What consumers think of mortgage brokers

A recently released survey from The Adviser has uncovered the attitudes Australian borrowers have towards mortgage brokers.

RBA changes tune on cash rate expectations

For the first time in a long time, the Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has left open the possibility that the next move in the cash rate could be a cut. In his monthly post-cash rate announcement speech, Dr Lowe took a step back from his usual bullish prediction, instead saying:

RBA keeps cash rate unchanged at 1.50%

The Reserve Bank of Australia has today left the official cash rate on hold at 1.50%, marking the 30th month of no change in a row.

Checklist for buying a house

Read our comprehensive, step-by-step home buying guide if you’re ready to make your move.

How to consolidate your debts with a home loan

Consolidating other debts such as a car loan or a large credit card bill into a mortgage is one of the most common reasons for home loan refinancing in Australia. We look at how this works and whether or not it’s a good idea.

Has negative gearing had its day?

Amid a slowing property market and the threat of policy reforms, is negative gearing still a valid investment strategy?