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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What the cash rate cuts mean for other areas of your finance

July 4, 2019 Finance

Whenever the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) changes the official cash rate we all hear about how it will impact home loans. But it affects many other areas of finance and the economy, which we’ll look into today.

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RBA goes back-to-back with cash rate cuts

July 2, 2019 Finance

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has cut the official cash rate by 25 basis points to a new record low of 1%. Yep, that's right, back-to-back rate cuts within just one month.

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Will lenders pass on the RBA rate cut to you?

June 4, 2019 Finance

The RBA has cut the official cash rate to a new record low of 1.25%. But hang on a sec… Will lenders even pass on the cut in full? Today we’ll look at how you can make the RBA rate cut work for you.

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What the re-elected Coalition government has promised

May 23, 2019 Finance

No doubt, like most, you’re suffering from a bit of election fatigue. But stick with us - here’s one last article that explains what you can expect from the 46th parliament of Australia.

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