Knowledge Hub

In a complex lending environment where there is a lot of ambiguity and confusion in the marketplace, it’s important to stay abreast of the latest developments in finance, property and commerce. See below for a range of updates and in-depth examinations of issues affecting your personal and business interests.
Apra

Is APRA finally listening?

Andrew Mirams
We had some long-awaited news recently which everyone in the housing and finance sectors rightly celebrated. Now, I’m not talking about the Federal Election result – although that was good for the property market with the Coalition winning, given Labor’s...
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Property Prices

Which direction for property prices now that we have a coalition win

The results are in and to the surprise of many, Scott Morrison has led the Coalition to win this year’s Federal election. And this means our housing markets are likely to pick up by the end of the year. The...
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Sydney Invest

How much should you pay for an investment property in Sydney?

Andrew Mirams
If ever there were a lesson in the cyclical nature of residential property price cycles, it would have to be Sydney housing 2012 to 2018. The capital’s market was effectively thought ‘bullet-proof’ by some participants – there were very few...
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Interest Rate2

An interest rate cut will do little to help – so what would help?

Andrew Mirams
We keep hearing about a supposed interest rate cut that is “coming” as is it is going to miraculously fix all our spending problems and put much more money in everyone’s back pockets. Oh dear, if you really think this...
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Liber

What does the Coalition’s win mean for you?

Andrew Mirams
Now that the Coalition has, somewhat miraculously, been re-elected, what does it mean for borrowers and homeowners of Australia? There is no doubt that the key policy battle ground during the election campaign was on housing. Labor’s platform was that...
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