Monthly Archives: December 2013

Borrowers urged to prepare for rate rise – The Advisor

With much speculation that interest rates have reached their lowest point, mortgage holders are being urged to prepare for the impact of higher interest rates. Joe Sirianni, Smartline’s executive director, said there is widespread speculation interest rates will soon rise and it’s time for borrowers to start preparing. “Recent comments by the RBA indicate the […]

Failings of a ‘fixer upper’

In the Mortgage News Spring edition over 75 per cent of property owners having attempted their own repair or renovation according to Gumtree Tradie Trends Report, one in five has messed up a DIY job – with $380 million in repairs as a consequence.   Here we look at the three most common failings of […]