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July 2016 RBA Interest Rate Decision

With plenty of market volatility surrounding Britain’s decision to exit the EU last month and the uncertainty surrounding our inconclusive Federal Election, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met today for its July meeting and decided to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.75 per cent.
Market analysts widely predicted today’s decision, anticipating […]

June 2016 RBA Interest Rate decision

With winter setting in and no sign of our property markets slowing, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met today for its June meeting and elected to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.75 per cent.
The official cash rate is currently at all-time lows following a rate cut last month. Forecasters are […]

May 2016 Newsletter

 

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May 2016

Welcome to our May newsletter!
The autumn property market is proving to be very busy and full of opportunities for home buyers and investors. We expect lower interest rates will stimulate the market even further, so talk to us about getting your finance in place now!
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met […]

May 2016 RBA Interest Rate decision

Great news for those in the market to buy property this autumn! The Reserve Bank of Australia met for its May meeting today and decided to cut the official cash rate by .25 basis points, bringing it to a new historical low of 1.75 per cent.
Wow! That’s seriously low.
With the Aussie dollar on the […]

April 2016 RBA Interest Rate decision

With our busy autumn property market in full swing, The Reserve Bank of Australia met today for its April meeting and decided to keep the official cash rate on hold at 2.0 per cent.
Some forecasters were predicting that the RBA would cut rates today, in light of the rising Aussie dollar. However rates have […]

March 2016 Newsletter

 

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March 2016

Welcome to our March newsletter
Summer is over and now that we’re entering the busy autumn selling season, our property markets are picking up and resuming the hectic pace we saw last year!
Last week, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met for its March meeting and as widely expected by analysts, […]

March 2016 RBA Interest Rate decision

Summer may be over but our property markets are starting to heat up! The Reserve Bank of Australia met today for its March meeting and decided to keep the official cash rate on hold at 2.0 per cent.
Forecasters widely predicted today’s decision, however many are speculating that a rate cut is on the cards […]

Interesting CBA stats reflecting the changing market

In its half-year financial results yesterday, CBA noted that brokers accounted for 48 per cent of new mortgage business at 31 December 2015, up from 43 per cent a year earlier.

The group recorded a marginal fall in investment loans on its portfolio with new business investment home loans written falling to 31 per cent […]

February 2016 RBA Interest Rate decision

We hope that you enjoyed a marvellous holiday break! The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is also back at work, deciding to keep the official cash rate on hold at 2.0 per cent today during its first meeting for 2016.
This decision was widely expected by analysts, following positive news about our economy. Improvements in […]

January 2016 Newsletter

 

 

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January 2016

Welcome to our eMag for 2016

Happy New Year! We hope that you and your family enjoyed a very relaxing holiday break and managed to get into the great outdoors to enjoy this lovely summer weather.
Are you ready for another fantastic year in our property markets? 2015 was a fast and […]