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10 Sydney property market predictions for 2020

Australia’s most-talked-about property market, Sydney, looks to be heating up at the moment, with a 5% gain in median home values over the three months to 31 October 2019.

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Commbank, Westpac predict the next rate cut will occur in February 2020

Major banks Westpac and Commonwealth Bank have held their view that the next Reserve Bank rate cut will occur in February next year, after the central bank released the minutes of its November cash rate meeting yesterday.

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How does home loan pre-approval work?

Buying a home is an exciting time in one’s life, and why shouldn’t it be? You’re making what’s likely to be the biggest purchase in your entire life, and it’s somewhere you could be living for decades to come.

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ING has the highest retail bank satisfaction

New research has found ING has the highest customer satisfaction among retail banks, while Commonwealth Bank ranks the highest among the major banks.

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Where are the hottest places to buy property?

New research has unveiled the region with the strongest growth in Australia right now isn’t quite where you might expect.

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Renters feeling the squeeze more than homeowners

Renters and homeowners feel differently about many things, and a new survey from the ABC has revealed just how different they really are.

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How to negotiate a lower price on a property

Buying a home is probably the biggest single purchase you’ll ever make in your life, unless you’re buying a mega yacht or two. So is it worth trying to haggle a better price on a home? How do you know what the right price to offer on a property is?

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Number of active credit cards falls to near-decade low

The number of active personal credit and charge cards in Australia has plummeted to 13.9 million – the lowest point since April 2011.

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Under 10% of big bank mortgage customers have reduced their repayments after cash rate cuts

The big four banks have revealed the number of customers who’ve elected to reduce their mortgage repayments in the months following the recent cash rate cuts.

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American Express extends 120,000 Qantas points offer

There’s a credit card sign-up deal doing the rounds at the moment offering 120,000 rewards points for signing up.

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