Category Archives: Property Market News

Is it a good time to fix your home loan rate?

Posted by welovebendigo on May 9th, 2017 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Interest rate movements are never easy to predict, but with the major banks lifting their variable rates out of cycle with the Reserve Bank, many homeowners are preparing themselves for more rate rises to come. There are a number of things worth considering before fixing your interest rate. Fixing rates is always a bit […]

How to Break into the Real Estate Market for less!

Posted by welovebendigo on August 7th, 2014 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Saving up for a home loan can be challenging, especially when you consider the rising cost of real estate. But if you look a little harder, there are still plenty of affordable properties available and many first time buyers may be able to enter the property market sooner than they think if they look […]

How to Ensure Good Resale Value When Buying Real Estate?

Posted by welovebendigo on March 5th, 2014 in Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet If you’re looking to buy, but want to make sure the home you’re buying will leave you with a profit if you need to sell in the next five years, it can be a very tough decision. Do you go for the perfect house, the worst house in a great street, the ‘renovator’s delight’? […]

What would you give up to buy a home in Bendigo?

Posted by welovebendigo on June 7th, 2012 in Bendigo Real Estate, Home & Lifestyle, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet If you want to start saving money to put towards a home loan, you may like to start thinking abut what parts of your lifestyle you’re willing to make sacrifices on. The Mortgage Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) recently conducted a survey to find out exactly what potential buyers are willing to give up, […]

Increase in Average Bendigo House Price

Posted by welovebendigo on May 24th, 2012 in Bendigo News, Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet The City of Great Bendigo released revaluation data last week that shows that the average home price in Greater Bendigo is on the rise. According to 2012 revaluation figures, the average home in Greater Bendigo is now valued at $285,000, which is an increase of about $35,000 since the last revaluation was carried out […]

Does Victoria Need Safer Pool and Spa Safety Laws?

Posted by welovebendigo on April 12th, 2012 in Bendigo News, Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Do you think that pool and safety laws in Victoria need to be improved? If you do, then you’re not the only one. The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) has recently made the call to the state government to improve the laws surrounding pools and spas, to help ensure safety and to help make […]

Changes to Victoria’s Cooling-Off Rules

Posted by welovebendigo on March 5th, 2012 in Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Bendigo homebuyers should be made aware that changes to cooling-off rules have now come into effect. Under the new rules, property buyers will no longer lose their right to cool off just because they have sought and obtained advice from their lawyer before signing the property contract. The previous rules meant that those who […]

Should You Shop Around For a Better Home Loan Deal?

Posted by welovebendigo on February 29th, 2012 in Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet With the big 4 banks deciding to raise their interest rates despite the Reserve Bank holding steady this month, a lot of homeowners have been asking themselves whether or not now is a good time to switch home loan providers. Even with the major lenders raising their rates, homeowners should remember that interest rates […]

Bank’s Pass on RBA’s Christmas Gift

Posted by SiteOwner on December 16th, 2011 in Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Last week the Reserve Bank passed on a 25 point cash interest rate cut to 4.25%, and the banks had us all worried that they might not spread the Christmas cheer for homeowners. Now that we know that all of the major banks have passed on the RBA’s early Christmas gift, we should hopefully […]

Bendigo is Booming!

Posted by welovebendigo on October 28th, 2011 in Bendigo News, Bendigo Real Estate, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Have you heard what the Bendigo population is forecast to be in 20 years time? If the rate of growth continues at a steady rate, it’ll be over 145,500. That’s an increase of nearly 38% of today’s population or roughly 40,000 people. Where are they all going to fit? Housing is going to have […]

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