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.
Australia

It’s either savings or selling as many interest-only terms expire

Andrew Mirams
A new alarmist report has many believing that property Armageddon is nigh. ME Bank’s bi-annual Household Financial Comfort Measures report surveyed 1500 households to gauge how they feel about their financial situation, including cost of living and household debt – and guess...
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Melbourne

Melbourne makes its move to number one

Andrew Mirams
The rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne is as famous as that between Wile E Coyote and the Road Runner, the Maroons and the Blues, or Taylor Swift and Kanye West. For generations, the two cities have been in a war...
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First Home Buyers Grant

Changes to QLD’s first home buyers grant: could you own your new home sooner?

Andrew Mirams
First home owners grants have been around in most States and Territories for nearly two decades now, and are one of many other financial incentives put forward over the years to help first-time home buyers. The original First Home Owners...
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Sunshine Coast Growth

Is the Sunshine Coast growing too fast?

Andrew Mirams
Popularity is a double-edged sword it seems. While there are plenty of reasons why the Sunshine Coast region is the growth darling north of Brisbane, there’s the threat more people calling the coast home will bring services and amenities to...
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Politic

Political shenanigans could impact economic growth

Andrew Mirams
I was having a beer with a friend on Friday when the results came in. Scott Morrison was our new Prime Minister. In fact, ScoMo was our sixth leader in a little over a decade. The events of past week...
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