Archive for October, 2012

More than Half of Australians with a Mortgage are ahead

Posted on October 30th, 2012 · Posted in News

A recent RBA report states that more than half of Australia’s homeowners are ahead on their mortgage repayments – among the highest level in the world. Despite a 6 per cent.. Read more

Cost Of Living Going Up

Posted on October 23rd, 2012 · Posted in News

The costs of basic household necessities — like electricity, school fees, petrol and vegetables — have risen at more than twice the rate of inflation over the past decade. Ahead.. Read more

Property Market Showing Tentative Signs Of Moving Up

Posted on October 16th, 2012 · Posted in News

The property market is showing some signs of moving up the gears as the key spring selling period gathers pace with home loan approvals registering their biggest rise in almost.. Read more

Interest Rate Cuts Begin

Posted on October 9th, 2012 · Posted in News

The Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and NAB have all announced cuts in the wake of the Reserve Bank’s cash rate reduction, but none of these lenders have passed on the full.. Read more

RBA Update: Interest Rate Reduction

Posted on October 2nd, 2012 · Posted in News

At its meeting today, the Reserve Bank decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.25 per cent, effective 3 October 2012. The outlook for growth in.. Read more