What are the different types of home loans?

Finding the right home loan can be a lot like finding a romantic partner. There’s many to choose from, but few to match your needs. Some will reject you, some you’ll dump after a while and some you’ll be stuck with for over 20 years.

Home lending ticks upwards in June

The latest home lending data for the month of June shows a 1.3% monthly increase in the value of loans approved.

The First Home Owner Grants in Australia

If you’re looking to buy your first home, you should be aware of First Home Owner Grants, which exist to assist new homeowners in buying their dream home. See what grants are available in each state and territory.

Reserve Bank keeps cash rate steady

The Reserve Bank has decided not to go for the hat-trick of rate cuts and has instead maintained the official cash rate at 1.00%.

RBA rate hold August: Get your own rate cut

Australia’s cash rate has not been cut again this month, which means if you want a rate reduction on your home loan, you’ll have to do it yourself.

Property market stabilises in July

CoreLogic data has shown five of the eight capitals recorded a slight rise in property values in July, resulting in a 0.1% national increase.