Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 4, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Value emerges among banks but analysts wary In the short term, the renewed optimism on banks has been justified primarily by their ability to significantly increase their interest-only mortgage rates... Big banks ease bank levy pain with rate rises Mr Mickenbecker said that along with property investors, these two groups of borrowers were doing the heavy lifting to slow the property market and to... The young Australians us...
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Brokers: Are They Replacing The Bank Manager?

In the past, customers were able to walk into their local bank and the bank manager would know their name and their story. However as the role of the bank manager is being made redundant, people are looking for a more personalised experience when it comes to the lending process. Enter the mortgage broker.  Mortgage brokers provide excellent value as they are a reliable and well informed way for consumers to obtain a great deal on their home loan from a large selection of banks and other lende...
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The property bubble: Everything you need to know

Apart from an occasional cyclical slowdown, Australian property prices have been steadily rising since the 1990s. And throughout their stratospheric rise, talk of a property bubble is never far behind – particularly after a year of the type of turbo-charged growth we’ve seen in the country’s capital cities. With bubble speculation still rife, home owners, investors and would-be home buyers are no doubt asking themselves: are we heading for a bust?   What is a bubble? A property ...
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