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Investing

Which postcodes are most at risk from higher interest rates?

A new report showed the weight of higher interest rates may potentially fall disproportionately on regions already saddled with significant debt. Eliza Owen, head of residential research Australia at CoreLogic, said the Reserve Bank’s increase of 400 basis points since May 2022 would result in approximately 350 basis points being passed on to variable-rate customers by the […]

Investing
Investing

Mortgages are ‘enablers’, not handcuffs: Finni Mortgages

While an increasing number of Australians could find themselves in ‘mortgage prison’, chief executive at Finni Mortgages said it’s important to shift the mindset. Despite the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) breaking its 10 consecutive rate hike streak in April, the chances of more hikes to come appear imminent. During an address at the National Press Club on […]

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Buying Investing

Can interest-only repayments breathe life into the Australian market?

Mark Bouris has called on the federal government to allow astute borrowers ahead of their repayments to switch to interest-only payments to stimulate the property sector. Speaking on a recent podcast episode, Mr Bouris shared his belief the Albanese government should do more to reward prudent borrowers by allowing their repayments to shift from principal and […]