News

First-home buyer slide continues in August
22 October 2014

Fresh data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show first-home buyer numbers continue to fade.

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Steering clear of home loan deposit confusion
21 October 2014

Potential property buyers are faced with increasing confusion, with potentially misleading loan-to-value ratios (LVRs) being advertised on home loans.

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Debate rages over fee-for-service vs commissions
16 October 2014

The recent Financial System Inquiry saw claims from some financial bodies that the fee-for-service model for mortgage brokers is better than commissions.

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Property at the heart of the world's 'richest' nation
15 October 2014

Australians have just been rated the richest people in the world and it’s because of one thing - houses.

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Gen Y keen to access super to break into housing market
13 October 2014

With house prices in Australia a constant concern for potential first-home buyers, it’s probably little surprise that nearly half of them would want to be able to access their superannuation or have salary rules changed so they could enter the market.

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