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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Sydney has lost the crown for the hottest housing market. Hobart’s the unexpected crown holder now!

2018 Property Prices: the good, the bad and the unexpected

It’s that time of year when everyone polishes the crystal ball to see where Australia’s housing market is heading. And there are always plenty...   Read More

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Many rental listings do not specify if they are pet friendly or not, so it’s always a good idea to ask.

The dos and don’ts of renting with pets

Pet ownership is an important part of Australian life. However, today many pet owners still struggle with finding suitable rental accommodation to suit their...   Read More

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The Boxing Day period is one of the biggest sales times of the entire year, so take advantage of the discounts on offer – especially on big ticket items.

Your survival guide to this year’s Boxing Day sales

With Christmas only a week or so away, and most of us in a festive frenzy, the last thing you’ll be thinking about is...   Read More

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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