RBA Decision – August 2019

Welcome to our August Newsletter It’s been an exciting few months in the property world, with plenty of chatter about a potential market rebound. Back-to-back interest rate cuts, looser lending conditions and increased confidence following the May federal election have seen buyers returning to the market. In July, five of the eight capital cities recorded [...]

2019-08-19T09:41:52+10:00August 19th, 2019|Mortgage Broking, RBA Interest Rate Decisions|Comments Off on RBA Decision – August 2019

Home ownership in the spotlight

Housing affordability continues to be a major concern in Australia and not just for would-be first home buyers. It also affects pre-retirees forced to work longer to repay bigger mortgages and older Australians unable to downsize from large family homes due to a lack of affordable options. The latest 2016 Census revealed a gradual decline [...]

2017-08-15T15:33:39+10:00August 15th, 2017|Financial Planning, Investment/Market, Mortgage Broking|Comments Off on Home ownership in the spotlight

HKSFP 2017 Federal Budget Insights

Getting the right balance Treasurer Scott Morrison’s first budget of the Coalition’s second term in office marked a significant shift in tone from the tough stance of its three previous budgets. Gone is the mantra of debt and deficit. Instead the Treasurer has balanced the government’s resolve to live within its means with promises to [...]

2017-05-10T09:48:02+10:00May 10th, 2017|Financial Planning, Investment/Market, Mortgage Broking, Superannuation|Comments Off on HKSFP 2017 Federal Budget Insights

Property prices and first home buyers

We’re knee-deep in 2015, but changes that have occurred this year already may trail for another 30 years for those looking to enter the property market. The favourable conditions are largely due to the cash rate falling after an 18-month slumber in February, and again in May to 2.0 per cent. While this has brought [...]

2017-01-16T09:48:28+10:00July 31st, 2012|Financial Planning, Mortgage Broking|Comments Off on Property prices and first home buyers
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