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An update to the national housing market

An update to the national housing market

The second half of May and early June saw a variety of outcomes and announcements that are likely to bode well for the housing market.

These include; stability in the federal government, an announcement from APRA that borrower serviceability assessments were likely to improve by late June … Read More

Important changes to serviceability you need to know

Recently APRA recommended changes to the current way in which lenders assess serviceability – which is your financial ability to pay down a loan. These potential changes could spark some shifts in the property market, and we’re pretty excited about it! 

The current system in place is … Read More

Have we reached the bottom of the housing market?

The heat has come off the housing market, but we should be wary about getting too excited, too soon. 

One of the weirder responses to the Australian federal election result is articles suggesting that somehow all will be improved in the economy because the anticipation of an … Read More

How the 2019 Federal Budget update may affect you

On 2 April 2019, the Government handed down the 2019-20 Federal Budget.

The focus of the 2019-20 Budget is a plan for a stronger economy and securing a better future. In last year’s Budget, the Government commented that just as most households had to tighten their budgets … Read More