Real Estate News & Articles

The first sub-2% p.a. home loan for investors has arrived

15 Sep2020
Online lender loans.com.au has launched a new sub-2.00% p.a. home loan, this time for investors. The Smart Booster Investor Bundle now comes with a discounted 1.99% p.a. interest rate (2.71% p.a comparison rate*) [...] Read More...

How to get solar if you are renting

14 Sep2020
Installing solar panels on your roof may seem like a pipedream if you are among the one third of Australians who rent their home. And it may seem near impossible if you are like 2 million others in an apartment [...] Read More...

86 400 slashes rates as you pay off your home loan

11 Sep2020
Neobank 86 400 has launched a new strategy to reward customers for paying down their home loan. The lender has introduced tiered variable rates for its 'Own Home Loan', dropping borrowers' interest [...] Read More...

'Bumpy' road to recovery as Treasury tips unemployment rate to top 13% by end of the year

10 Sep2020
Treasury predicts Australia’s effective unemployment will top 13% before the end of the year, with the Covid outbreak in Victoria hampering the recovery which saw real unemployment fall to 9.8% in July, down [...] Read More...

Coronavirus restrictions mean booking a holiday is difficult — here's how to COVID-proof your travels

09 Sep2020
Going on holiday during the coronavirus pandemic has never been more complicated, with rapidly changing restrictions causing headaches for travellers. Tourism and travel companies are also struggling to stay [...] Read More...

How to secure a bargain when moving to a new rental

08 Sep2020
Moving to a new rental property offers a myriad of new opportunities. You might be upgrading to a larger home, adding a bedroom, leaving a share house or moving to be closer to work.  However, negotiating [...] Read More...

4 steps to survive renting during COVID-19

02 Sep2020
The impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus has touched the lives of every Western Australian, bringing with it tough challenges for many people. Some people have lost their jobs or had their income reduced, and they [...] Read More...

Rental Market At Its "Tightest"

01 Sep2020
Queensland's rental market is currently facing the tightest conditions since the global financial crisis as vacancy rates continue to shrink, according to the latest market report from the Real Estate Insti [...] Read More...

Airbnb Is Renting Out The World’s Last Blockbuster For $5/Night

31 Aug2020
The franchise may be long dead, but the memory of those hallowed, carpeted grounds endures within every 90s kid’s heart. If you so happen to be feeling painfully nostalgic, however, there’s some&nbs [...] Read More...

Mixed fortunes in holiday home market as some Sydneysiders rent 'second homes'

28 Aug2020
Wealthy Sydneysiders are taking out long-term leases on properties normally rented out on Airbnb and using them as second homes to escape the city during the pandemic. While the Airbnb market has sunk in inner [...] Read More...
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