Banks loosen the reins on interest-only lending
The Reserve Bank of Australia has today left the cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent, but banks have been making significant cuts to interest-only rates across the market.
Cheap money set to stay as RBA settles in
Australia’s love affair with cheap money is set to continue today, with no sign interest rates will move in the near future.
Here’s how to fix the “housing affordability mess”
Governments must take action to improve housing affordability, through policies to increase supply and reduce demand, according to a new report.
Smaller banks most satisfying home loan lenders in Australia
Customer satisfaction with banks is up, despite the current negative publicity surrounding the Royal Commission into the Australian financial sector, according to data from Roy Morgan.
Booms, slumps and everything in between for real estate prices
Australia’s capital city property markets have experienced more downs than ups over the past three months, with only Hobart and Adelaide reporting growth.
Finding real estate agents now easier for home loan customers
Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have partnered with real estate agent comparison website, LocalAgentFinder, to help their customers find and connect with real estate agents suited for their needs.