No Cup Day cash rate cut from the RBA

Australia’s central bank has not cut the cash rate at this month’s meeting, instead keeping it on hold at 0.75%.

Spooky: Do cemeteries affect property prices?

With Halloween only a few days away, Savings.com.au investigates whether everyone’s favourite spooky attraction – a cemetery – has any impact on surrounding property prices.

Many Aussies “dead wrong” about property investors

When most people think of a property investor, it’s easy to think of some fat cat in a suit hoarding up as many homes as they can on the cheap before selling them off for a profit, to the chagrin of those struggling to enter the property market.

First home buyers don’t care much for the cash rate

Home loan interest rates may be falling to new lows each month (or so it would seem), but this doesn’t seem to always have a positive effect on first homeowner activity, according to new research.

House price optimism at three-year high

Since beginning the year with record-low expectations, Aussie home sellers are now the most optimistic they’ve been for at least three years, according to survey results.

Cash rate falls to 0.75%

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official cash rate by 25 basis points to a new low of 0.75% in its October meeting today.