Category Archives: Real Estate News

Property prices are up in every capital city

Posted by Terry Hansen on February 10th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The Australian property market has had a roaring good start to 2020 with property values up in every capital city, according to CoreLogic. January’s home value index data saw house values go up by 0.9 per cent for the month, taking the annual growth to 4.1 per cent. This is the fastest pace of year-on-year […]

When will the cash rate drop?

Posted by Terry Hansen on February 7th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Interest rates remained on hold at 0.75 per cent at the RBA’s first meeting of the year, but the need to alter Australia’s current economic environment could lead to a rate cut in the very near future. Surprisingly, the fallout from Australia’s bushfires and the global impacts of the coronavirus outbreak are not the RBA’s […]

First-home buyers are eager to purchase in 2020

Posted by Terry Hansen on February 5th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Property prices may be creeping up again but that doesn’t seem to be putting off the latest wave of aspiring home buyers, according to research from ME Bank. The bank’s Quarterly Property Sentiment Report for Q1 2020 has found that more than half of would-be buyers (51 per cent) planned to buy a property sometime in […]

Aussies more intent than ever to buy a home

Posted by terryhansen on January 27th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The great Australian dream to buy a home is still alive and well for many, as can be seen in new data from Commonwealth Bank showing that buyer intentions are at an all time high. Research from CBA’s monthly Household Spending Intentions Series have revealed that home buying intentions hit a peak in December 2019, […]

Sydney prices on their way up again

Posted by terryhansen on January 24th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The Sydney property market looks very different today compared to just one year ago. Property prices have bounced back from last year’s downturn in a remarkable fashion and if the current rate of growth continues they could be on course to reach record levels by the middle of the year. December 2019 figures from the […]

First home buyers flock back to market

Posted by terryhansen on January 22nd, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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First home buyers have rushed back into the property market, with new figures from the ABS showing that lending numbers are the highest they have been in almost a decade. ABS figures data shows a 19.71 per cent year on year increase in the value of new owner-occupier loans taken out in November 2019. This […]

Lender offers incentive to buy ‘green’ homes

Posted by terryhansen on January 20th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Looking to buy or build an energy-efficient home? You may be able to take advantage of a new discounted home loan on offer from Bank Australia, in partnership with the federal government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). The Bank Australia Clean Energy Home Loan will offer a 0.4% discount on mortgages worth up to $1.5 […]

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme at a glance

Posted by terryhansen on January 15th, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is now up and running, meaning that 10,000 first home buyers in Australia will be able to purchase their first home with as little as a 5% deposit, without the need to pay lenders mortgage insurance. With the scheme being brand new a lot of buyers have questions about […]

Be quick to take advantage of First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Posted by terryhansen on January 3rd, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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First homebuyers struggling to save up enough for a home deposit may now be able to take advantage of the federal government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, which became available on January 1 2020. The scheme was introduced to help give first home buyers a leg up into the market, however there’s only 10,000 loans […]

The top Australian property predictions for 2020

Posted by terryhansen on January 1st, 2020 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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There’s little denying that last year was full of highs and lows for the Australian property market. At the beginning of 2019 the market was at one of its lowest points in history, experiencing a massive market correction that saw about two years of price declines. However the market seemed to find its floor in […]

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