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.

Top Australian suburbs for rental yield revealed

New research has highlighted 100 Australian suburbs and towns where property investors could generate higher rental yields, with small Queensland towns dominating the list.

Cash rate on hold again in September

The official cash rate has been held at 1.00% for the second consecutive month, the Reserve Bank confirms.