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  • home loans Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    and lenders has increased the number of borrowers who are fixing their home loans If you decide to do the same make sure you are fixing for all the right reasons not just the lure of a Read more Back to Top Westpac rate adjustment could be sign of things to come On May 1 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Home loan product Interest rate Wealth Comments Off decision to increase its standard variable rate discount could be a sign that the lender expects the Reserve Bank to cut rates at today s Board meeting Yesterday Westpac announced it would increase its standard variable discount to 0 70 percentage points from 0 40 per cent to home loans Read more Back to Top Fix or not On March 28 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Home loan product Interest rate Wealth Comments Off drop in fixed rates by a number of banks and lenders has increased the number of borrowers who are fixing their home loans If you decide to do the same make sure you are fixing for all the right reasons not just the lure of a Read more Back to Top CBA slashes fixed Interest rates On August 9 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Interest rate Wealth Comments Off Commonwealth Bank now leads the major banks in fixed rate home loans following a decision to slice up to 60bps off its fixed rate products Fixed rates for one to five year products will range from 6 59 per cent to 6 99 per cent Wholesale fixed rates Read more Back to Top Westpac has cut interest rates on its fixed rate home loans On June 28 2011 Finance News Comments Off Westpac bank reduced rates for its Home and Investment Property Loan for two to 12 year fixed rates effective today The two and three year fixed rate products will see a 20 basis point decrease while the four through 12 year products have been cut by 10 basis points Read more Back to Top Fixed rate mortgage demand On October 5 2010 Interest rate Leave a comment look to lock in their interest rate ahead of the next predicted rise It appears fixed rate home loans now account for 3 7 per cent of all loans written the highest level since September 2009 New borrowers are becoming more cautious about their interest rate Read more Back to Top Fixed rate home loans to make a come back On September 10 2010 Finance News Leave a comment Fixed rates cold be back in demand over the coming months in the next month or two could be the time if you are considering a fixed rate home loan Fixed rates are currently becoming very reasonably priced Lenders have seen that there is a market there Read more Back to Top Mortgage growth stalls On June 1 2010 Finance News Leave a comment owner occupied housing loans held by the banks and other lenders grew by just 0

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  • capital city Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    the remainder mostly located in the state s resource driven areas Finally the Northern Territory is now showing 18 suburbs seven are in Darwin up from two in the November report while the remaining 11 Read more Back to Top Housing affordability shows signs of improvement On November 28 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off willingness to engage in the residential property market Tentative signs of a recovery in transactions volumes should hopefully gather legs another interest rate cut in early December would enhance the prospects of this occurring An increase in homebuyer action can occur without generating undue inflationary Read more Back to Top Property still a sound investment On September 24 2012 Enconomy Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off property price growth has been fairly sluggish of late the Australian property market remains a good option for investors new data has revealed Australia s residential housing market was worth an estimated 4 83 trillion at the end of June 2012 more than three and a half times the value of Read more Back to Top Rates on hold On August 7 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off have on the property market The decision comes just one week after the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed Australia s inflation figure was now just outside of the RBA s target range sitting at 1 9 per cent While inflation was lower than expected economists still expected the RBA Read more Back to Top RBA cuts rates On December 6 2011 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Home loan product House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off decision to cut rates for the second month in December failed to surprise the industry with the majority of economists forecasting another rate cut I was was not surprised by the rate cut particularly given everything that has been happening in the housing market The rate cut Read more Back to Top Housing market soft On January 4 2011 House prices Leave a comment rate hike also caused home values to slump in the second last month of 2010 Home prices in Australia s capital cities sunk by 0 2 per cent in November making home values lower now than the levels reached in March 2010 I suspect the RBA s decision to Read more Back to Top Investors take note Brisbane marked as city to watch On September 2 2010 Finance News Leave a comment record strong population growth and some of the nation s largest infrastructure projects are being developed in this region This drives demand and where there is demand there is growth The capital value of property in Sydney and Melbourne is normally a lot more than Brisbane For investors rental Read more Back to Top Home Loan Rates hammer buyer demand On May 10 2010 Finance News Leave a comment home loan interest rates are finally starting to bite into buyer demand with

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  • rp data Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    prices to the level of overseas migration If you look at the long term changes in migration we seem to be experiencing an upswing at the moment More people are Read more Back to Top Home values on the up On February 4 2013 Finance News Comments Off values are now firmly on the road to recovery with new data showing dwelling values were up 1 2 per cent over the month of January According to RP Data s latest Home Value Index Australia s combined capital cities recorded a 1 2 per cent improvement last month negating Read more Back to Top Buying cheaper than renting RP Data On December 21 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Home loan product House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off are now 494 suburbs across Australia s capital cities and regions where it s cheaper to service a mortgage than pay a landlord according to new research by RP Data In the latest Buy Vs Rent Report RP Data found Queensland boasts the greatest number of suburbs and Read more Back to Top Rates on hold On August 7 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off that capital city home values have seen two consecutive months of capital gains in June and July providing some further evidence that Australian consumers are starting to respond to lower interest rates The Bank is likely to be increasingly vigilant not to overstimulate the housing market Read more Back to Top Property taxes send 30bn to government On April 20 2012 Budget Enconomy Financial goals Government banking reform House prices Wealth Comments Off than 33 billion was added to local and state government coffers over the last year from property related taxes despite a deterioration in property market conditions New research from RP Data property related taxes amassed a healthy 47 3 per cent in tax revenue for state and local Read more Back to Top Put a Price on Your Home On January 27 2012 Enconomy Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off out what your property is worth 1 Compare prices Compare your property with recent sales in the area and keep an eye on what comparable properties have sold for Make sure the properties you compare with have similar features like the same number of bathrooms and Read more Back to Top Housing market soft On January 4 2011 House prices Leave a comment RBA s November rate hike had a negative impact on housing affordability recent research has found According to RP Data s latest Rismark Hedonic Home Value Index the interest rate hike also caused home values to slump in the second last month of 2010 Home prices in Australia s Read more Back to Top Housing Crisis Good for investors On October 22 2010 House prices Leave a comment Australian property market is currently recording about 4 1 months of effective housing supply new data has found According to RP

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  • 12 months Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    1 2 per cent improvement last month negating officially the 1 2 per cent drop in values recorded over the final quarter of 2012 Since bottoming out in May 2012 Read more Back to Top Median house prices on the up On September 13 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Inflation Wealth Comments Off addition other dwellings were up 0 6 per cent according to the latest data from the Bendigo Bank REIA Real Estate Market Facts report The results underscore the old property adage that there really are markets within markets both at different levels in different cities and in regional Read more Back to Top August rate cut unlikely On August 3 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Interest rate Wealth Comments Off weak inflation figures have given the Reserve Bank room to cut the cash rate again this month industry stakeholders believe the Board will opt to keep its powder dry In the 12 months to June the inflation rate hit a 13 year low of 1 2 per cent Read more Back to Top ANZ delivers rate cut On June 8 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off per cent effective 15 June The move will put other major lender NAB under pressure to make a fast announcement to keep its promise of having the lowest interest rates of the big four The banks have been put under recent consumer and political pressure to pass Read more Back to Top Residential vs Commercial On May 17 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off your investment goals and finances better suited to residential or commercial property investment To answer this commonly asked question it s important to first understand the differences between the two Length of leases Commercial properties attract longer lease periods typically three years or more rather than Read more Back to Top Price Bubble Debunked On March 16 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off of a housing market crash this year The bank forecasts prices to remain on hold or fall slightly but not crash In its recent property market assessment ANZ argues that gains in house prices have been driven by lower interest rates and an increase in household Read more Back to Top Property Investors waiting On November 16 2011 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia is not enough to drag potential home buyers back to the market The Commonwealth Bank Mortgage Finance Association of Australia Home Finance Index for September found the ratio of respondents planning to buy property in the next 12 Read more Back to Top Refinance to a better deal now could be the time On February 25 2011 Financial goals Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment all the Home Loan Lenders now starting to fight between themselves to increase market

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  • real estate Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    buyers look for in a new home The results of a national pool of 114 real estate agents have uncovered some surprising research about what buyers want The survey commissioned by Turf Australia Read more Back to Top Private Sale or Auction On February 23 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off your home via auction or private treaty is never an easy decision to make Your real estate agent may have a strong opinion about which is the better option so be sure to quiz them about the reasons for their preference It might also help to look Read more Back to Top Renovate to Sell On January 30 2012 Budget Finance News House prices Wealth Comments Off into your potential profit so it s important to be clear about how much the work will cost and whether it will be more or less than the value gain Will it appeal to buyers Focus on renovations that appeal to the majority of buyers such as Read more Back to Top Put a Price on Your Home On January 27 2012 Enconomy Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off do you go about finding out the true value of your home You might not want to go to the expense of hiring a qualified property valuer but you are worried about the accuracy of relying on market appraisals from real estate agents or online property Read more Back to Top A good year ahead for property investors On January 17 2011 Enconomy House prices Inflation Interest rate Leave a comment should be a strong year for the property market new research has found First National Real Estate polled its 450 agents and found that the vast majority expect 2011 to be a turn around year for property particularly as investor and first home buying activity return to Read more Back to Top Property activity slumps in mining towns On July 16 2010 Finance News Leave a comment controversy surrounding the federal government s super profits tax is starting to impact negatively on the property market New data from Ray White revealed that property sales were down 18 per cent in resource dependent regions such as Mackay Ray White joint chairman Brian White said the Read more Back to Top Banks pounce on interest rate hike On May 6 2010 Finance News Leave a comment rates down Opposition treasury spokesman Joe Hockey says the interest rate rise makes life more expensive and difficult for families For everyday Australians this is the head high tackle they did not deserve Mr Hockey said Mr Hockey says the Government has also failed to stop the Read more Back to Top HOUSING is the biggest market in Australia and a house is the single largest purchase a person is likely to make in a lifetime On April 19 2010 Finance News Leave a comment vacuum of reliable information is filled only by estimates and surveys from the slew of industry

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  • median house price Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    that will meet the needs of the new Read more Back to Top Median house prices on the up On September 13 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Inflation Wealth Comments Off Proving property prices have hit the bottom of the cycle median house prices across Australia s capital cities increased 1 4 per cent over the June quarter In addition other dwellings were up 0 6 per cent according to the latest data from the Bendigo Bank REIA Real Estate Market Facts Read more Back to Top House Prices Continue to Surge On September 20 2010 House prices Leave a comment property for 10 years or more In comparison the rate of inflation has averaged about 4 6 per cent over the last 30 years and 3 2 per cent over the last decade If you look at the information produced by RP Data there have been some periods Read more Back to Top Coastal property prices surge On March 5 2010 Finance News Leave a comment coastal properties are enjoying an upswing in median value new research from RP Data has found According to RP Data Queensland s Gold Coast was the best performer with the average median house price sitting at 490 000 Coincidently these results topped Brisbane where the current median house Read more Back to Top Median house price to top 1m in 10 yrs On January 15 2010 Finance News Leave a comment median house price will top 1 million before the decade is out new data from Residex has found Just a decade ago Sydney s median house price was 328 000 with few believing it would surpass 500 000 It is currently around 630 000 Residex chief executive officer John Edwards Read more Back to Top Finance News RBA

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  • house price Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    prices to the level of overseas migration If you look at the long term changes in migration we seem to be experiencing an upswing at the moment More people are Read more Back to Top Queensland growth stronger On October 22 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off transport and cut out the traffic The best area for investors as those that have good walkability There is a great deal of opportunity for developers to start capitalising on the demand building smaller more sustainable properties that will meet the needs of the new workforce Australian Read more Back to Top Median house prices on the up On September 13 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Inflation Wealth Comments Off Proving property prices have hit the bottom of the cycle median house prices across Australia s capital cities increased 1 4 per cent over the June quarter In addition other dwellings were up 0 6 per cent according to the latest data from the Bendigo Bank REIA Real Estate Market Facts Read more Back to Top Rates on hold On August 7 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off The Reserve Bank of Australia has taken a wait and see approach to rates leaving the official cash rate on hold for the second consecutive month Earlier today the Board decided it was prudent to leave the cash rate on hold at 3 5 per cent for another month Read more Back to Top Price Bubble Debunked On March 16 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off or fall slightly but not crash In its recent property market assessment ANZ argues that gains in house prices have been driven by lower interest rates and an increase in household income The ANZ Australian Housing Chartbook reports A combination of lower interest rates falling house Read more Back to Top Property Investors waiting On November 16 2011 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off One rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia is not enough to drag potential home buyers back to the market The Commonwealth Bank Mortgage Finance Association of Australia Home Finance Index for September found the ratio of respondents planning to buy property in the next 12 Read more Back to Top Rates on hold On December 7 2010 Finance News Leave a comment The Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to leave the official cash rate on hold in December The Board was widely expected to leave the cash rate on hold at 4 75 per cent after lifting it 25 basis points last month The RBA will be much more Read more Back to Top House Prices Continue to Surge On September 20 2010 House prices Leave a comment for 10 years or more In comparison the rate of inflation has averaged about 4 6 per cent over the last 30

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  • price growth Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    December quarter By contrast house rentals in Canberra rose by 6 4 per cent over the year Read more Back to Top House versus Apartment On December 21 2011 Budget Enconomy Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off a house make a better investment than an apartment It s a common question but like the old versus new debate the answer depends on who you speak to Houses are often perceived as slightly ahead on price growth than apartments however a recent RP Data Property Read more Back to Top House Prices Continue to Surge On September 20 2010 House prices Leave a comment one of the weakest periods for Australian house prices over the five years from 1990 to 1995 the median house price across Australia increased by just 2 8 per cent per annum This was mainly due to the recession and interest rates at very high levels On Read more Back to Top House prices still gaining ground On September 15 2010 Finance News Leave a comment house prices grew significantly over the June quarter The median house price in accross Australia climbed 3 2 per cent to 533 243 last quarter Auction clearance rates remained fairly high on average over the June quarter Sydney Melbourne and Brisbane were the major contributors to the nation s median Read more Back to Top Home Loan Rates hammer buyer demand On May 10 2010 Finance News Leave a comment cent this weekend down from the 74 9 per cent recorded last weekend SQM Research head of property Louis Christopher said the RBA s decision to move rates higher for the third consecutive time this year would have a significant impact on first homebuyers We are seeing Read more Back to Top Property market robust PRDnationwide On April 16 2010

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