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  We are open and here to support you. As we all navigate this uncertain time, please rest assured that we are here to help with your property needs, whatever they may be. We remain your independent voice, to always support the best interests of you, our clients. Whether buying your first home, moving to[…]

Reserve Bank Makes Emergency Interest Rate Cuts Amid Corona Pandemic

The Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to further cut the cash interest rate to its record low of 0.25 percent. This is to help prevent a recession in the country caused by the corona virus pandemic. The RBA revealed the currency has lost 20 percent this year. RBA Governor Philip Lowe said the aim[…]

Australian Expats No Longer Eligible for CGT Exemption

Residents of Australia who live abroad will no longer be able to enjoy capital gains tax (CGT) exemption on their family home. This is after the Australian Parliament passed new laws that changed certain policies on the CGT. More than 100,000 Australian expats are expected to be affected by these new laws. On the other[…]

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Parents Still Helping Adult Children Get Into The Property Market

Many first home buyers in Melbourne are still relying on their parents to get into the property ladder. New research has found that more than a third of parents in Victoria provide up to $50,000 in assistance to their children. Data from Mozo.com.au revealed that 37 percent of parents helped provide deposit or acted as[…]

Reserve bank of australia keeps rates on hold

RBA Cuts Official Interest Rate to 0.50%

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to further reduce the current official cash interest rate by another 0.25 basis points. This makes the new 0.50 percent rate the new historic low after the last cut in October 2019. The rate has been kept on hold since its last point cut in October. The decision[…]

Reserve bank of australia keeps rates on hold

RBA Keeps Current Official Interest Rate

The Reserve Bank of Australia today left the current official cash interest rate unchanged at its historic low level of 0.75 percent. The rate has been kept on hold since its last point cut in October. The decision was also expected by analysts or traders although they are anticipating another cut soon by March or[…]

Details of First Home Buyer Loan Deposit Scheme Unveiled

First home buyers are set to benefit from the government’s loan deposit scheme, which took effect on January 1, 2020. The first home loan deposit scheme will be available to those first home buyers purchasing properties up to a maximum amount. The threshold will also depend on the property’s location. Eligible buyers on qualifying incomes[…]

Reserve bank of australia keeps rates on hold

RBA holds rates at 0.75% in December

The Reserve Bank has held interest rates at the record low level of 0.75% this month. Thanks to the expected increase in consumer spending over Christmas and the New Year, the RBA decided to make no change to interest rates in December. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe said “Given these effects of lower interest rates[…]

Is Now A Good Time To Buy A Property?

Many Australians believe that now is a good time to purchase a property. This is what a new research has found. The study showed that more than half or 52 percent of Australians believe that property prices in their area will go up in the next 12 months and because of this, they think that[…]

The reserve bank of Australia decides to keep rates on hold

RBA rates hold at 0.75%

The Reserve Bank today decided to hold interest rates at the historic low of 0.75%. The decision to hold interest rates after the October cut was largely expected given a minimal improvement in unemployment and a minor uptick in inflation. RBA governor Philip Lowe said “The low level of interest rates, recent tax cuts, ongoing[…]