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Lenders widen gap between discount floating and fixed rates to guard against possible RBA rate cut
31 January 2019

Lenders are preparing for a possible interest rate cut from the RBA by letting the discount rate between floating and fixed rates widen by up to 30 per cent.

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Mortgage brokers await final report from banking royal commission
30 January 2019

The final report from the banking Royal Commission is imminent and mortgage brokers and small lenders say if it leads to an overhaul of broker fees it could be bad for borrowers and good for the major banks.

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Melbourne property downturn could get worse
23 January 2019

The Melbourne property market downturn could get worse this year after record falls in the later part of 2018.

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Top property picks from around the country for 2019
22 January 2019

As we enter the new year with different property market conditions around the country, Domain senior news producer Elizabeth Redman spoke to some real estate agents around the country who gave their top picks for 2019.

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Three leading economists have tipped the next rate move to be down, not up
17 January 2019

Three of the nation’s leading economists say 2019 will see further interest rate cuts from the RBA from their record-low 1.5 per cent.

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