Why don’t lenders drop my repayments when the interest rate falls?

January 23, 2020 Finance

A question that’s been popping up a bit lately has been ‘why didn’t my lender reduce my repayments when the interest rate fell last year?’

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How to avoid underinsuring your home

January 9, 2020 Finance

With Australia currently enduring its worst bushfire season on record, we all want to do our little bit to help out, so today we thought we'd discuss the important topic of underinsurance.

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How to spread some free Xmas cheer these holidays

December 18, 2019 Finance

Did you know there’s around $1.1 billion owed to Aussie families in unclaimed shares, bank accounts and life insurance? With the festive season just around the corner, here’s how to find some long lost funds for you and your family in less than one minute.

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Season’s Greetings! Here’s to a prosperous 2020!

December 18, 2019 Finance

With 2019 drawing to a close, we hope you're shifting into holiday mode and getting ready to relax and unwind (or, at least, looking forward to a few public holidays!).

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Caps for new first home buyer scheme revealed

October 31, 2019 Finance

The property price caps in each state have been revealed for the federal government’s new first home buyer scheme. Read on to find out the maximum value of a property you can purchase under the scheme.

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RBA cuts cash rate, but will the banks pass it on?

October 1, 2019 Finance

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has cut the official cash rate by 25 basis points to a new record low of 0.75%. But will the banks pass on the interest rate cut in full to you?

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Four ways to dive into the property market with a smaller deposit

September 26, 2019 Finance

Three-in-five prospective first home buyers intend to buy soon with a smaller deposit, rather than wait until they have saved a 20% deposit. So how do they plan on doing so?

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Is the housing market drought finally over?

September 5, 2019 Finance

Marge, Marge, the rains are ‘ere! Home prices have recorded their first rise since October 2017, with national dwelling values increasing 0.8% over August, according to the latest CoreLogic report.

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Have your smashed avo and eat it too!

July 25, 2019 Finance

One of the most annoying myths for young homebuyers has to be the smashed avo breaky one. You know - to buy a property you have to forego delicious weekend breakfasts. Well, here are three easy recipes that prove otherwise.

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Housing affordability the best it’s been since 1999: HIA

July 11, 2019 Finance

Great news for home buyers - housing affordability is the best it’s been since 1999, according to new data released by the nation’s peak housing and building body.

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