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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Property & Investment

My fearless housing and lending market prediction for 2020

According to a Bank of Queensland report, the September quarter GDP numbers show that the economy is hovering at 2%. This is under the 3% plus growth rate that Australia needs to get the unemployment rate down...

Is this a good time to invest in properties?

Many economists have predicted property prices to continue to fall this year and not bounce back until 2020 or 2021. However, the latest data from Core Logic shows that 5 out of...

7 practical tips on getting home loan approval

Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne are still down although showing some signs of recovering. This may be the best opportunity for first home buyers to get into the market before house...

Evolution of the property and lending market this financial year

Australians are taking an increasingly optimistic attitude towards the property market. A recent NAB survey stated that house prices and rents are expected to grow over the next two years. Property ownership still...

What the RBA rate cut means to Australians

The Reserve Bank last 4th of June finally dropped the cash rate by 25 basis points to a new record low of 1.25%. This is welcome news for Australians as wage growth...

Why 2019 is the year of the first home buyers

According to property experts, 2019 is the year of the first home buyers.  One of the biggest hurdles of first home buyers is coming up with a deposit for their first home....

Using your super to buy your first home

The Australian Government has introduced the First Home Super Saver (FHSS) scheme to help Australians save for their first home. From the 1st of July 2017, you can make voluntary concessional (before...

Lending and property market forecast for 2019

Year 2018 for the Australian economy is ending on a positive note despite constant news of a housing downfall. According to a recent address by RBA Governor Philip Lowe, “the economy is moving in the right...

The best time to refinance your home loan

Have you had a look at your home loan statement lately? Have you noticed that lenders have slowly raised your interest rate? The major lenders – CBA, ANZ, Westpac and NAB have lifted their variable mortgage rates last September...

First home buyers in Melbourne

First home buyers with 5% genuine savings buying north of Melbourne Our first case is that of first home buyers purchasing a block of land and building a two-story home. They have saved $10,000 in the last three months. They...
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Masarap! Filipino cuisine three ways at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Mark your diaries! This March, Filipino cuisine is set to tempt taste buds at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF).

National Day of Prayer and Fasting – Sat 22 February 2020

Over 70 locations Australia-wide will celebrate the National Day of Prayer and Fasting on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Love hurts

“You always hurt the one you love, the one you should not hurt at all”. This is the opening of the song...

6 Pinoy food to cook for your partner this Valentine’s Day

As they say, the quickest way to the heart is through the stomach, right? Why not cook for your special someone? Here...