Welcome to the September edition of the Smartline Report.
This month we look into why some banks are raising their interest rates while the official rate remains low. And if the property you have your eye on – or the one you currently live in – happens to be a 1970s ‘brick box’, we have some great renovation tips for creating a modern home with loads of appeal.
Enjoy reading these articles and, of course, don’t hesitate to call to discuss any future plans.
Why are some banks raising their interest rates while the official rate remains low?
Bank lending rates are on the rise and the question many of our clients are asking us is, why?… Read more >
Turning a 1970s brick box into something special
Often solidly built and spacious, many homes built in the 1970s just need TLC and some… 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 ›
September property market outlook
As at the end of August 2018, national dwelling values have now been declining for 11 consecutive months according to the CoreLogic home value… More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.
Smartline Article Archive
How do lending restrictions affect you?
Lending restrictions implemented in recent months are attempting to address housing affordability and prevent the onset of mortgage stress… Read more >
4 ways to spring into the warmer months and bloom financially
Can you feel that warmth on your shoulders? Hear the bees buzzing? We thought we’d celebrate… Read more >