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July sees sharpest ever monthly rise in home loan lending

The value of new loan commitments for housing rose sharply in July, up 8.9% (seasonally adjusted), the biggest month-on-month rise ever recorded.

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Number of 'unaffordable' home loans spikes 42%

Data from the prudential regulator released today reveals the number of unaffordable home loans being taken out has increased by 42% from June 2019 to June 2020.

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1.5 million Australians in mortgage stress, defaults expected amid recession

More than 1.5 million Australians are under mortgage stress and a rise in mortgage arrears and defaults are likely amid the nation's deep recession.

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What happens to Australian house prices in a recession?

As Australia continues to grapple with the economic shock of COVID-19, many of us are wondering what the impact of this recession will be on our property markets.

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Looming crisis once COVID-19 income support ends

JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments have mostly prevented people falling into poverty, research reveals, but the gap between rich and poor is expected to explode once COVID-19 stimulus measures end.

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Property listings plunge heading into spring selling season

The number of new properties listed for sale has dropped 9.6% nationally as the country gears up for an unusual spring selling season.

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8 ways to make extra cash online during COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has left thousands of Australians out of work or with reduced incomes. But you can still earn money online from the comfort of your couch.

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Australians could be sitting on a $5,800 goldmine at home

Australians could stand to make over $5,000 selling unwanted goods in their homes, according to Gumtree's 2020 Second Hand Economy Report.

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Google Pay arrives for ME Bank customers

From today, ME Bank customers will be able to make contactless payments with their Android smartphone via Google Pay.

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Bank First reveals sub-2% fixed home loan rate

The rate wars are heating up as another lender reveals a sub-2% fixed home loan rate.

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