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Interest rates look set to remain steady
24 January 2014

Home loan borrowers can put their hopes on hold for short-term rate cuts as the struggling jobs market continues to hold the economy back.

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Loan-to-value ratios in decline
23 January 2014

Loan-to-value ratios (LVR’s) are in decline, with the latest AFG Mortgage Index figures showing them to be at their lowest level since 2012.

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First home buyers: Where the bloody hell are you?
21 January 2014

If Lara Bingle was to reinvent her spot as ambassador for the Australian Tourist Commission, she might well do it for the first home buyers in Victoria and once again pose the question: “Where the bloody hell are you?”

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2013's best performing suburbs
17 January 2014

Northern Melbourne suburb of Kingsbury has topped the list for the best-performed area for real estate in 2013.

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Unemployment remains at 4-year high
16 January 2014

Australia’s unemployment rate remains at a four-year high of 5.8 per cent. 

Figures released by the Bureau of Statistics show the economy lost 31,600 full-time jobs in December.

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