Research Articles


Is low investment lending bad for borrowers?
Is low investment lending bad for borrowers?

There’s been a lot of speculation about a slowdown in the Australian property market lately. But new data appears to show otherwise, at least in the owner-occupier space.

Business Insider Australia* recently reported that:.. Continued

March 11, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

How to improve yields on your rental property investment
How to improve yields on your rental property investment

Rental rates in Australia’s capital cities (except Melbourne, Canberra and Darwin) dropped even further in August of this year.*

Research analyst Cameron Kusher told CoreLogic that weak rental conditions are likely to persist over the next few months – especially given housing supply continues to grow... Continued

September 29, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

What does the 2016 budget mean for borrowers?
What does the 2016 budget mean for borrowers?

The 2016 Australian Federal Budget was released this month amidst criticism and controversy. Above-average income earners without children and families who earn around $125,000 come out on top, according to modelling conducted by NewsCorp.

But what about Aussie borrowers? We’ve taken a moment to look at what the new budget means for individuals and families paying off a mortgage... Continued

May 13, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

Does property double every 7 years in Australia?
Does property double every 7 years in Australia?

Does property double every 7 years? Most savvy property investors know this is not the case in Australia. But is there some grain of truth behind this idea?

According to real estate commentator Michael Yardley, capital growth is the key reason people choose to invest in residential property. After all, every investor plays the game for some kind of return... Continued

March 03, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

Rise in Home Loan Refinancing
Rise in Home Loan Refinancing

New data indicates Australians are saving more on their home loans by refinancing and securing a more affordable home loan solution.

Here are the facts:.. Continued

February 26, 2016 by Sarah Robinson



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