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May

The Reserve Bank increased interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, smack in the middle of an election campaign.

The Reserve Bank of Australia has increased interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, smack in the middle of an election campaign. The first in what will be a series of hikes, the RBA board on Tuesday raised the official cash rate by 25 basis points to 0.35%, from a record…..

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20
Apr

Key changes to Home Guarantee Scheme announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison

The Morrison government says fresh tweaks to its Home Guarantee Scheme will allow tens of thousands more Australians to buy homes. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the price caps for homes available under the scheme will increase, expanding the number of people who are eligible. The scheme allows people to purchase homes with a…..

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20
Apr

Australia’s interest rate forecast to hit 1.5 per cent next year

Australia’s interest rate is tipped to hit as high as 1.5 per cent by the middle of next year as the nation’s central bank moves to put a cap on soaring inflation. AMP Capital economist Diana Mousina has outlined the investment manager’s new forecast for Australia’s interest rates, predicting the official cash rate target to hit…..

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20
Apr

What will happen to house prices after the election?

House prices may have risen after the 2019 election, but this time around a post-vote downturn is expected as mortgage holders face the first of many interest rises after they go to the ballot box on May 21. Not all areas of the country are expected to see price corrections, though, with more affordable regional…..

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12
Apr

Sky-high prices push potential home buyers to borrow to the max

Some first-home buyers are stretching their borrowing to the limit to try to get into the pricey property market despite looming interest rate rises, mortgage brokers warn. Other buyers, especially owners looking to upgrade, are starting to take a more conservative approach to their debt levels as they plan for borrowing costs to rise. SPONSORED…..

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12
Apr

5 ways to design a winter-ready living room

Before the chill arrives, start thinking about how you can create a living room that’s the perfect winter retreat. Cosy, plush and warm are all features you want to see in the ideal winter living room. If you’re craving the ultimate living space to suit your needs this winter, we have a few ideas to…..

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