Finance & Property

HomeHub brings you the latest information on finance, real estate trends and tips on buying and managing your property.

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Are young Australians ‘saving’ Christmas?

They’ve been called unmotivated, self-obsessed and even ‘snowflakes’ but Generation Z may just have the most holiday cheer of all! Homeloans’ annual Christmas Spending...   Read More

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Wandering through an open home can be an awkward experience, but a virtual assistant can help create a welcoming, warm environment.

Sell your house with a virtual assistant

Selling your home with the help of a virtual assistant may make the difference between making a sale, and having to open your home...   Read More

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If you’re serious about bidding for the property – as opposed to just window shopping – then you’ll need to be 100 per cent ready to proceed with the purchase on the day.

Protect your property interests with a contract of sale

While the movies would suggest that property auctions are an exciting whirlwind of spur-of-the-moment action, in reality the process is far more considered. With...   Read More

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You didn't need to back a winner to win on Melbourne Cup Day if you were a mortgage holder.

Imminent cash rate rise remains unlikely

Mortgage holders were the winners on Melbourne Cup Day as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left the cash rate on hold for the...   Read More

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Australians are spending a smaller portion of their income on their home loans than a decade ago thanks to lower interest rates and growth in household incomes.

Less income being spent on home loans than a decade ago

Australians are spending a smaller portion of their income on their home loans than a decade ago, according to the latest figures from the...   Read More

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No matter what financial news source you turn to at the moment, you’re likely to find commentary around rate rises.

Should you be preparing for an interest rate rise?

No matter what financial news source you turn to at the moment, you’re likely to find commentary around rate rises – particularly the question:...   Read More

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5 ways to avoid “auction anxiety”

You’re at an auction hoping to buy your dream home. You’re amongst a bunch of strangers, some of whom are there to try to...   Read More

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Aged care is a difficult but important conversation to have with the older members of our family.

At-home versus aged care

It’s a thought we try to push to the back of our minds. It’s the realisation we don’t want to have. Our parents have...   Read More

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Here are three tips for finding a reputable real estate agent who will focus on getting you the best price possible – not lining their own pockets.

How to find a real estate agent

For most people a home is the biggest asset they own, so when it comes time to sell getting the most money you can...   Read More

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When it comes to your annual tax bonus, should you save it or spend it?

How Australians plan to spend their tax returns this year

The first weeks of spring are a timely reminder that tax return season is also upon us, with the self-lodgement deadline of 31 October...   Read More