Why should I be concerned about the ALP’s negative gearing policy?

June, 2016 by

Ultimately, the value of your home is determined by what a buyer is willing to pay in today’s market. It also helps if there are more buyers interested in purchasing your home too. It’s for this reason Raine & Horne[…]

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Why are the banks hiking up their mortgage interest rates?

November, 2015 by

When it comes to the interest rates we’re paying on our home loans – to steal a line from Beatle John Lennon – it’s strange days indeed, most peculiar. On the one hand, the big banks are hiking up their interest rates, while[…]

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Is it better to have a bank or a non-bank lender such as credit union or building society managing my mortgage?

April, 2015 by

Australia has a very sophisticated home loan industry and its banks, credit unions and building societies are all equally acceptable options. They are all regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), which means the more significant issue involves determining[…]

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