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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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RBA warns against ending stimulus measures early

Social groups have been loud and clear about the dangers of ending stimulus early, and today Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Guy Debelle said the same.

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How much should I clean for an inspection?

A quick wipe down or a deep clean? Rental inspections come around unwelcome every few months, and it’s sometimes a mystery about how much you should clean.

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Heritage, Suncorp, and Adelaide Bank slash home loan rates

Today some announced rate cuts came into effect, with Heritage Bank, Suncorp, and Adelaide Bank cutting home loans cut rates by up to 50 basis points.

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No home loan under 2% yet ANZ cuts savings account to 0.5%

In another blow for savers, ANZ has cut its savings account more than the 15 basis point cut prescribed by the Reserve Bank.

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Why a property tax is not the answer

Axing stamp duty in favour of property tax is a hot debate, but if we look to the United States, the picture may not be as rosy as it seems.

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Real wages declined 1.5% in September quarter

With inflation at 1.6% and wage growth at just 0.1%, wages declined in real terms over the September quarter.

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