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Customer-owned banks slash home loan rates

Northern Inland Credit Union, BCU, Hunter United, and LCU all cut home loan interest rates recently, with a couple of new advertised rates under 2%.

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Car sales circuit breaker: November posts rebound

November car sales data was up 12.4% month on month, putting an end to nearly three years of consecutive monthly declines.

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Does my state offer rental bond loans?

Moving home and don’t know if you can afford rental bond? There are a few state-based programs that can help you take care of it.

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GDP is up 3.3%, marking end to 'technical' recession

Gross Domestic Product rose 3.3% in the September quarter, the first positive quarter of the year.

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Borrowers with smaller deposits more likely to extend their home loan deferral

According to the latest data from Australia's prudential regulator, borrowers with deposits smaller than 10% were more likely to extend their home loan deferral.

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What is leave loading and how does it work?

Leave loading sounds like the agony you feel waiting for enough leave to accrue before you can jet off to Thailand, but it’s actually much cooler than that.

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Full details of HomeBuilder 2.0: Extended but reduced

At the weekend, the Government extended the HomeBuilder grant to 31 March, albeit reducing it from $25,000 to $15,000.

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An 'environmentally friendly' home loan under 2%

Bank Australia, a bank that claims to be environmentally sustainable, this week introduced two home loans under the 2% advertised rate threshold.

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Nearly half of Australians don't know what 'La Nina' means

A new survey from Allianz reveals just 29% of Australians are preparing for a wetter summer, which could have implications for their insurance coverage.

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Construction down 2%, but new home builds and renovations are up

The latest data indicates just over $17.2bn of residential construction was done in the third quarter, down 1% on the previous quarter.

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