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Home-buyer confidence at an all-time high

Home-buyer confidence at an all-time high

More than two-thirds of respondents in a recent survey believe that the conditions are right to purchase a home – a level of confidence not seen since the onset of the pandemic. Finder’s latest consumer sentiment survey, which involved a nationally representative...

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Aussies prioritise ‘building up rainy day savings’

Aussies prioritise ‘building up rainy day savings’

‘Rainy day savings’ and ‘saving enough to buy a property to live in’ are among the top financial goals for 2021, a new survey has found. According to ME Bank’s latest research, conducted by Pureprofile in December 2020, the majority (44 per cent) of 1,000 Australians...

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Mortgage interest rate ‘apathy’ on the rise

Mortgage interest rate ‘apathy’ on the rise

Less than half of all homeowners know their current home loan interest rate despite homeowners ranking paying off their mortgage as their top priority, figures revealed. New research by Mortgage Choice has found that only 46.5 per cent of Australian homeowners were...

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Household wealth hits new high as property surges

Household wealth hits new high as property surges

Total household wealth increased to a record high of $11.4 trillion in the September quarter, driven by record growth in deposits and an increase in residential assets, according to the ABS. According to the Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, released...

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Investors lured to the regions

Investors lured to the regions

Our national obsession with real estate prices and investment properties has long been defined by the state of the markets in our two biggest cities – Sydney and Melbourne. These are the powerhouses behind a long-term property boom that has only slightly come off the...

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Happy New Year? Predictions for 2021

Happy New Year? Predictions for 2021

As we draw the curtains on a turbulent 2020, the broking industry heads in on what awaits them in 2021. The incoming best interests duty and other regulation and legislation changes, as well as increased broker market share are front of mind for the sector. Peter...

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How Aussie households can save $1,043 a year

How Aussie households can save $1,043 a year

If Aussies reduced their household waste to zero every year, they could pocket themselves over a $1,000, new research has found. A study conducted by Rabobank has found that during the pandemic, the amount of food wastage has increased, despite Australians spending...

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Home ownership intentions double among FHBs

Home ownership intentions double among FHBs

According to Westpac, the number of first home buyers looking to enter the property market in the next five years has significantly increased, rising from 7 per cent in 2019 to 16 per cent in 2020. The research, commissioned by Westpac and conducted online by Lonergan...

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