Posts tagged: finance

Imminent 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

RBA keeps cash rate at record low, warns of higher Aussie dollar

At its August meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the cash rate on hold, maintaining the record low. The decision was expected...   Read More

5 lessons you can expect to learn when building a custom home

From finding the perfect block of land and choosing a custom home builder you can trust to settling on a particular design, it’s safe...   Read More

Legal considerations when applying for a mortgage in Australia

Buying a house is exciting, but few people realise the legal paperwork and processes involved until they’ve already dived straight in and started searching...   Read More

Getting ready for tax time 2017

Whether you work for someone else, run your own business, or freelance, getting ready for tax time can be overwhelming. After all, most of...   Read More

How to save if you’re a self-employed mum

With power and grocery bills on the rise, and the general cost of living impacting even two income families, it can be a challenge...   Read More

Taking the complexity out of conveyancing

You’ve been searching for months and you think you’ve found a house that ticks all your boxes. However, it’s not just a house to...   Read More