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.

Energy-efficient tips for your home

Think your energy bill is too high? You’re not crazy for thinking so. In fact, you’re in the majority…

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%.