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Well Home Loans cuts fixed rates to 2.74%

Well Home Loans has shaken up the mortgage market by unveiling the lowest two-year and three-year fixed rates in Australia.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Sep 5, 2019( 2 min read )

CASH RATE ON HOLD: But fixed rates keep tumbling

The RBA has left cash rate on hold today at an historic low of 1 per cent. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has indicated there will be a prolonged period of low rates and further cuts are still on the table.


Liz Seatter

Liz Seatter

Sep 3, 2019( 4 min read )

Weapons of mass construction: is it time to build your own home?

A lack of oversight in private certification in the construction industry could mean that building your own home is a better option.


Rachel Wastell

Rachel Wastell

Sep 1, 2019( 6 min read )

Rates starting with ‘2’ to become new norm

A growing number of lenders are set to offer home loans that start with a ‘2’ on the back of the next RBA cut, which is expected to come in the next few months, and potentially as early as Tuesday.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Aug 29, 2019( 3 min read )

Some home loans come with gifts attached

Mortgage lenders are fighting hard for business, with Virgin Money gifting Velocity points to eligible borrowers and other lenders running cashback offers.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Aug 26, 2019( 2 min read )

Popular lenders offering 3-year home loans from 2.99%

Suncorp Bank and Bank of Queensland are leading the way among Australia’s largest banks for three-year home loan interest rates.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Aug 23, 2019( 2 min read )

What could a recession mean for you?

The ASX plummeted last Thursday, with a loss of over $60 billion wiped from the local stock market. If a recession is imminent, what does it mean for you?


Rachel Wastell

Rachel Wastell

Aug 19, 2019( 4 min read )

Negative interest rates: is it time to bury your money?

Find out exactly what negative interest rates means for Australians. If the RBA reduces the cash rate to 0% or less, it time to bury your money?


Rachel Wastell

Rachel Wastell

Aug 16, 2019( 4 min read )

Saving for a home? It might take you ten years

New CoreLogic figures have painted a more stable picture of the Australian housing market but saving for a house deposit can still take up to ten years to achieve.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Aug 14, 2019( 4 min read )

Cash rate back in a holding pattern while new customer rates continue to fall

The RBA left the cash rate on hold this month at a record low of 1 per cent, but borrowers can still get a further rate cut if they turn themselves into new customers.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Aug 6, 2019( 2 min read )

Is it time to fix your home loan?

It’s the age-old question people love to ask: is now the best time to fix? With cash rate at a historic low of 1 per cent, the question of whether to fix or not has become more prevalent than ever.


Sally Tindall

Sally Tindall

Jul 30, 2019( 5 min read )

The pros and cons of comparing fixed rate home loans

Following recent cash rate cuts from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), many banks have slashed their home loan interest rates to new lows.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Jul 30, 2019( 3 min read )

UBank offering 5-year investor rates for 3.49%

More than a dozen lenders, large and small, are now offering investors five-year fixed rates for under 4 per cent.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Jul 29, 2019( 3 min read )

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