Refinancing soars as rates remain on hold


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

Mar 4, 2014( 1 min read )

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With the cash rate left on hold again at today’s Reserve Bank board meeting, marking 7 months unchanged at 2.5 percent, more Aussie home owners are seeking rate cuts of their own by refinancing, research shows.

A RateCity.com.au analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics figures shows the number of owner occupiers refinancing their home loans was up by 17 percent to $27 billion in the first half of the 2013-14 financial year.

 

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