Interest Rates

Hidden costs of buying a new home

You’ve decided that it’s time to buy your first home; Congratulations! It’s such an exciting milestone in anyone’s life and should be as effortless as possible. It’s important not to

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A history of home loans

Post-pandemic economic shrinkages coupled with the Russian invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 have seen inflation spike to the highest level since the Great Inflation of the 1970s.   This

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Interest Rates 101

  While we understand banks charge interest on their home loans, exactly what determines the rate? Should we be worried that interest rates will spike higher in the years ahead?

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Inflation…a view.

Investment markets fear long-term persistent inflation Long-term inflation causes interest rates to rise and sharemarkets and commercial property markets to fall. To make matters worse, the real value of a

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Investment outlook

Inflation, interest rates, Russia & Ukraine, the risk of a share crash, house prices and other issues Inflation – temporary or permanent? Much of the rise in inflation (to a

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Demystifying loan jargon

Planning to apply for a loan but confused by the myriad of banking jargon? You’re not alone. Many people struggle to understand loan terms and the multitude of acronyms used

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Property investment

Houses and units seem easier to understand than many other types of investments. However, it’s important to understand how investing in property works, to decide if it’s right for you.

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