Reserve bank of australia keeps rates on hold

RBA drop rates to 0.75% to tackle unemployment

The Reserve Bank has dropped its official cash rate below 1% for the first time as it battles rising unemployment and stimulate a slowing economy. This is the RBA’s third cut since June and comes after data showed the unemployment rate has increased to 5.3%, from 4.9% at the start of the 2019. The big[…]

Melbourne Auction Results | 28th September 2019

Melbourne once again showed a strong auction result on Saturday recording 78 percent. The number of listings, however, was low due to the Grand Final public holiday that saw the Tigers competing against the Giants. The total scheduled auctions over the weekend was 49 while the confirmed results was 36. The number of properties sold[…]

Buyer’s Agent Pascoe Vale – Suburb Profile

Buying a property in Pascoe Vale can be a daunting and difficult process. For many of us, it is something we only do a few times in our lives. A buyers advocate (also known as a buyers agent or property finder) can be an enormous help to make it easy to buy a home or[…]

Melbourne Auction Results | 14th September 2019

Melbourne recorded a strong clearance rate of 76 percent on Saturday, up from the previous week’s 74 percent. The auction market continues to do well despite the low volume of listings. The total scheduled auctions during the weekend was 760, still up from last weekend’s 704 while the confirmed results was 616. The number of[…]

Buyer’s Agent Glen Huntly – Suburb Profile

Buying a property in Glen Huntly can be a daunting and difficult process. For many of us, it is something we only do a few times in our lives. A buyers advocate (also known as a buyers agent or property finder) can be an enormous help to make it easy to buy a home or[…]

Melbourne Suburbs To Benefit From The Suburban Rail Loop

Several suburbs in Melbourne will have six new train stations a few years from now. Part of a major project called the Suburban Rail Loop, this public transportation is aimed at providing Victorians easy access to their place of work, schools and other amenities. It is worth $50 billion as confirmed by the Andrews government.[…]

Melbourne Auction Results | 7th September 2019

Melbourne recorded a 74 percent clearance rate during Saturday’s auctions. It slipped from the previous 81 percent two weekends ago, considered the highest since April 2017. More listings were noted with the total scheduled auctions at 704 and confirmed results at 531. The number of properties sold also went up to 511 with 120 being[…]

Rates on hold for September

The RBA has kept the official interest rate on hold at its historic low of 1.0%. This comes after the RBA cut interest rates in June and July this year. Before that, the cash rate had sat at 1.5% for the better almost 3 years. RBA governor Philip Lowe said “Economic growth in Australia over[…]

Buyer’s Agent Coburg – Suburb Profile

Buying a property in Coburg can be a daunting and difficult process. For many of us, it is something we only do a few times in our lives. A buyers advocate (also known as a buyers agent or property finder) can be an enormous help to make it easy to buy a home or investment[…]

Melbourne Auction Results | 24th August 2019

Melbourne recorded strong auction results on Saturday with a clearance rate of 81 percent, up from last weekend’s 70.2 percent. This rate was much higher compared to the same period last year with only 52 percent and the highest since April 2017. The total scheduled auctions was 596 while the confirmed results were 456. The[…]