Welcome to the June edition of the Smartline Report.
This year, 1 July heralds the beginning of ‘Open Banking’, where banks are obliged to allow customers full access to their own banking data. Find out what this big change will mean for you. We also examine the commitments made by our re-elected Coalition government and how they will affect investors, renters, buyers and borrowers. And finally, rental yield – how is it calculated and what else is important when assessing an investment property?
I hope you find these articles informative. As always, please don’t hesitate to call if you would like to discuss any future plans.
Open Banking – what does it mean for me?
From 1 July, the Big Four banks – Commonwealth Bank, NAB, ANZ and Westpac – will be required to allow customers to access their own data and enable… Read more >
What can we expect from the re-elected government?
The Coalition’s win last month will have a number of important ramifications for everyday Australians… Read more >
What you need to know about rental yield
Rental yield is the rate of rental income offset against the costs of an investment property. It is a very good indicator of a property’s investment potential… Read more >
Australian property market update
CoreLogic Research Director Tim Lawless presents Smartline’s latest national housing and economic data, as well as a breakdown by capital city. More info ›
June property market outlook
National dwelling values fell by -0.4% over the month. The -0.4% fall in dwelling values over the month was the smallest monthly decline since August 2018 and the 5th consecutive.. More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.