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Home loan offers and deals

Savings.com.au has compiled some of the special home loan deals on offer from lenders across Australia.

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First Home Buyer numbers above average across Australia

New data has revealed first home buyers (FHBs) comprised the largest proportion of national owner-occupier mortgage activity since early 2012.

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Consumer price inflation rises to 1.7%, Cup Day RBA rate cut unlikely

The latest data has revealed inflation in Australia rose 0.5% for the September 2019 quarter, taking the annual rate of inflation up to 1.7%.

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Broker sentiment improved following Banking Royal Commission

New research from MyState Bank has found broker sentiment has risen in the months following the release of the final report of the Banking Royal Commission.

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New payments platform paves the way for open banking

Australia’s new high-speed payment system will allow consumers to more easily cancel direct debits, like gym memberships or Netflix subscriptions, in one of multiple new services soon to be available.

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What’s the difference between offset accounts and redraw facilities?

If you’re looking at taking out a home loan but don’t understand the difference between a redraw facility and offset account, Savings.com.au can help!

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National house prices up 2.7% over the past three months

The Australian housing market has recorded a sharp turnaround in recent months, led by capital cities.

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Westpac halves deposit requirements for interest-only investors

Westpac has loosened lending criteria for property investors, raising the maximum loan-to-value ratio (LVR) for interest-only loans to 90%, from 80%.

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Aussies feel the pinch before payday

New research from Xero has revealed one in three workers have less than $100 in their bank account in the days leading up to payday.

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How will consumers react to open banking?

Open banking is set to be fully introduced in Australia from February and experts say it will transform the financial sector as we know it.

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