Monthly Archives: August 2018

Over 60% of Aussies depending on ‘bank of mum and dad’ – MortgageBusiness Online

As read in MortgageBusiness Online – Over 60 per cent of Australian parents are supporting their adult children financially, according to a new study. A new survey of 2,011 Australians, conducted by comparison website, has revealed that 61 per cent of parents provide financial assistance to their adult children. When asked why they support […]

New marketplace aims to help borrowers determine realistic rates- The Adviser

As read in The Adviser online – A financial services comparison site has announced the launch of a new marketplace aimed at helping borrowers find out their chances of approval before applying for personal loans. RateCity’s new personal loan marketplace is intended to help borrowers understand the probability of getting a personal loan approved and […]

Affordable housing calls renewed as population reaches 25m – Aust Broker

As read in the Aust Broker Online – Last week the Australian population reached 25 million – a milestone achieved 33 years sooner than expected.While it’s good news for the country’s economic growth, housing supply must remain strong to guarantee affordability for future generations, according to the HIA. “Clearly growth has occurred faster than the […]

Changing demographics to alter dwelling demand – The Adviser

As read in The Adviser online -As Generation Y begins to enter the housing market, there could be a change in the types of dwellings sought after, a new report has suggested. According to industry analyst and economic forecasters BIS Oxford Economics, changes to the age profile of the population over the next decade will likely result in a […]