News

The RBA has kept rates on hold but the cooling property market could see future cuts
07 June 2017

The Reserve Bank has left the official cash rate at 1.5 per cent for another month as the property markets in Melbourne and Sydney both look to be peaking.

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What does a housing bubble look like?
02 June 2017

In days gone by it was really only a fringe minority of economists that were prepared to label Melbourne and Sydney’s property markets as housing bubbles, but there’s now a growing number of mainstream economists joining the chorus.

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Interest-only loans are losing some of their shine
30 May 2017

Interest-only loans are losing some of their appeal as principal-and-interest loans gain favour in the current lending environment of regulator crackdowns.

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The demand for longer-term fixed rate loans among borrowers is on the up
26 May 2017

A new survey has shown that a lot of Australians would like to be offered longer-term fixed rate home loans.

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Job automation is projected to change work patterns and reduce office space demand
25 May 2017

Corporate tenants will reduce their long term leases by 30 per cent over the next 20 years as automation replaces the need for humans to work in those spaces.

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