By the numbers: Australian home ownership & tenancy

What percentage of Aussie households own a home? Which state has the highest housing costs? How many households own multiple properties? We reveal the answers to these questions and more…

Young Australians blindly optimistic they’ll own a home

Many young Australians are “blindly optimistic” they will eventually own a home despite stagnant wage growth, worsening affordability, and not actively planning for homeownership, a new report shows.

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.

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.