Bridge the timing gap
Buying a home calls for some serious time management – often from the moment you make an offer. Yet many buyers are uncertain about exactly what happens once your offer is accepted.
Calculating the best way forward
Buying a house is much less complicated than it used to be, thanks to some pretty nifty calculators that help people gauge what a property will cost.
App downloads on the rise
An increasing number of home buyers and investors are using smartphones to search for properties, plan inspections and communicate with agents.
Room for a rate cut
The RBA has left the door open to a rate cut, minutes of the September 4 monetary policy meeting show. The minutes also noted subdued conditions in the housing sector and said recent sharp falls in commodity prices would be reflected “relatively quickly in export prices” as well as “slightly softer” global economic conditions”.