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Workers hungry for more super as Budget looms

New research from The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) found Australians believe more money should be saved for their retirement, not less.

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How to get a property valuation

Amid strong property price growth, knowing the value of a property is paramount for any potential home buyer or seller.

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How to pay a deposit on a home

Your house deposit is probably the biggest block of savings you’ll ever hand over in your lifetime, so it’s natural to want to understand exactly how and when to pay it, and what comes after.

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How to find the perfect tenants for your investment property

Striking a balance between responsible tenants and consistent income is a challenge for any property investor or landlord.

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Should you make monthly, fortnightly or weekly mortgage repayments?

Repaying fortnightly or weekly can help you pay off your mortgage years earlier and save tens of thousands in interest.

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One in four believe now is a good time to buy a home: NAB

According to new NAB research, a quarter of Australians still believe now is a good time to buy a home.

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Top 20 undersupplied house markets

New research commissioned by HOOD.ai has found the top 20 Australian house markets that are undersupplied.

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No apparent end in sight for inflation, cost of living pressures

The long term outlook for gas prices and dairy products is negative for consumers, with leading industry bodies anticipating prices to remain elevated.

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Use a mortgage broker or go direct?

Australia’s home loan market is huge, with $33 billion in new residential loans approved in January 2022 alone, according to ABS housing stats.

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Qantas and Jetstar resuming Bali and New Zealand flights

With international travel resuming, Jetstar has announced budget flights to Bali, while Qantas has announced when Trans-Tasman flights will resume.

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How to pay off your mortgage quickly

Buying a home will most likely be the largest investment you make in your life and simultaneously, a home loan will be the largest debt you ever take on. But there are ways to pay off your mortgage quickly.

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How much does it really cost to install a swimming pool in Australia?

There’s no doubt Aussies love a swim in summer. If you aren’t lucky enough to have a pool already, you may be interested in how much a pool would cost to install.

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Home Inspection Checklist: What to look for when buying a new home

If you’re in a position to buy a home - congratulations! But before you sign those papers, there’s a number of things you should inspect on the property.

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ACT stamp duty threshold gets increased for off-the-plan purchases

The threshold for stamp duty in the ACT has been changed by its government to remove it for off-the-plan property purchases up to $600,000.

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Stake to offer crypto investing

Digital broker STAKE has announced it will introduce cryptocurrency investing for customers in 2022.

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Plan for a rate rise: RBA

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Dr Philip Lowe has encouraged Australians to prepare for higher interest rates.

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Settlements data and clearance rates indicate property market cool-off

Slowing buyer demand, tighter lending conditions and affordability constraints contributed to an easing in national home value growth rate in February.

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How to claim disaster payments for those impacted by floods

Here is a comprehensive guide on what financial assistance is available for those affected by floods in Queensland and NSW.

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Post-pandemic airline travel set for shake up

The arrival of a new budget airline, and pent-up demand post-pandemic could result in a highly competitive airlines market.

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How to claim child care subsidy

From 7 March 2022, if you have more than one child aged five or younger in care, you may get a higher subsidy.

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Inflation pushes shoppers to sniff out grocery bargains online

A new survey reveals online grocery shopping saves the average shopper $1,369 a year and the equivalent of an extra long weekend in time back.

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East coast floods weigh heavily on consumer confidence

The ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence index is down, largely attributed to flooding along the east coast.

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Top 20 affordable suburbs in capital cities

Well Home Loans identified the top 20 housing markets around Australia that are affordable, desirable and relatively close to capital city CBDs.

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'Better together': QSuper and Sunsuper merge

Two of the largest superannuation funds have merged to form Australian Retirement Trust which now stands as the second largest super fund in Australia.

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GDP rebounds in December quarter - rising 3.4%

ABS figures show Australian Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 3.4% in the December quarter of 2021.

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