Lenders to receive a visit from APRA
10 December 2014

Australia’s banking watchdog will be cracking down on risky mortgage lending practices as a guard against the hot property market.

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Economists scrambling to joint the rate cut prediction bandwagon
09 December 2014

Recently when comparison website surveyed 37 financial experts, just three of them predicted that the official cash rate would fall further in 2015.

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The stats that matter in property investment
05 December 2014

The finance and property markets are filled with statistics and measures. It’s obviously the way to read the economic state of things and the way to garner ideas on where things might be heading – crucial in planning economic moves.

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RBA keeps rates steady amid uncertainty on future moves
03 December 2014

Interest rates have remained unchanged for the 15th policy meeting in a row.


Comments made by the RBA during this month’s meeting again emphasised that the current rate levels were right for fostering sustainable growth.

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The allure of a holiday home investment in summer
02 December 2014

With the arrival of summer and the festive season, it can be a time of the year when property investors get caught up in the allure of holidays and want to buy a holiday home.

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