Welcome to the July edition of The Smartline Report. This month we discuss the recent changes to stamp duty, the psychology of buying and the difference between owner-occupier and investment interest rates.
We hope you enjoy this edition and if you would like to discuss anything regarding your finance, please don’t hesitate to call.
7 factors that influence a home buyer’s decision by CoreLogic
There’s no denying that buying a home is a big decision and yet you may be surprised… Read more ›
Stamp duty and first home owner grant changes in effect across Australia
On 1 July, a raft of changes were introduced to state stamp duty regimes across the country… Read more ›
The difference between owner-occupier and investment interest rates
New regulations have changed the way financial institutions set interest rates… Read more >
Australian property market update
CoreLogic Research Director Tim Lawless presents Smartline July’s national housing and economic data, as well as a breakdown by capital city. More info ›
July property market outlook
Despite a seasonally strong monthly result for June, the pace of capital gains slowed over the June quarter, with capital city dwelling values… More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.
Smartline Article Archive
Should you rent out your home on Airbnb?
Could renting out your property with Airbnb help you pay off your mortgage sooner? Perhaps – but there’s also a lot to consider before you take the plunge. Read more ›
How to calculate the cost of buying a home in Australia
How many smashed avocados on toast do you need to forgo in order to afford your first home?… Read more >
Mortgage myth buster: things you need to know about mortgages
Taking out a mortgage, and buying a home is a big step. That’s why you need to know what… Read more ›