Three cheers for ING direct passing on the full 0.25% pa rate cut announced by the RBA this week – the Big 4, despite their combined strength have failed to do so passing only 0.2% with the exception of ANZ who cleverly delay their announcement to get out of the media spotlight!
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A truly fantastic article explaining the cash benefits of New vs Old Property – A Comparison of the Depreciation Deductions. We strongly recommend all investors consider the benefits of depreciation in their investment decisions. It’s not impossible for a negatively geared property to become “cashflow positive” and depreciation, unlike other deductions, doesn’t really cost you […]
I have been asked many times why borrowers are so much better off using a mortgage broker than going directly to the bank; the answer is simple, do you want the loan that suits you best – or the bank? That’s a bit flippant, there is more to the question but it’s a good start! […]
REFINANCE: Competition between lenders and recent interest rate reductions means that if your home loan is more than 2 years old you could be paying too much. Traditional bricks and mortar are returning to favour with rents increasing and relatively low interest rates compared to the last 2 years. Given the changing real estate environment, […]