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What Tenants Look For When Paying Top Rent For An Apartment

December 11, 2013 | Home Loans Industry News

Renters know that choosing an apartment means sacrificing features such as added space, their own back yard, and reduced noise in order to be able to afford to live where they want to when seeking desirable lifestyle locations. As an investor being aware of these factors helps to make a wise choice when it comes […]

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  • What Tenants Look For When Paying Top Rent For An Apartment

    December 11 | Home Loans Industry News

    Renters know that choosing an apartment means sacrificing features such as added space, their own back yard, and reduced noise in order to be able to afford to live where they want to when seeking desirable lifestyle location...

  • Sydney Dominates With High Loan Repayments

    December 11 | Home Loans Industry News

    The Sydney suburb of Woollahra boasts the country’s highest monthly home loan repayments, with eight Sydney areas listed as having the highest median mortgage costs in Australia, according to the Australian Bureau of St...

  • Interest Rates At Their Lowest Come With Warning by RBA

    December 10 | Home Loans Industry News

    At a time of record low interest rates, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has issued a blunt caution to the country’s banks not to lower lending standards. Announcing its decision to leave the cash rate unchanged at...

  • First Home Loans At Record Low

    December 6 | Home Loans Industry News

    The impact of the current property boom has seen house prices spiral with borrowers having smaller deposits and potential first home buyers locked out of home ownership in Victoria. Record low interest rates have encouraged i...

  • First Home Buyers Struggle to Afford Homes

    December 6 | Home Loans Industry

    First home buyers are finding it difficult to enter the market, according to The Herald Sun. Just one in eight mortgages are now going to new home buyers, the lowest figure in over 20 years. In September, they accounted for ...

  • Market Review

    December 6 | Home Loans Industry News

    The number of new home loans issued has exceeded expectations, according to thechronicle.com. New home loans rose by 4.4% in September, while the value of home loans rose by 5.3%. For the year ending September, the value of ...

  • Mortgage Products Main Concern of Financial Ombudsmen Service

    December 3 | Home Loans Industry News

    Nearly half of all disputes investigated by the Financial Ombudsmen Service (FOS) in 2012 and 2013 concerned credit products, with mortgage products the most common. Early resolution of credit complaints was a key priority. A...

  • Property Hotspots – How Do You Find Them?

    November 11 | Home Loans Industry Property

    How do you know if your suburb is an investment hotspot? There are many reasons why people want to live in a particular suburb. These factors can contribute to strong demand for housing and increase the value of properties i...

  • NZ Combats Potential Housing Bubble

    November 7 | Home Loans Industry News

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has introduced restricted debt leveraging for New Zealand banks where only 10% of mortgage holders will be permitted to borrow more than 80% to buy a property. The 10/80 rule will effectively...

  • Financial Institutions Offer New Incentives for Home Loans Customers

    November 7 | Home Loans Industry News

    Banks and lending institutions across Australia are pulling out all stops to win new customers. Financial institutions are offering everything from cash back deals, gift cards, home loan fee waivers and discounted rates to en...