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COVID-19 repayment amnesty over: how to avoid a bad credit rating

The COVID-19 loan deferral program and credit reporting amnesty is now over, which means banks will report any late repayments on mortgage or small business loans to credit agencies unless you’ve entered into a hardship arrangement.

By |2021-04-12T03:01:49+00:00April 7th, 2021|Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on COVID-19 repayment amnesty over: how to avoid a bad credit rating

Fixed mortgage rates set to rise in coming months: experts

House prices could jump 17% in 2021 and mortgage rates are set to rise much sooner than expected, ANZ Bank has tipped.

By |2021-04-12T02:57:38+00:00March 31st, 2021|Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on Fixed mortgage rates set to rise in coming months: experts

How do you compare: how much of your pay goes to your mortgage?

The property market is going through a boom phase, which means housing affordability is getting tougher. So how much does the average Australian household need to put towards their monthly home loan repayments in the current market? Let’s take a look.

By |2021-03-24T23:37:11+00:00March 24th, 2021|Useful Information|Comments Off on How do you compare: how much of your pay goes to your mortgage?

“On the cusp of a boom”: CBA’s assessment of the housing market

Australia’s housing market is on the “cusp of a boom”, with house prices set to leap 16% over the next two years, according to the Commonwealth Bank (CBA).

By |2021-02-18T03:15:09+00:00February 17th, 2021|Equity Release, Financing Investment Property, Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on “On the cusp of a boom”: CBA’s assessment of the housing market

Record-breaking: 5 big property trends in 2021

After a bumpy 2020, 2021 is already rewriting the record books. From property prices, to interest rates, to refinancing - no matter which way you look records are being broken. Today we’ll look at why property market sentiment is riding so high.

By |2021-02-10T02:54:06+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Useful Information|Comments Off on Record-breaking: 5 big property trends in 2021

How did your suburb fare during the COVID-19 crisis?

When coronavirus broke out across Australia, doomsday reports tipped the property market could fall as far as 30% across the country. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case. Here’s how to find out how your suburb actually fared.

By |2021-02-10T03:00:52+00:00January 28th, 2021|Useful Information|Comments Off on How did your suburb fare during the COVID-19 crisis?

Australia is building the biggest houses in the world once again

We dream big in Australia. So it’s little surprise that when the Great Australian Dream becomes a reality it means bigger houses than anywhere else in the world, according to a new report.

By |2020-11-11T23:35:27+00:00November 12th, 2020|Equity Release, Renovations, Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on Australia is building the biggest houses in the world once again

Switch lenders if rate cut is not passed on: RBA

Mortgage holders and business operators are being encouraged by the RBA to switch lenders if their bank doesn’t pass on the latest cash rate cut.

By |2020-11-11T23:27:32+00:00November 5th, 2020|Home Loan Refinancing, Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on Switch lenders if rate cut is not passed on: RBA

Housing affordability best it’s been in a decade: report

Great news for homeowners and prospective buyers: housing affordability is at its best level in a decade and should continue to improve throughout 2021.

By |2020-10-30T01:23:54+00:00October 29th, 2020|Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on Housing affordability best it’s been in a decade: report

Turbocharged instant asset write-off scheme unveiled

There was one big-ticket initiative in the federal budget that really caught our eye, and that was the turbocharged version of the instant asset write-off scheme. Today we’ll look at how it could improve your business’s cash flow moving forward.

By |2020-10-13T01:28:55+00:00October 8th, 2020|Useful Information|Comments Off on Turbocharged instant asset write-off scheme unveiled