Last Week in Review 17/06/2021

Last week it was mostly good news for homebuyers. Lender 86 400 announced a drop in their rates which coincides with a continuous boom in the property market. Buyers are buying property at record speeds, which is causing FOMO to take over. FOMO seems to be part of the main driving force of the current [...]

Size matters: how to get more bang for your buck on property sizes

An increasing number of Australians are prioritising larger homes and bigger blocks in their house-hunting endeavours since the pandemic began. But where to look? Well, a new search tool helps you calculate which suburbs offer the best bang for your buck. ‘Give me a home among the gumtrees …’ There’s no denying that COVID-19 has […]

Aussie businesses load up on light commercial vehicles

Australian businesses have shifted things up a gear this year, with new asset finance figures revealing a 187% rise in light commercial vehicle purchases since January. The spike in business vehicle financing was driven by sales of all classes of vehicles, no doubt partly due to SMEs making the most of the federal government’s temporary full […]

33 suburbs where buyers still have the upper hand over sellers

Most of Australia may be a seller’s market right now, but there are still a few dozen suburbs around the country where there’s more housing stock available than in previous years. Today we’ll check out which 33 suburbs are still offering plenty of options for buyers. One key factor that’s resulted in the current “seller’s […]

Last Week in Review 07/06/2021

This week has been an interesting one for the market. While the affordability of housing has once again been put under a microscope, it doesn’t seem to be stopping many people from buying as there has been a record-breaking number of mortgages being taken out by Australians. The cash rate has remained low at 0.10% […]

4 in 5 hopeful buyers don’t understand key financial concepts

While most Australians dream of owning their own home, the majority of hopeful homeowners admit they don’t fully understand how home loans or mortgage rates work. That’s why we make it our mission to enlighten you during your home buying journey. They say knowledge is power. But this week we stumbled across some interesting stats […]

Last Week in Review 3

This week we saw good news for first home buyers. Apartments have had a decrease in demand as professional investors have begun chasing land with knockdown rebuilds become hot commodities. Property buyers and refinancers also receive great news as one of the lenders on our panel ING have also decreased their home loan rates to […]

Pedal to the metal: EOFY is officially bearing down on us

Keen to buy a vehicle, asset or another vital piece of equipment for your business and immediately write off the cost? Well, you better get cracking, as we’re officially entering end-of-financial-year territory. How time flies. It feels like only yesterday that we were gearing up for the year, and now, it’s all systems go to […]

“Tide turning on interest rates”: CBA hikes fixed rates

Australia’s biggest bank has hiked its three-year fixed rate for owner-occupiers in a further sign that “the tide is turning on interest rates”. So if you’ve been thinking about fixing your interest rate, it could be high time to do so. Now, we’re not normally ones to write articles about the interest rate movements of […]

Last Week In Review 2

Last Week In Review 2 Last week we saw the prices of property continue to rise with the regional areas snatching up most of the headlines. Regional housing has seen prices more than double that of the capital cities over the last 12 months. Prices in the country have risen 13% compared to the cities […]