During October’s RBA monetary policy meeting, it was announced that there are no plans on lifting the 0.1% cash rate until 2024.
Nell Matzen05 Oct 2021 | 4 min read
When you're on maternity leave and trying to get into the property market, things can get a bit complicated.
Nell Matzen01 Oct 2021 | 9 min read
Buy Now Pay Later is growing, and this modern-day version of layby may seem too good to be true, but can it affect your credit score? We look into it here.
Nell Matzen29 Sep 2021 | 4 min read
New research reveals that only one in five mortgage holders refinanced their home loans in the past 12 months despite record-low interest rates.
Nell Matzen22 Sep 2021 | 3 min read
If you want to add some extra magic to your garden, a fish pond is the way to go! We have all the tips and tricks on how to add a fish pond to your garden.
Nell Matzen14 Sep 2021 | 7 min read
Despite lockdowns around the country, figures have shown Australians are still just as eager to enter the property market or refinance their existing loans.
Nell Matzen07 Sep 2021 | 4 min read
The outbreak of the Delta strain and subsequent state lockdowns have created an uncertain economic outlook for the months and years ahead.
Nell Matzen07 Sep 2021 | 4 min read
Cryptocurrency is emerging as a potential avenue to break into the property market when homebuyers are looking for creative ways to purchase a home.
Nell Matzen03 Sep 2021 | 5 min read
Looking to brighten up your home? These are the ultimate indoor plants that will thrive without the need of continuous sunlight.
Nell Matzen26 Aug 2021 | 7 min read
It's possible to bring a slice of country life into your very own inner-city backyard by raising chickens in the city. Here's what you need to know.
Nell Matzen25 Aug 2021 | 7 min read
To help alleviate some of the worries in choosing a property, we’ve put together a comprehensive home buying checklist of everything you need to consider.
Nell Matzen24 Aug 2021 | 8 min read
National lockdowns are not only dampening spirits but also dampening Australia’s surging property market, with many auctions delayed.
Nell Matzen23 Aug 2021 | 4 min read
Australians still plan to enter the property market despite surging prices. Data suggests that the Australian dream of owning a home is unwavering.
Nell Matzen20 Aug 2021 | 4 min read
The end of the financial year sees Australian property prices rise 13.5%, but the market shows signs of slowing. June saw house prices rise another 1.9%.
Nell Matzen19 Aug 2021 | 4 min read
Let's make your tiny bathroom dreams come true! Whether you are renovating a small bathroom in a house or a cramped apartment ensuite, we have compiled a list of tips to help you.
Nell Matzen16 Aug 2021 | 7 min read
Growth in new apartment construction over the next four years may see many Australians looking to buy an off the plan apartment.
Nell Matzen16 Aug 2021 | 8 min read
Depending on the variety of plants, a winter frost can either kill them or make them thrive. Find out how you can help your plants survive the frost.
Nell Matzen12 Aug 2021 | 7 min read
Refinancing seems to be the buzzword of 2020/21, with a record number of Australian mortgage holders refinancing during the period.
Nell Matzen11 Aug 2021 | 7 min read
RBA will hold the August cash rate at 0.10% but lenders may be forced to increase interest rates to match the growth of property prices.
Nell Matzen03 Aug 2021 | 5 min read
Not sure if you're ready? We've put together a list of 10 signs you're ready to buy a home to help guide you through this next exciting stage of your life.
Nell Matzen28 Jul 2021 | 7 min read
In winter, our gardens can become a little worse for wear. But, with the right plants and the right care, your garden will be thriving in winter and summer!
Nell Matzen27 Jul 2021 | 7 min read
Here are 15 flowers for the Australian winter for you to consider planting so your garden can remain in full bloom all year round.
Nell Matzen22 Jul 2021 | 7 min read
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) May 2021 Lending Indicators, the average mortgage size in Australia is $549,493.
Nell Matzen21 Jul 2021 | 7 min read
The July 2021 RBA cash rate remains steady, but major lenders predict early interest rate hike.
Nell Matzen06 Jul 2021 | 4 min read
With new adjustments added to the Super Saver Scheme, you might be wondering a way to buy a home using this scheme. Here is what you need to know!
Nell Matzen30 Jun 2021 | 6 min read
Despite growing financial obstacles for purchasing a new home, younger generations are still very optimistic about their real estate future.
Nell Matzen23 Jun 2021 | 5 min read
Although women have made significant strides toward equality, financial and otherwise, the gender wealth gap is still an ongoing issue, as revealed by CoreLogic
Nell Matzen17 Jun 2021 | 5 min read
Banks are lifting long-term fixed interest rates in a move to gain profits as funding costs blow out on the global financial market.
Nell Matzen10 Jun 2021 | 5 min read
Some exceptionally creative Australians opt to build some very unique, budget-friendly houses – the most popular being the tiny house. It's important to understand the rules and regulations associat...
Nell Matzen04 Jun 2021 | 5 min read
If you're looking to update your home with a beautiful steel-frame door, take inspiration from our list of 20 styles and designs.
Nell Matzen03 Jun 2021 | 7 min read
The RBA have decided to leave the cash rate on hold in June, despite the property market rising. Banks are also increasing their fixed rates due to the RBA.
Nell Matzen01 Jun 2021 | 5 min read
During COVID-19 Australians had the choice to gain early access to their superannuation and now ABS data reveals how their super was spent.
Nell Matzen20 May 2021 | 5 min read
Want to get into the property market but strapped for funds? Check out these real-life stories about how others (despite the odds) have broken into the property market.
Nell Matzen16 Feb 2021 | 5 min read
First home buyers have been the backbone of the Australian property market since COVID-19. It looks to be they are the hope for 2021's market.
Nell Matzen11 Feb 2021 | 7 min read
The popularity of property investment has gained traction, with survey results revealing one in four Australians want to buy an investment property.
Nell Matzen04 Feb 2021 | 7 min read
New Year, New Home? The stylish interior design trends predicted to make a mark on our home makeovers and renovations in 2021.
Nell Matzen02 Feb 2021 | 7 min read
Before you go through the long process of refinancing your home, understand the fees and costs that will come with the refinance which you may not know!
Nell Matzen08 Dec 2020 | 7 min read
Are you considering branching out into the property market and just don't know how the Australian Federal Budget is going to impact the market, read this!
Nell Matzen03 Dec 2020 | 7 min read
The cash rate will remain on hold at 0.10% following the December RBA monetary policy meeting. It is unlikely to increase for three years.
Nell Matzen01 Dec 2020 | 5 min read
If you have been getting into taming your garden with summer coming, have a read through of 15 water saving tips we have created for you!
Nell Matzen24 Nov 2020 | 7 min read
The Australian housing market has become uncertain in regards to what will happen short-term. However, the recovery is looking promising in the future.
Nell Matzen11 Nov 2020 | 4 min read
Broker and borrower relationships and responsibilities will change in home loans due to the new lending laws that are said to be a 'game-changer'.
Nell Matzen14 Oct 2020 | 6 min read
Despite bleak forecasts, the Australian Housing Market appears to have weathered the COVID-19 crisis better than expected, appearing to hold steady.
Nell Matzen23 Sep 2020 | 5 min read
According to experts, the technological revolution has only just begun. From smart toilets to intelligent frypans, we forecast to the homes of tomorrow.
Nell Matzen22 Oct 2019 | 4 min read
Moving into a new neighbourhood can be exciting, but learning the local hot-spots can be a challenge. Follow this survival guide and you'll be running around like a local in no time!
Nell Matzen10 Sep 2019 | 3 min read
The latest updates for Google's clever little voice-activated gadget has us streamlining our lives in ways we could have never imagined.
Nell Matzen10 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
Now, more than ever, it's important to manage your spending and save, save, save. Here are our tips to help you get there.
Nell Matzen10 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
From sustainability advancement to workplace design, the 2019 winners of the Australian Interior Design Awards produced innovative and stunning work.
Nell Matzen03 Jun 2019 | 5 min read
The adage: "buy the worst house on the best street" has never been more true, as buyers scramble to nab a bargain in sought-after areas.
Nell Matzen29 May 2019 | 4 min read
Thinking of redoing your bathroom? We've scoured Pinterest and found the most lust-worthy bathrooms out there to get your design juices flowing.
Nell Matzen22 May 2019 | 4 min read
If it's not financially possible to take on a complete kitchen redo, these tips and tricks will help freshen up your kitchen without breaking the bank.
Nell Matzen03 May 2019 | 4 min read
Surprisingly, plants not only look aesthetically pleasing, but they can also have a beneficial impact on physical and mental health.
Nell Matzen26 Apr 2019 | 4 min read
Good lighting design can wrap you up like a blanket - creating a sense of warmth and putting you and your guests at ease.
Nell Matzen23 Apr 2019 | 4 min read
With Australians heading to the polls in a little over 6 weeks, we're breaking down the key aspects of both the major parties' budget proposals.
Nell Matzen12 Apr 2019 | 4 min read
With these comfy tips, you'll be ready to face the winter months and choose the snug life when the cooler months really settle in.
Nell Matzen10 Apr 2019 | 4 min read
Feeling uninspired by your 9-5 or looking to earn some extra cash on the side? The side hustle might be your answer. For those who are new to the concept, the side hustle is a means of making money al...
Nell Matzen04 Mar 2019 | 4 min read
We've rounded up wallet-friendly options for those wanting to glam up their decor with velvet, without breaking the bank.
Nell Matzen22 Feb 2019 | 4 min read
If you thought vacuuming robots were revolutionary, the latest home tech innovations unveiled at the Consumer Electronic Show 2019 will blow your mind.
Nell Matzen18 Feb 2019 | 4 min read
While hosting a dinner party may seem daunting, there's no need to fret - these simple tips will guarantee a memorable and relaxing evening for all.
Nell Matzen31 Jan 2019 | 4 min read