‘Are we there yet?’ That seems to be the million dollar question on everyone’s lips. Let’s look at whether or not the property market is finally starting to stabilise, as well as when we might start seeing some positive changes in the market.
The RBA has cut the official cash rate to a new record low of 1.25%. But hang on a sec… Will lenders even pass on the cut in full? Today we’ll look at how you can make the RBA rate cut work for you.
We’ve all heard the horror stories about a mechanically-challenged friend buying a car and it turning out to be an absolute lemon! Well, the truth is that sourcing the finance for the car isn’t all too dissimilar. But here are 12 reasons why a broker can provide peace of mind.
Here’s a bit of good news: you may be able to borrow more for your next home loan after the prudential regulator sent a letter to the banks asking them to relax a key lending criteria.
When you’re taking out a mortgage, you’re usually making the biggest financial commitment of your life. Here are a few hacks that could potentially save you thousands of dollars.
Cash flow is like your daily hit of caffeine. You don’t really notice how important it is for your business until you’ve got to try and operate without it. Today we’ll look at how the recently expanded instant asset write-off initiative can help out in that area.
Have you reviewed your annual energy costs? Now, more than ever, it is easy to compare energy costs from a range of energy suppliers, and save up to 20% off your bill.
Fixing your home loan while rates are dropping is a bit like pulling the ripcord on a parachute. If you do it early you’ll get a steady ride but may miss out on a bit of action. But if you leave it too late things might get a little messy.
If you’ve applied for or used credit, then you are likely to have a credit report and a credit score, referred to as your credit profile. It’s a way for Australian credit providers, such as banks and credit card companies, to help work out how likely it is you’ll be able to repay a loan.
Buying a house is one of the biggest achievements and scariest things you’ll ever do. It can also be a very exciting time, however there are a few things you need to consider before you take the homeowner plunge.