Are you looking for ways to save on your mortgage? Try some of these tips.
The party season is hotting up, but can your home handle the heat?
Summer can be a tricky month for entertaining at home. With the sun blazing down, it can get too hot to host.
On the other hand, long days and good friends make wonderful memories.
Here are some tips to help you make sure your home can handle the heat.
Favourable interest rates are a borrower’s best friend, but should you lock in a low rate or go with a variable rate? Here are five things to consider.
1. How low can rates go?
Interest rates are at historically low levels and the current outlook suggests there may be further cuts in the medium-term future. If you lock in your rate now, you won’t reap the benefits of later decreases.
The property market is dynamic, with trends changing from week to week. Here’s what people are talking about right now.
This may lead to a shift in the way the government addresses economic issues, with the Turnbull government set to be “a thoroughly Liberal government committed to freedom, the individual and the market.”1 At the heart of Turnbull’ economic ethos is the concept of a ‘free market’, encouraging competition wherever possible.
The rise of new apartment developments in our cities provides greater opportunities for potential home owners to buy off the plan. There are benefits to this, but also a number of issues to be mindful of. We look at some of the things to consider when buying off the plan.
On 15 September 2015 Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in as Prime Minister, signalling a new era for the Liberal leadership.
In December 2014, APRA, the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry, announced an increase in the level of supervisory focus on residential mortgage lending.
Six ways to add value to your property
Whether you’re looking to sell or upgrade, there are a few sure-fire ways to add value to your property with some clever cosmetics. Here are our best tips:
Following a strong run in many locations in 20141, sound investment fundamentals and low interest rates continue to make well-selected property an attractive investment selection in 2015.
This summer is expected to be a hot one for the property market. With many economists predicting the official cash rate to remain low for some time1, this summer could be a great time to consider a property purchase.
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