Buy Now Pay Later users put on notice by credit agency

By: Bishnu Aryal

Do you use a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) service like Afterpay or Zip? If so, be warned that one leading credit reporting agency has made a big change...

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What’s the best day to auction your house?

By: Bishnu Aryal

Drive or walk around your local suburb mid-morning on a Saturday and chances are you’ll pass a few freshly banged up ‘Auction’ signs. But is Saturday actually the best...

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Need help paying your insurance and workers comp premiums this year?

By: Bishnu Aryal

As if Australian business owners hadn’t faced enough challenges this past year - now the dreaded annual insurance and workers compensation premiums will soon arrive in mailboxes. Here’s how...

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Green thumbs beware: one-third of veggie gardens contaminated with lead

By: Bishnu Aryal

One of the most exciting things about moving into your own home is doing whatever you want with it, such as growing your own veggie patch. But did you...

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How much extra will your mortgage cost when interest rates rise?

By: Bishnu Aryal

After 18 straight RBA cash rate cuts it can be easy to dismiss the notion that interest rates might rise again. But if the cash rate returned to mid-2019...

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It’s on! First home loan deposit schemes open for applications

By: Bishnu Aryal

If you’d like to buy your first home with just a 5% deposit and pay no lenders mortgage insurance (LMI), then you better act quick, as thousands of first...

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Property price caps increased for first home loan deposit scheme

By: Bishnu Aryal

First home buyers can now purchase more expensive properties under the federal government’s hugely popular 5% deposit, no LMI scheme.

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Size matters: how to get more bang for your buck on property sizes

By: Bishnu Aryal

An increasing number of Australians are prioritising larger homes and bigger blocks in their house-hunting endeavours since the pandemic began. But where to look? Well, a new search tool...

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Aussie businesses load up on light commercial vehicles

By: Bishnu Aryal

Australian businesses have shifted things up a gear this year, with new asset finance figures revealing a 187% rise in light commercial vehicle purchases since January.

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33 suburbs where buyers still have the upper hand over sellers

By: Bishnu Aryal

Most of Australia may be a seller’s market right now, but there are still a few dozen suburbs around the country where there’s more housing stock available than in...

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