Rate cut looking more likely after unemployment rate jumps again
17 May 2019

The Australian unemployment rate has crept up for the second month in a row and it’s pushing the Reserve Bank closer to an official interest rate cut.

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Labor backs Coalition First Home Loan Deposit Scheme
15 May 2019

The Coalition has a plan to help first-home buyers who are struggling to save a deposit by guaranteeing a large portion of their deposit and saving them from having to pay lenders’ mortgage insurance.

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RBA holds its nerve and keeps rates unchanged ahead of federal election
08 May 2019

This month’s eagerly awaited RBA meeting has ended with the official cash rate remaining unchanged for a record 34thconsecutive month.

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How to best work with your builder when renovating or extending
06 May 2019

If you’re using builders to help renovate your property or put in extensions, it can be daunting to open quality communication with them.

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House sales in Australia fall to levels worse than during the GFC
01 May 2019

Property sales in Australia have fallen further than the level during the Global Financial Crisis, putting downward pressure on prices across the country, led mainly by Melbourne and Sydney.

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