Linda Hamilton

Thinking About Buying Off The Plan? Read This First.

Thinking About Buying Off The Plan? Read This First.

In a rising property market, it can also prove a lucrative investment – but not always. If you’re considering it, be prepared and ask yourself these five questions first.

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( Posted in: Property )

Towards 2019: What’s Next For The Housing Market?

Towards 2019: What’s Next For The Housing Market?

The Australian residential housing market has been highly variable this year, and we’ve seen some highlights as well as lowlights. We look ahead at what’s expected for the remainder of 2018 and beyond.

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( Posted in: Property )

RBA Leave Cash Rate On Hold

RBA Leave Cash Rate On Hold

The RBA Board has left the official cash rate on hold for the 26th consecutive month at 1.50 per cent.

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

CBA To Scrap Supergear Product

CBA To Scrap Supergear Product

CBA will SCRAP their Supergear product, effective 12th October 2018. A decision to refine their product offering to become a “simpler, better bank” is their reasoning to exit the LRBA market. 

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

NAB Bucks The Trend

NAB Bucks The Trend

National Bank announced today that it will not change its Standard Variable home loan rate from 5.24% p.a.

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Big Four To Implement Out-Of-Cycle Rate Hike

Big Four To Implement Out-Of-Cycle Rate Hike

Westpac Bank will increase variable interest rates for both residential owner occupied and investment loans, despite the RBA keeping the cash rate on hold for the past two years at 1.5%. 

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Separating With A Mortgage

Separating With A Mortgage

When a couple breaks up, there are a lot of things to deliberate. Where are you going to burn the romantic photos? Who gets to keep the slow cooker? How quickly can I get that ring up on Gumtree? Most importantly, what happens to the house…?

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Family Planning: Applying For A Home Loan With A Baby On The Way

Family Planning: Applying For A Home Loan With A Baby On The Way

Purchasing a home and having a child are two of life's most stressful events. What on Earth happens when both are occuring at the same time?!

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )