Welcome to the March edition of the Smartline Report.
ME bank’s most recent survey of Australian households revealed more Australians feel comfortable financially, are saving money and are in less financial stress. Overall, we appear to be quite resilient to the property downturn. As another Federal election looms, we also look at the election issues on the table that could affect buyers, sellers and investors. Finally, find out where interest rates are headed next and how this could impact your mortgage rate.
I hope you find these articles informative. As always, please don’t hesitate to call if you would like to discuss any future plans.
Report shows improved financial situation for more Australians
Even with falling property prices in many areas around the country, ME’s report shows more… Read more >
How will the election result affect borrowers?
With a federal election on the cards for May 2019, borrowers should know what both sides of parliament… Read more >
Interest rates – where are they headed?
Weaker than expected Gross Domestic Product (GDP) results, hitting levels not seen for over three years, has seen NAB and JP Morgan join Westpac, UBS and AMP… 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 ›
March property market outlook
Last month’s housing market results showed an easing in the rate of decline relative to the previous two months, however our national… More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.