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What is rental yield?

Rental yield is an important metric for property investors, but what is it and why is it important?

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Can an SMSF buy land and build?

SMSFs can be complex beasts, so unsurprisingly there are a few intricate rules regarding SMSFs buying land and building property.

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Property prices see strongest quarterly growth in 18 years

Residential property prices rose 6.7% in the June quarter, the strongest quarterly growth since the series began in 2003.

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RBA holds cash rate at 0.10% for September

Australia's central bank has left the cash rate unchanged for the tenth consecutive month.

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SMSF pension phase: What to know

If you’re approaching retirement, you may want to use your SMSF to access a pension.

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A guide to rolling over an SMSF to industry fund

There are a number of reasons you might want to ditch your SMSF and move to an industry fund, so how do you do it?

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Suncorp launches buy now, pay later offering 'PayLater'

Suncorp Bank is the latest bank to board the buy now, pay later train, partnering with Visa to launch PayLater.

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New car sales defy lockdowns in August, up a third on last year

New car sales were up 33% in August compared to the same time last year, with just over 81,000 vehicles sold.

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Developer costs are adding up to $85,000 to new house prices

Local infrastructure spending by developers is adding tens of thousands of dollars to the cost of newly built homes, according to a new report.

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Guide to investing in a duplex home

Ever thought you could invest in a property, split it in two and charge two sets of rent? A duplex could allow you to do just that. But it mightn’t be as simple as it sounds.

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Lockdowns won't reverse housing market boom: NAB

One big four lender has forecast lockdowns will slow momentum in the property market, but prices won't go backwards.

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More electric vehicles sold in first half of 2021 than all of 2020

A new report has found 8,688 electric vehicles were sold in the first half of the year, already eclipsing the 6,900 sold last year.

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Negative gearing explained

If you’re a property investor, negative gearing could help you save some serious cash on your investment property.

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Unemployment rate drops in July but lockdowns see hours worked plunge 

Australia's unemployment rate has fallen to 4.6% from 4.9% in July, seasonally adjusted, but there's little cause for celebration.

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Superannuation rebates for women on maternity leave would close pay gap, report says

A new report has detailed options on how to close the gender gap in superannuation balances.

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Do HECS-HELP debts affect your home loan borrowing power?

If you have a higher education debt, chances are it could affect how much you could borrow for a home loan.

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Further 'injection' needed to address home loan serviceability, report says

With property prices at record-highs nationwide, government intervention may be necessary to ensure more access to homeownership, according to a new report.

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Neobank 86 400 waives LMI for borrowers with 15% home loan deposit

Online lender 86 400 has launched a new offer to make it easier for people to purchase a home.

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NAB purchases Citi's consumer banking in multi-billion dollar deal

Citi's time in the Australian consumer banking landscape is soon ending after NAB acquired its assets in a mega deal.

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RBA: Second recession 'unlikely' but unemployment to rise

Reserve Bank Governor Dr Philip Lowe has painted a cautiously optimistic picture for the Australian economy in the next 18 months.

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Nano Home Loans Review

Nano Home Loans was born of the idea mortgages could be done faster, simpler, and better.

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High Court reverses decision to grant casual workers annual and personal leave

Australia's highest Court has rejected a landmark decision to grant casual workers leave entitlements.

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Escape to the country: Record migration out of capital cities to regions

New data shows a record number of people have left our biggest cities, with one expert saying households are fleeing lockdowns in search of affordability.

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Olympics to triple Brisbane median house price to $1.7 million, expert says

Brisbane will host the 2032 Olympics in 11 short years, and its median house price could breach seven figures in that time, according to one expert.

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11 things to consider before refinancing your mortgage

Refinancing your home loan can be a shrewd way of taking control of your debt.

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