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Home Sales Down as Sector Urges Rate Cut

  Australia’s housing sector has called on the reserve bank to deliver a 50 basis point interest rate cut after a survey showed new home sales have fallen to their lowest level in more than a decade. The Housing Industry Association (HIA), which represents...

Birthday

We have just heard the news that our Rockhampton Lending Manager’s Grandfather turns 102 today! He is still going strong having only moved into a nursing home three years ago. Hope you have a lovely day over there in Hamilton – New Zealand. If the genes...

Austral Lending Bulldogs Weekly Wrap Up

Some positive news at last! Both the Masters and Division 2 Teams for the Austral Lending Bulldogs came through with wins. Whilst we must admit the Division 2 Team won through forfeit – we prefer to think they were too intimidating and the opposition was left...

Calls for negative gearing review

Amid news that finding a rental property may have temporarily gotten a little easier with asking rents for units dropping 1.1 per cent during the first three months of the year, comes a warning that the easing won’t last. Dr Andrew Wilson, the senior economist...

Renters Like To Decorate Too!

There aren’t many substantial alterations a tenant can make without written permission from the landlord. There are, however, numerous cosmetic decorating projects for tenants to consider. The following suggestions are quick to complete, inexpensive and allow...