Category Archives: Property Market News

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

Posted by welovebendigo on September 26th, 2017 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet The Reserve Bank hasn’t moved the official cash rate since it was cut by 25 basis points in August 2016, but as the threat of rate hikes loom and lenders push up their rates regardless of the RBA’s movements, fixed home loan rates are gaining popularity. Why choose a fixed rate? A fixed home […]

Should you fix your home loan rates?

Posted by welovebendigo on August 25th, 2017 in Bendigo News, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet With predictions of interest rate rises in the near future many homeowners are wondering if now is the best time to lock in their mortgage rate. While the official cash rate has remained on hold since August 2016 many experts, including ex-RBA board member John Edwards, are forecasting imminent rate rises. Mr Edwards has […]

Why it’s a great time to be a first home buyer!

Posted by welovebendigo on August 7th, 2017 in Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet First-home buyers are returning to the property market after months of sitting on the sidelines due to a number of new state and federal government incentives. Federal changes Changes were made as part of this year’s Federal Budget to help tackle housing affordability across the country. This included changes aimed at slowing down investor […]

Could downsizing be the right move for you?

Posted by welovebendigo on July 14th, 2017 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Thinking about downsizing your home? With new government incentives coming into effect next year, now is a great time to consider selling up the family home and finding a smaller property. In the latest Federal Budget it was announced that Australians aged 65 or over will be able to make a non-concessional superannuation contribution […]

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 […]

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