First home buyers are locking in more fixed rate home loans than they were four years ago as arrears rates continue to improve.
Gareth Hutchens Banks could pull back from lending to new home owners after making losses on mortgages.
Noel Whittaker We earn a combined salary of $160,000 a year and are starting a family soon. What is the best way to manage our $680,000 home loan?
Clancy Yeates With interest rates staying at low, low levels for at least another two months, is now a good time to lock in a fixed-rate mortgage?
John Collett With a threat of mortgage interest rate rises in the near future, home buyers are asked to tread carefully.
Mark Bouris Here are my top tips to ensure first-time mortgage borrowers can secure a loan.
Residential real estate markets are running hot, with clearance rates at 90 per cent in Sydney and 80 per cent in Melbourne.
Mark Bouris Housing affordability for first home buyers is in the news, with properties in Sydney and Melbourne selling for more than many first-timers can afford.
John Collett With house prices on the move again, so too is talk of a house price bubble. Concern is mostly centred on Sydney, where prices are roaring back to life.
Penny Pryor Low interest rates are making it a lot easier for you to pay off your home loan.
David Potts The system is slanted towards buying a home, so if you can't beat it, why not join it?
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon Paying down debt is pretty much the top strategy to building wealth; it's often even better than buying shares or investing in property.
Clancy Yeates Low rates and a buoyant auction market are breathing new life into an age-old debate: are Australian house prices at risk of entering bubble territory?
Penny Pryor It's a good time to consider locking in your mortgage, but there can be drawbacks.
Mark Bouris I'm concerned this low-interest rate environment has produced a confusing borrowing market.
David Potts It would be a brave Reserve Bank board that didn't cut interest rates at its next meeting on August 6.
Clancy Yeates Shoppers love a good price war. Whether it's bargain airfares or cheap milk at the supermarket, sudden outbreaks of competition benefit all consumers.
Mark Bouris The biggest financial news for most Australians in the past two years has been the falling cash rate and decreasing mortgage rates.
Mark Bouris When official interest rates move, mortgage borrowers have decisions to make.
John Collett If you're paying off your home with a variable interest rate mortgage you should be seriously considering a fixed rate loan.