CBA will suspend new lending for investors looking to refinance as part of a crackdown on investor lending, believed to be behind housing’s rapid growth.
My husband and I are 32 and expecting a baby. He is a doctor training to be a specialist. Should we switch to an interest-only loan?
Tennille: I am 30, earning $50,000, with $26,000 in super. My husband, Ben, is 31, a sole trader with a taxable income of $60,000 last financial year and has $8000 in super. We have three young children, with a home valued at $900,000 (mortgage $280,000). Last year we purchased an investment property, borrowing the whole amount…
There’s always been plenty of debate about why younger people can’t enter the housing market, and in recent weeks it has kicked up a gear. The suggestion is that if young people stopped drinking coffee or stopped purchasing avocado on toast they would be able to afford to buy. My view is that this is…
If you have a limit of $10,000 on your credit card, be aware that it will reduce your borrowing power for a home loan by around $40,000.
About 2600 mortgage products compete on the market for your attention. Now an online service, Unbiased Mortgage Brokers (UBM), enables borrowers to filter.
AJ and Julie are recently married and plan to start a family in the near future. They ask Paul Clitheroe if now is the right time to buy a new house.
Since the beginning of the year, we have seen more than 20 mortgage lenders discreetly increase their home loan rates. Is it time to fix?
Should you buy an established home or build a new one? It’s an old dilemma. Money’s Pam Walkley looks at the pros and cons.
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