Fixed-Rate Home Loans Drop Below 3%

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 11, 2019

Over the last month, several of our lenders announced that they’re decreasing the interest rates on their fixed rate home loan products. Fixed rates have fallen below 3%. We’ve listed the best fixed-rate home loans available from our panel of lenders below. Owner-occupied...

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RBA Says: Expect An Extended Period Of Low Interest Rates

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 11, 2019

Great news for borrowers! The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Governor Philip Lowe says that the cash rate will stay low for the long term. In its 4 September meeting, the RBA has decided to keep the cash rate unchanged at 1%, which means that borrowers can enjoy a longer...

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Property Market Predictions – QBE Report 2019

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 11, 2019

According to QBE’s Australian Housing Outlook 2019-2022, house prices across all the capital cities are set to grow in the next three years. With Brisbane house prices expected to grow by as much as 20.3%, it may very well be the next property hotspot, it is followed...

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How To Prepare For The Spring Property Season

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 13, 2019

The busy spring property season is just around the corner, and you know what that means? Whether you’re planning to buy or sell, NOW is the time to start getting organised. Here’s how. Tips if you’re planning to buy this spring Get your finance sorted pronto There’s...

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Property Market Predictions – July 2019

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 23, 2019

After the largest decline in house prices in the last 30 years, Sydney and Melbourne have seen dwelling values rise for the first time since 2017. So what do the experts have to say? BIS Oxford Economics’ Price Predictions According to the latest BIS Oxford...

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Borrowing Power Changes: How Much More Can I Borrow?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 17, 2019

This month APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) has removed rules for the banks about how they calculate borrowing power. As a result, borrowing power has increased by as much as 15 per cent. Who are the winners? Home buyers have seen their borrowing power...

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RBA Slashes Cash Rate Again – Is Your Lender Passing On The Full Rate Cut?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 10, 2019

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) slashed the cash rate once again by 0.25% – taking the already low cash rate to its new historic low of 1.00%. Relatively, fewer banks are passing on the full rate cut compared to RBA’s rate cut in June. Who passed on the full...

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Home Loan Experts Wins Australia’s Top Mortgage Broking Office Award

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 9, 2019

The Australian Broking Awards is the night of nights for brokers, brokerages, aggregators and mortgage industry leaders. The awards are judged by a panel of leading industry experts and competing in the awards are some of Australia’s best brokerages. On Friday night,...

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Buying A Home Just Got Easier!

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 8, 2019

There hasn’t been a better time for first home buyers to buy their first home since the housing values peaked in 2017. We’ve listed the most important factors which makes it the right time for first home buyers to finally enter the property market. Lower house...

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New Assessment Rate: How Much More Can I Borrow?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 10, 2019

In an open letter to the banks, APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) has proposed amending their guidelines to allow banks to determine their own assessment rate. This will substantially increase the maximum borrowing power of many home loan borrowers. We responded...

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