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My challenge to the government to ensure you get the best deal on your home loan

- February 9, 2024 3 MIN READ

Interest rates may be on hold after this week’s RBA board meeting but thousands of homeowners are still paying more for their home loan because they have fallen onto so-called “back-book” rates. Back-book rates are where existing loyal customers are being charged a higher interest rate than new “front-book” customers. That difference is as much… Read more »

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The rise of digital home loans: Transforming Australia’s mortgage landscape

- February 8, 2024 2 MIN READ

In today’s ever-evolving financial landscape, the journey to homeownership is undergoing a significant transformation, particularly among Australians aged 25-49. A recent study conducted by YouGov has shed light on a remarkable trend: the surging popularity of digital home loans. Traditionally, Australians have relied heavily on mortgage brokers or direct bank applications for their home loans.… Read more »

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No more rate hikes — but they won’t come down anytime soon

- February 2, 2024 3 MIN READ

For weeks I’ve been pointing toward Wednesday’s December quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) announcement as being crucial to setting the tone for interest rates this year.  Well, the result was really encouraging and basically signalled the top of this interest rate cycle. The headline CPI rose 0.6 per cent for the December quarter and 4.1… Read more »

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Government and home loans
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My challenge to the government to ensure you get the best deal on your home loan

- February 9, 2024 3 MIN READ

Interest rates may be on hold after this week’s RBA board meeting but thousands of homeowners are still paying more for their home loan because they have fallen onto so-called “back-book” rates. Back-book rates are where existing loyal customers are being charged a higher interest rate than new “front-book” customers. That difference is as much… Read more »

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The rise of digital home loans: Transforming Australia’s mortgage landscape

- February 8, 2024 2 MIN READ

In today’s ever-evolving financial landscape, the journey to homeownership is undergoing a significant transformation, particularly among Australians aged 25-49. A recent study conducted by YouGov has shed light on a remarkable trend: the surging popularity of digital home loans. Traditionally, Australians have relied heavily on mortgage brokers or direct bank applications for their home loans.… Read more »

Interest rates on hold
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No more rate hikes — but they won’t come down anytime soon

- February 2, 2024 3 MIN READ

For weeks I’ve been pointing toward Wednesday’s December quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) announcement as being crucial to setting the tone for interest rates this year.  Well, the result was really encouraging and basically signalled the top of this interest rate cycle. The headline CPI rose 0.6 per cent for the December quarter and 4.1… Read more »