First Home Buyers – Stamp Duty Changes Could Bite!

First Home Buyers – Stamp Duty Changes Could Bite!

Ross Mason – Director of Mason Lawyers published the following article today on his Newsletter. In my last E-News I spoke about how stamp duty is one of those huge “bug bears” of mine.  Sadly for First Home Buyers, the bear has justed turned into a...
Interest Rates Remain On Hold

Interest Rates Remain On Hold

Worried mortgage holders had some good news today – the Reserve Bank kept interests rates on hold at 4.75 per cent for another month. Although the decision was widely expected, there has been plenty of speculation recently about both a rate rise, and a rate cut,...
Interest Rates Remain on Hold

Interest Rates Remain on Hold

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 4.75 per cent. The global economy is continuing its expansion, but the pace of growth slowed in the June quarter. The...
Australian Homes Not Overvalued

Australian Homes Not Overvalued

Paul Wrigley from Ray White Toronto agrees with Brian White the Director of Ray White – Australian homes aren’t overvalued by 40per cent and there is strong buyer activity with good sale prices being achieved. Paul believes If a property is marketed properly by...
Interest Rates Remain on Hold

Interest Rates Remain on Hold

In welcome news for borrowers, the Reserve Bank has decided to keep rates on hold at 4.75 per cent. The move comes on the back of recent figures showing Australia’s housing market remains soft, and the number of jobs advertised has fallen. “This is great...