News

Market Essentials – July 2018

In this month’s news, the performance of houses in Sydney ended up being the worst for the year out of all the capital cities according to Corelogic with a 6.2% fall, and 4.6% fall for dwellings overall. Hobart remained the stellar performer continuing its climb to...

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Market Essentials – June 2018

In news this month, AMP Capital economist Shane Oliver has stated that he is not expecting interest rates to change until 2020, a view increasingly supported by actions from the RBA who are looking to maintain a balance between economic growth and a cooling property...

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Can a boarder help you pay your mortgage?

Taking on a boarder could be a viable way to help you pay your mortgage. If you’re going to take in a boarder, there are some very important implications to consider first, as we explain in this article. The pros of having a boarder Additional income You can offset...

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Market Essentials – May 2018

In this month’s edition, the real estate slowdown across the country continues, with Domain Group data showing national property prices slumping 1.2% in the 3 months to March. Over the year however, prices were up 6.3% on CoreLogic data, with Tasmania taking out top...

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Market Essentials – April 2018

This Month in Review In this month’s news, the Reserve Bank of Australia has broken a record for the longest stretch without an interest rate change, with rates on hold at 1.5 per cent for the 18th consecutive meeting. The Grattan Institute’s John Daley has warned a...

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