Category Archives: Property Market News

Is it a good or bad time to buy?

Posted by welovebendigo on November 14th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Property values are tracking lower across the country and while that normally makes for an  ideal time to snap up a property bargain, many buyers are sitting on the sidelines. According to CoreLogic home value index results, half of Australia’s capital cities saw a drop in value in the 12 months to September Brisbane, […]

Why first home buyers are being enticed back into the market

Posted by welovebendigo on September 15th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet   After years of sitting on the sidelines, first home buyers are now swooping back into the fray to take advantage of the current state of the property market. ABS Housing Finance figures revealed that loans to first home buyers reached a six-year high during June, with the buying group making up 18.1 per […]

What you need to know about school zones

Posted by welovebendigo on August 17th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet     Every parent wants their child to have the best education possible, which is why school catchment zones are an important consideration for many when buying a property. Being located within a highly regarded property school catchment can add upwards of 20 per cent to a property’s value, depending on how competitive or […]

Grants – What’s available across Australia?

Posted by welovebendigo on August 10th, 2018 in Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet         Looking to buy your first home, but are confused about what assistance may be available to you? First home buyer benefits vary considerably across states and territories and change year to year, so to help you figure out what is available we have made a quick cheat sheet of what […]

Pay extra to help save on your mortgage!

Posted by welovebendigo on July 6th, 2018 in Bendigo News, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet         Interest rates have been holding steady at the all-time low of 1.5 per cent since August 2016, but they may not stay that way forever. While an interest rate change may not be on the cards for some time, many economists are predicting that when a change does happen it […]

Budget 2018: No News is good news for investors!

Posted by welovebendigo on June 29th, 2018 in Bendigo News, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet         Housing affordability may have been a central feature in the 2017 federal budget, but no new measures were introduced this year to help struggling homebuyers. However, while many first homeowners are likely to be disappointed by the latest budget, real investors are breathing a sigh of relief. A small victory […]

How much do median values tell you about property market performance?

Posted by welovebendigo on May 26th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet     When researching property markets many people like to keep track of median property values. While median values are a useful piece of information, they may not give you the complete picture of what is happening in any particular market. What are median property values? A median is worked out by using the […]

Preparing for an autumn sale!

Posted by welovebendigo on March 16th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Autumn can be a great time to sell property – the weather is cooler, gardens look pretty and many people are starting to tick New Year’s resolutions off their list. In order to take advantage of this fantastic selling season, it’s a good idea to spruce up your property and get it ready to […]

It’s a great time to be a first home buyer!

Posted by welovebendigo on March 9th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines waiting for the perfect time to jump on the property ladder, then 2018 might be a great time to look at your options. Conditions for first home buyers have improved drastically in the last year. New incentives and a cooling property market are providing the perfect opportunity […]

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 […]

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