Banks struggle to lure customers with low fixed rates
07 August 2014

Despite banks dropping their fixed-rates for home loans to below 5 per cent for five years, only 24 per cent of new home loan customers took the option in June.

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Reserve Bank leave rates on hold for 12th consecutive month
06 August 2014

The Reserve Bank’s monthly board meeting has ended as most predicted – with interest rates remaining unchanged.

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Calls for abolition of stamp duty to free up labour market
01 August 2014

The Property Council of Australia has said it would like to see stamp duty abolished to encourage more movement in the labour market.

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Fixed-rate mortgage price cutting war
31 July 2014

Both the majors and non-majors are in the midst of a fixed interest rate cutting frenzy.

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Maintaining your privacy through the home open process
30 July 2014

When you’re selling your home, you’re basically attempting to get as many strangers as you can to come and walk through the place, while you’re not there! That is if you are having open house inspections.

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