• August 13, 2020

Day: 27 May 2019

RBA signals June rate cut

RBA signals June rate cut

Matthew Cranston | The Australian Financial Review | 21 May 2019 https://www.afr.com/news/economy/rba-signals-june-rate-cut-20190519-p51p12 Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has given his clearest signal yet that interest rates will be cut next month, suggesting that…

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Property’s bumper policy week will lift house prices soon

Property’s bumper policy week will lift house prices soon

James Frost & John Kehoe | The Australian Financial Review | 20 May 2019 https://www.afr.com/real-estate/residential/property-s-bumper-policy-week-will-lift-house-prices-soon-20190524-p51qpk A suite of favourable policy proposals and drivers of property demand that materialised this week will not be enough to…

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‘People are ringing for appraisals’: Agents feel post-election pickup

‘People are ringing for appraisals’: Agents feel post-election pickup

Michael Bleby & Tim Boyd | The Australian Financial Review | 23 May 2019  https://www.afr.com/real-estate/residential/people-are-ringing-for-appraisals-agents-feel-post-election-pickup-20190523-p51qde Sydney’s housing market has welcomed the end of the federal election campaign, with vendors and buyers shaking off the uncertainty…

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APRA scraps 7pc home loan buffer

APRA scraps 7pc home loan buffer

James Frost | The Australian Financial Review | 21 May 2019 https://www.afr.com/business/banking-and-finance/apra-scraps-7pc-home-loan-buffer-20190521-p51phr The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has written to banks proposing the 7 per cent serviceability buffer on home loans be removed, in good…

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