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  • New home sales climb higher Formula 1 Finance
    marked the fifth decline in six months Scratching below the surface new home sales in October were a mixed bag Within the weak headline result for detached houses there were modest increases for New South Wales South Australia and Western Australia albeit from very low bases Detached house sales in Victoria were a big drag on the aggregate result in October slumping by 12 1 per cent If you take that result out of the mix then detached house sales actually posted a rise of 2 4 per cent We need to see evidence emerge in coming months of a stronger broader based recovery for new home building The fact we don t have that evidence now is precisely why the Reserve Bank of Australia should cut interest rates next Tuesday Further action on rates next week would bolster the chances that we see a sustained recovery in new home building in 2013 Right now the jury is still out on that In October 2012 the number of seasonally adjusted new detached house sales increased by 4 7 per cent in New South Wales 3 2 per cent in South Australia and 3 7 per cent in Western Australia Brett Colley 365 Posts Brett has been involved in management in the finance industry for over 13 years Brett s diverse experience in finance real estate developments and all facets of the construction industry confirms Formula 1 Finance to be an innovative professional finance broking firm On November 30 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off Comments are closed Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction Housing Values Rise Housing

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  • Rates on hold Formula 1 Finance
    rate at 3 25 per cent slightly above the historic low of 3 per cent The RBA has already lowered the cash rate a full percentage point this year and so the current circumstances are entirely different to what we faced in 2009 Official rates were reduced in October and the central bank is still waiting to see how that rate cut and those made earlier in the year play out This obvioulsy is not great for the small business owner which are all hurting with slow cashflows The RBA could still lower rates in December but it may continue to keep a watching brief over Christmas It can be a good strategy to wait and see what impact the lower rates have over the festive season and we expect to see some sectors enjoy increased activity Brett Colley 365 Posts Brett has been involved in management in the finance industry for over 13 years Brett s diverse experience in finance real estate developments and all facets of the construction industry confirms Formula 1 Finance to be an innovative professional finance broking firm On November 6 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off Comments are closed Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction Housing Values Rise Housing Facts Rates on Hold New home sales at 2 year high Categories Australian Dollar Bank fees Bank Profits Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Government banking reform Home loan product House prices Inflation Interest rate Rental Growth Stamp Duty Technology Wealth January 2014 M T W T F S S Dec 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

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  • RBA to cut rates Formula 1 Finance
    not helped by sharp rise in prices for food due to bad weather utilities due to the carbon price and health on the back of health insurance rebate changes Underlying inflation also rose more than expected but is running in line with the RBA s forecast of 2 5 per cent for this year While the upside surprise in inflation has made a rate cut next month a more marginal call I think the RBA should and will cut on Melbourne Cup Day Inflation is still benign and carbon pricing and other Government changes have played a big role in pushing it higher What s more with growth likely to slow to around 2 5 per cent inflation is likely to remain benign and possibly fall If the RBA wants to be confident non mining demand will pick up enough to offset the slowdown in the mining sector then interest rates will need to be cut further Brett Colley 365 Posts Brett has been involved in management in the finance industry for over 13 years Brett s diverse experience in finance real estate developments and all facets of the construction industry confirms Formula 1 Finance to be an innovative professional finance broking firm On October 30 2012 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off Comments are closed Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction Housing Values Rise Housing Facts Rates on Hold New home sales at 2 year high Categories Australian Dollar Bank fees Bank Profits Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Government banking reform Home loan product House prices Inflation Interest rate Rental Growth Stamp

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  • RBA Cuts Rates Formula 1 Finance
    a bid to stimulate buyer confidence Inflation rose just 0 2 per cent in September following a 0 6 per cent rise in August as falls in electronic imports footwear and rent costs restrained price increases in fruit and vegetables prices and petrol in the month Brett Colley 365 Posts Brett has been involved in management in the finance industry for over 13 years Brett s diverse experience in finance real estate developments and all facets of the construction industry confirms Formula 1 Finance to be an innovative professional finance broking firm On October 2 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off Comments are closed Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction Housing Values Rise Housing Facts Rates on Hold New home sales at 2 year high Categories Australian Dollar Bank fees Bank Profits Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Government banking reform Home loan product House prices Inflation Interest rate Rental Growth Stamp Duty Technology Wealth January 2014 M T W T F S S Dec 1

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  • reserve bank of australia Archives « Page 3 of 4 « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    RBA will be much more Read more Back to Top RBA tipped to keep home loan rates on hold On September 6 2010 Finance News Leave a comment Reserve Bank of Australia is widely expected to keep home loan rates on hold when it meets in Adelaide tomorrow While local economic data shows the Australian economy has grown at the fastest pace in three years looming economic results abroad have indicated that some countries Read more Back to Top NAB tipping rates to rise in next year On August 2 2010 Finance News Leave a comment Australia Bank Ltd chief economist Alan Oster is tipping interest rates will rise about one per cent during the next 12 months While the chance of the Reserve Bank of Australia RBA raising the official cash rate at a meeting on Tuesday was zero Mr Oster Read more Back to Top Expect more rate rises from banks PIMCO On July 15 2010 Finance News Leave a comment that even though Australia s double A rated banks were perceived as among the world s strongest their cost of borrowing in offshore markets would not be immune to changes in the risk appetite of global investors Higher funding costs will be passed directly to domestic borrowers Mr Mead Read more Back to Top Reserve Bank tipped to show mercy On June 8 2010 Finance News Leave a comment loan interest rates were left on hold in June for the first time in four months although financial markets are factoring in several more increases in 2010 AMP Capital Investors chief economist Shane Oliver however is expecting the Reserve Bank of Australia RBA to show some Read more Back to Top Credit growth moderate despite consumer confidence On April 20 2010 Finance News Leave a comment data from

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  • reserve bank of australia Archives « Page 4 of 4 « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    2009 prompting concerns that consumer demand would weaken especially Read more Back to Top RBA governor optimistic about economy On March 2 2010 Finance News Leave a comment likelihood of a March interest rate rise increased significantly yesterday after the Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens declared Australia was open for business Speaking at a business forum in Melbourne Mr Stevens said despite the immense challenges facing the United States Europe and Japan Read more Back to Top RBA announces interest rate remains unchanged On February 2 2010 Finance News Leave a comment Reserve Bank of Australia RBA has announced today that the Official Cash Rate will remain unchanged Therefore the Official Cash Rate remains at 3 75 The message today is that although rates are going up it will be gradual and measured With the economy heading back to Read more Back to Top Inflation figures support rate rise On January 28 2010 Finance News Leave a comment latest inflation figures have increased the possibility of a fourth consecutive interest rate rise While headline inflation slowed last quarter to just 0 5 per cent the Reserve Bank of Australia s preferred measure of underlying inflation hit almost 0 7 per cent to reach an annual rate of Read more Back to Top Inflation set to ease rates to rise On January 25 2010 Finance News Leave a comment inflation is expected to have eased slightly in the December quarter but the Reserve Bank of Australia RBA will raise interest rates again economists say The December quarter CPI due on Wednesday will impact the central bank s February 2 board meeting at which most economists Read more Back to Top Page 4 of 4 1 2 3 4 Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields

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  • Buyers Make a Comeback « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    now sits at a historic low of three per cent The combination of low interest rates improving rental returns and potential rises in home prices is tweaking buyer interest The strength of the share market and relative economic calm overseas is also helping RP Data s Tim Lawless is among the analysts who believe house prices will make a modest recovery during the year ahead driven primarily by low interest rates Chief economist at the Housing Industry Association Harley Dale also says he expects to see some modest growth on buying prices in 2013 Property expert John McGrath predicts residential market price rises of 5 10 per cent He also says rents will continue to climb due to the housing shortage providing investors with increasing yields over the next few years Many agree that the recovery will be gradual and is likely to vary from city to city and even suburb to suburb according to demand View Other Articles In March Newsletter The Right Time Financial Management Theory Practice Self Managed Super A Growing Trend Your Trusted Adviser Brett Colley 365 Posts Brett has been involved in management in the finance industry for over 13 years Brett s diverse experience in finance real estate developments and all facets of the construction industry confirms Formula 1 Finance to be an innovative professional finance broking firm On March 1 2013 Finance News Comments Off Comments are closed Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction Housing Values Rise Housing Facts Rates on Hold New home sales at 2 year high Categories Australian Dollar Bank fees Bank Profits Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Government banking reform

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  • Home values on the up Formula 1 Finance
    dwelling values 1 8 per cent higher over the 12 months ended January 31 Every capital city except Melbourne recorded an increase in dwelling values over the past 12 months The gains in January were mostly focused within the Brisbane Sydney and Perth markets where values were up 2 0 per cent 1 8 per cent and 1 7 per cent respectively Conditions across the Melbourne and Adelaide housing markets remained relatively subdued with dwelling values rising by 0 2 per cent and 0 4 per cent respectively These strong January results are likely to have seen some upwards seasonal bias However the housing market has been on a clear recovery trend since June last year Capital gains aren t likely to remain this high over the coming months however we are likely to see the recovery trend continue through 2013 Despite improving market conditions in January dwelling values across the combined capital cities remain 4 6 per cent below their 2010 peak The latest housing market data add weight to the argument that interest rates may be at the bottom of the cycle The Reserve Bank will be watching the performance of the housing market closely and the positive trend in housing values will dampen calls for further interest rate cuts Brett Colley 365 Posts Brett has been involved in management in the finance industry for over 13 years Brett s diverse experience in finance real estate developments and all facets of the construction industry confirms Formula 1 Finance to be an innovative professional finance broking firm On February 4 2013 Finance News Comments Off Comments are closed Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction

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