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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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ACCC: Household electricity bills fall but affordability still a concern

The average annual bill for households in 2018-19 fell by $65 (4%) compared with the previous year, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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The cost of building a home in Australia

Building a house provides you with the opportunity to carefully curate your dream living space, or to potentially craft something you think you could sell for a huge profit later on. But how much does building a house actually cost?

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ACCC delays open banking launch to July 2020

Fundamental changes to Australia's banking system that were set for launch in February next year have been pushed back six months.

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Household wealth hits record high, unemployment falls

Australia's household wealth has hit record highs for consecutive quarters, with new figures smashing the June quarter high of $10,455 billion.

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Buying a repossessed property: How to and should you?

Home repossession is typically a negative affair, but for switched on buyers, it can provide a unique opportunity.

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ANZ yet to refund over 70% of overcharged customers

ANZ has still refunded less than 30% of customers the Banking Royal Commission found it had overcharged.

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Queensland Government & REIQ host fiery meeting on rental reforms

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) and the Queensland Government hosted a heated town hall meeting in Brisbane today to get community feedback on proposed reforms to Queensland's rental legislation.

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Commonwealth Bank launches cashback offer on credit and debit cards

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has today launched 'CommBank Rewards', which will see eligible customers receive cash-back when they spend using their CBA credit or debit Mastercard with selected brands.

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Latitude and Mastercard announce buy-now, pay-later partnership

Mastercard has planted its flag in the buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) battlefield, partnering with Latitude Financial to offer a BNPL service wherever Mastercard is accepted globally.

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