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Cash rate on hold but set to rise: is now the time to fix?


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

( 2 min read )

RBA cash rate held again at 1.5 per cent

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has held the cash rate yet again at an historic low of 1.5 per cent.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Few lenders offering 10 year fixed rates

While uncertain economic times can lead borrowers to look into home loans with fixed interest rates, the number of lenders offering decade-long fixed interest rates can be counted on one hand.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

CPI to leave cash rate in flat line


Georgie Hay

Georgie Hay

( 2 min read )

APRA throws a lifeline back to property investors

Today’s announcement from APRA to remove the investor loan growth benchmark will see some banks cut investor rates to lure back more investors into the lucrative sector.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Perth is the most affordable City in Australia

Perth has been named the most affordable city in Australia, according to Housing Industry Association.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

What the rise of first home buyers means for you

The number of first home buyers has finally began to increase thanks to state and territory incentives such as grants and tax concessions, according to data from CoreLogic.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 6 min read )

Exclusive – Australia’s youngest property tycoon sets the record straight

Stephanie Brennan is one of Australia’s youngest real estate entrepreneurs, at just 27 she already owns properties across three continents rumoured to be worth $3.2 million.


Georgie Hay

Georgie Hay

( 6 min read )

ME Bank raises home loan rates for existing customers

ME bank is the latest Australian bank to hike home loan rates after Suncorp Bank, State Custodians and loans.com.au raised the majority of their variable rates over the past month.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

( 3 min read )

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