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  • fixed rates Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    be the right time for mortgage holders to fix their loan Fixed rates are very low at the moment lower than they have been in years and as such borrowers should think 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 Take Some Risk Off The Table On November 18 2011 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off opportunity to take some risk off the table and lock in remarkably low fixed rates is there again Fixed rates could go even lower but to sustain current levels the market is likely to need to expect the cash rate to fall into the 2 s Read more Back to Top 0 75 Interest Rate Reduction by September 2012 On November 17 2011 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Interest rate Wealth Comments Off recent renewed turmoil in Europe fixed rates have pushed down to a whisker below the levels of August 8 Markets are now predicting that the Reserve Bank s cash rate will be lowered to around 3 from its current 4 5 That 3 was the low point in Read more Back to Top Fixed Rate Price War Continues On October 5 2011 Bank Profits Budget Financial goals Home loan product Interest rate Wealth Comments Off the last two months almost all of Australia s lenders have slashed the interest on their fixed rate products with CBA ANZ Westpac and NAB carving up to 20 basis points off their respective fixed rates Variable rates have also seen heavy discounting Good news for Read more Back to Top Time to lock in some interest rate risk On August 10 2011 Finance News Comments Off fixed rates have fallen by around 0 8 over the week This pricing indicates to me that it may finally be time to take advantage of these extraordinary market moves and lock in some borrowing costs Businesses should focus on risk management rather than fine tuning interest rate 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 rates for its Home and Investment Property Loan for two

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  • home buyers Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    Real Estate Market Facts report The results underscore the old property adage that there really are markets within markets both at different levels in Read more Back to Top First home grant doubles Qld On September 11 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off the actions of New South Wales Queensland will also double the grant for new first home buyers to 15 000 The state budget changes outlining that the grant would be pushed up from 7 000 in addition to the transfer duty concession already in place will apply for Read more Back to Top Australians want to buy now On April 18 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Interest rate Wealth Comments Off 60 per cent of Australians intend to buy property in the next three to five years These survey results prove there is still a good appetite for residential property Despite the ongoing global uncertainty and lower sentiment among borrowers Australians intend to continue purchasing properties and 55 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 Housing shortage continues On April 4 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Government banking reform Inflation Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment per cent in 2011 wiping out a majority of the short lived stimulus driven gains of last year The fate of residential building in 2011 has been all but sealed by higher interest rates continuing tight credit conditions and a complete lack of progress on policy reform Read more Back to Top Buyer confidence drops but still a good time to buy On March 31 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Inflation Wealth Leave a comment buyer confidence has dipped 1 5 per cent since September 2010 according to the Genworth Home buyer Confidence Index This fall despite Australia s relatively strong economic performance was driven by the decreased confidence in the natural disaster affected regions of Queensland and Western Australia coupled with growing 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 New home sales drop further On January 6 2011 Enconomy House prices Interest rate Leave a comment number of new homes sold fell slightly in November as the RBA s cash rate

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  • first home buyers Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    also double the grant for new first home buyers to 15 000 The state budget changes outlining that the grant would be pushed up from 7 000 in addition to the transfer duty concession already in place will apply for Read more Back to Top Australians want to buy now On April 18 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Interest rate Wealth Comments Off more than 60 per cent of Australians intend to buy property in the next three to five years These survey results prove there is still a good appetite for residential property Despite the ongoing global uncertainty and lower sentiment among borrowers Australians intend to continue purchasing properties Read more Back to Top Housing shortage continues On April 4 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Government banking reform Inflation Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment by 15 per cent in 2011 wiping out a majority of the short lived stimulus driven gains of last year The fate of residential building in 2011 has been all but sealed by higher interest rates continuing tight credit conditions and a complete lack of progress on Read more Back to Top Housing affordibility problem continues On February 24 2011 Enconomy House prices Leave a comment Australia s housing affordability problem shows no sign of abating according to recent figures Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics found residential construction work done fell by 1 1 per cent in the December 2010 quarter New residential building work done fell by 1 7 per cent in the 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 RBA tipped to keep home loan rates on hold On September 6 2010 Finance News Leave a comment 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 may even Read more Back to Top Early election to help property market On July 20 2010 Finance News Leave a comment will enable vendors to list in August or earlier and won t affect buying aspirations through the traditional spring selling season And PriceFinder s chief operating officer Kent Lardner agrees Sales numbers tend to decline during a federal election Mr Lardner said Most buyers and sellers tend to Read more Back to Top RBA Credit May 2010 On July 1 2010 Finance News Leave a comment outlook The 0 4 rise in business credit is positive for the expected recovery in business lending over 2010

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  • property market Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    a full recovery in house prices this year with prices having found the floor in the last quarter of 2012 Statistics from RP Data show property Read more Back to Top Lenders offer FHBs helping hand On January 24 2013 Financial goals First Home Buyer Comments Off guarantor requirements Several of Australia s lenders have amended their Family and Security Guarantee Loans in recent months removing certain restrictions for guarantors to include extended family members The changes now mean a guarantor will no longer have to be a parent sibling or spouse of the Read more Back to Top Retail to improve in 2013 On January 11 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off retail property market is expected to strengthen throughout 2013 according to Colliers International The retail market had traditionally outperformed all other commercial property sectors over the past two decades but 2012 had been a defining year with the sector undergoing significant structural change We have seen 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 weakness persists throughout December it will be the first time in a long time that capital city home values have fallen over successive years indicating very different market conditions to those which most home owners have become accustomed to With capital city dwelling values 5 5 per 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 index The run of consecutive improvements in some regional indices is even longer in some instances showing affordability has reached levels not seen since the early 2000s Housing affordability has been improving on the back of steadily growing incomes falling interest rates and easing dwelling prices Read more Back to Top Property primed for growth On October 18 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off After seven years of sluggishness property markets in several states are to grow over 2013 2014 according to a newly released housing outlook A positive future for several states was pointed to Lower interest rates a more affordable environment and a stable economy are placing property in a prime Read more Back to Top Rate cut peaks buyer interest On October 16 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off series of rate drops in 2012 has encouraged potential buyers to jump on to the property ladder new research has revealed According to a new poll by PRDnationwide nearly 30 per cent of the 300 respondents are looking to buy thanks to the successive interest rate 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

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  • home buyer Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    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 First home grant doubles Qld On September 11 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off Following the actions of New South Wales Queensland will also double the grant for new first home buyers to 15 000 The state budget changes outlining that the grant would be pushed up from 7 000 in addition to the transfer duty concession already in place will apply for Read more Back to Top Australians want to buy now On April 18 2012 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Interest rate Wealth Comments Off More than 40 per cent of Australians believe 2012 is the best time to purchase a residential property According to QBE LMI s latest mortgage report more than 60 per cent of Australians intend to buy property in the next three to five years These survey results prove there is 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 Buyer confidence drops but still a good time to buy On March 31 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Inflation Wealth Leave a comment Home buyer confidence has dipped 1 5 per cent since September 2010 according to the Genworth Home buyer Confidence Index This fall despite Australia s relatively strong economic performance was driven by the decreased confidence in the natural disaster affected regions of Queensland and Western Australia coupled with growing Read more Back to Top RBA tipped to keep home loan rates on hold On September 6 2010 Finance News Leave a comment 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 may even be at risk of double dipping into recession I would Read more Back to Top RBA Credit May 2010 On July 1 2010 Finance News Leave a comment Today s May RBA Credit data indicates in our view that credit growth is supporting domestic growth outlook The 0 4 rise in business credit is positive for the expected recovery in business lending over 2010 and 2011 But the recovery may be gradual Corporate deleveraging appears to be Read more Back to Top Mortgage growth stalls On June 1 2010 Finance News Leave a comment Rising home loan interest rates look as though they are finally taking their toll on

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  • mortgage broker Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    cent Wholesale fixed rates Read more Back to Top Westpac Predicting 1 Interest Rate Cut On August 1 2011 Finance News Comments Off Westpac Economist Bill Evans has the view of the global and domestic environment there is a good chance of a repeat of this process over the next three months and a much more benign CPI print on October 26 However notwithstanding our analysis of the flow of inflation data Read more Back to Top Interest rate rise back on the agenda On July 28 2011 Finance News Comments Off A strong and sustained rise in underlying inflation has reignited interest rate fears and forced economists to rethink their market expectations The Consumer Price Index grew 0 9 per cent pushed by a banana led spike in fruit prices But despite the increase in underlying inflation industry Read more Back to Top Westpac predicts rate cut On July 18 2011 Finance News Leave a comment Westpac s chief economist Bill Evans has forecast a series of interest rate cuts Mr Evans said low consumer sentiment could force the Reserve Bank of Australia to slash the official cash rate by up to 1 per cent in 2012 Not long ago all the talk was that Read more Back to Top Materials hike will add 5000 to the cost of an average home On July 12 2011 Finance News Comments Off THE average cost of building a home is set to rise by 5000 as the carbon tax pushes the price of construction materials higher For anyone wanting to make their homes more energy efficient there is an extra sting with insulation and double glazing forecast to feel the full Read more Back to Top RBA SOFTENS ITS OUTLOOK On July 5 2011 Finance News Leave a comment At its

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  • property values Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    confidence has dipped 1 5 per cent since September 2010 according to the Genworth Home buyer Confidence Index This fall despite Australia s relatively strong economic performance was driven by the decreased confidence in the natural disaster affected regions of Queensland and Western Australia coupled with growing Read more Back to Top Property values are one the increase On March 4 2011 Enconomy House prices Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment New home sales grew modestly last month suggesting the property market is on track for a full recovery According to the latest Housing Industry Association JELD WEN New Home Sales Report the number of new homes sold increased by 2 5 per cent in January 2011 Detached house sales Read more Back to Top Housing Crisis Good for investors On October 22 2010 House prices Leave a comment The Australian property market is currently recording about 4 1 months of effective housing supply new data has found According to RP Data s latest research Australia is currently in the midst of a terrible housing shortage with Melbourne the worst sufferer RP Data s research found Melbourne has the Read more Back to Top Fixed rate home loans to make a come back On September 10 2010 Finance News Leave a comment priced Lenders have seen that there is a market there and they are slashing their rates accordingly Which fixed rates offered is the best value I d most certainly have a look at a three year rate If you opt for a 3 year rate bear this Read more Back to Top 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

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  • residential building Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    figures released today confirm a very weak quarter for new housing in December 2011 New residential building work fell by 1 7 per cent in the December 2011 quarter to be down by 7 7 per cent when compared to the year before Meanwhile the value of major alterations Read more Back to Top Housing shortage continues On April 4 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Government banking reform Inflation Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment are calling on the federal government to resolve the growing housing shortage problem The housing starts are expected to drop by 15 per cent in 2011 wiping out a majority of the short lived stimulus driven gains of last year The fate of residential building in 2011 Read more Back to Top Housing affordibility problem continues On February 24 2011 Enconomy House prices Leave a comment housing affordability problem shows no sign of abating according to recent figures Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics found residential construction work done fell by 1 1 per cent in the December 2010 quarter New residential building work done fell by 1 7 per cent in the Read more Back to Top ANZ predict 25bp home loan interest rate rise On March 31 2010 Finance News Leave a comment at this stage Personal credit rose by 0 4 in February and 1 4 over the past 12 months The large declines seen in 2008 and 2009 have passed as the equity market has rallied A large part of the weakness in personal credit over this period was Read more Back to Top 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

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