Posts tagged: mortgage

Conveyancer versus Solicitor – which one is right for you?

Property transactions are one of the biggest deals you’ll make in your lifetime. It involves a lot of meetings, paperwork, planning, and negotiating to...   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

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

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

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 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

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

Pre-existing debts and a confusing maze of mortgages prove stressful for first home buyers

Are you struggling to save for your first home under the burden of pre-existing debts, a multitude of financial commitments and overwhelming mortgage choices?...   Read More