Posts tagged: finance

Will the cash rate budge in 2018?

With its considerable direct and trickle-down effects on the Australian economy, particularly interest rates and inflation, it’s no wonder The Reserve Bank of Australia’s...   Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why a ‘subject to finance’ clause is essential in your property purchase contract

Recently a young couple I know very well signed a contract to purchase land on which they would subsequently build their first house. The...   Read More