Archive for: October, 2015

RBA sounds the alarm over off-the-plan properties

Have you bought a property off-the-plan or are you looking at property that is not yet complete?  Read on; The Reserve Bank of Australia has warned that settlement risk on apartments off-the-plan may have increased as a direct result of the stricter criteria that the banks are now applying to investor housing loans. Some banks…

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As a wise man once said, it’s smart to ask

If you have read or watched any media of late you’d be very aware of what’s happening in the home loan market, some lenders have increased investment property lending rates by up to 0.50% per annum and are also becoming very nervous about certain property prices and exposure in certain areas around the country.  The…

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Looks Like The RBA Will Keep The Cash Rate On Hold

Australia’s leading economists unanimously expect the Reserve Bank to leave the official cash rate on hold when it makes its announcement in a few hours. Only two of the 31 leading economists polled in the Reserve Bank Survey predict the cash rate to fall in November this year, while the rest do not think…

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