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.

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.

How to save money on house renovation costs

Amid the recent falls in house prices around the country, many people are deciding to hold off from selling their properties and opting to renovate instead.