Would negative gearing changes be a big win for first-home buyers?

Some will win, some will lose — this was how one economist described the impact of the changes to negative gearing the Australian Labor Party proposes to enact should it win the upcoming federal election. In a think piece on Realestate.com.au, REA Group chief economist Nerida Conisbee said drastic changes are in store should Labor [...]

By |2019-04-30T01:33:30+00:00April 30th, 2019|First Home Buyer, Home & Investment Lending|0 Comments

How your shopping habits could hurt your chances of securing a mortgage

Recently so many of my customers have been shocked that their shopping habits with buy-now-pay-later apps would come back to haunt them when they have applied for a mortgage. Once the Lenders complete all the document checks they often come back to me and say, ‘Do you know your customers have an Afterpay account?’. Once [...]

Cash rate announced ahead of federal budget

The RBA has revealed its cash rate decision for April ahead of the release of the federal budget this evening. Following its monthly board meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced that it has held the official cash rate at 1.5 per cent. It has been two and a half years (August 2016) [...]

By |2019-04-09T03:57:17+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Interest Rates, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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