Home loan news and advice

All the latest home loan news and top tips to help you manage your home loan.

Home loan honeymoon is over

Home loan honeymoon is over

Consumers looking to compare home loans are likely to lament the news that many major banks are hiking up the fees on their fixed-rate home loans.

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Renters feel home loans out of reach

Renters feel home loans out of reach

Nearly two-thirds (60 per cent) of renters are worried that they will never be able to afford their own home, with industry bosses blaming bureaucracy for the slow rate of new homebuilding.

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Westpac slims down rate cut

Westpac slims down rate cut

Westpac has announced that it will bring its home loan interest rates down by ten basis points following the 25 point cut from the Reserve Bank.

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Home loan growth stagnates in Feb

Home loan growth stagnates in Feb

Despite the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA’s) best effort, there was very little growth in the number of people applying for new home loans in February, the latest official figures show.

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Home loan landscape 'could be a mirage'

Home loan landscape 'could be a mirage'

Although the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA’s) continuing interest rate cuts are bringing a raft of new low-interest home loans on the market, hard-up first-home buyers may be racking up trouble for the future by getting hold of a loan.

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