July’s best home loan deals

Even with home loan interest rates being at their lowest for a long time – there are several products on the market with rates below [...]

POSTED ON August 13, 2020
The hidden costs of buying a property

From stamp duty to building inspections, the list of hidden or less thought about home purchase costs can be quite extensive. InfoChoice has listed a [...]

POSTED ON July 7, 2020
Is now the right time to renovate your home?

Research conducted by property valuers and advisors Herron Todd White suggests the downtime people have experienced during isolation has spurned a home improvement boom with owners [...]

POSTED ON July 1, 2020
Best home loans for bad credit

If you are looking for a home loan when you have a bad credit rating, you need to shop around and compare deals carefully. You [...]

POSTED ON March 2, 2020
Am I in mortgage stress?

Plenty of Australian families and households are in mortgage stress right now according to economist Martin North from Digital Finance Analytics. In January 2020, more [...]

POSTED ON February 27, 2020
Great home loans for refinancers

Did you know that changing from one home loan provider to another, could potentially save you thousands of dollars? In fact, making this decision, could [...]

POSTED ON February 24, 2020
Get a better home loan this weekend

You can a better home loan with a better rate, fees and features this weekend with InfoChoice to assist you. InfoChoice lists 1800 home loans [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2020
Brisbane property market outlook 2020

Brisbane Auction Results for Saturday 14 March 2020 There were 75 residential property auctions held in Brisbane on Saturday 14 March 2020. 59 per cent [...]

POSTED ON February 10, 2020
Sydney property market back to boomtimes

Australia’s leading property markets are booming. Sydney’s median house price is approaching record levels and Melbourne’s market is not far behind. One reason for the [...]

POSTED ON February 5, 2020
What is the secret to property investment?

It’s an oft-asked question. From spruikers, to investors, to potential investors and self proclaimed ‘gurus’, each of these classes has either asked, or been asked, [...]

POSTED ON January 29, 2020
Trending Financial News 29 January 2020

More borrowers are comparing and leaving the big four The proportion of the home loan market controlled by the big four Australian banks, Commbank, Westpac, [...]

POSTED ON January 29, 2020
Trending Financial News 24 January 2020

Small lenders join Commbank and NAB in FHLDS Commonwealth bank and National Australia Bank are said to be experiencing very strong demand from potential first [...]

POSTED ON January 24, 2020
What is PropTech?

Jonathan JacksonInfoChoice investment expert writer Proptech is changing the way homebuyers, investors and developers make property purchases. New technology in the buying and selling of [...]

POSTED ON January 23, 2020
Trending Financial News 23 January 2020

Westpac slashes investor home loan rates Australia’s favourite lender for landlords, Westpac, has slashed fixed interest rates from yesterday, 22 January, by up to 0.50 [...]

POSTED ON January 23, 2020
Interest Rate update:

MEDIA RELEASESunday 19 January 2020 First Home Buyers with small deposits can save more by comparing Up to ten thousand home buyers with small deposits [...]

POSTED ON January 20, 2020
Trending Financial News 16 January 2020

ANZ gives $1 million to bushfire victims ANZ Bank have announced a range of support measures including a financial assistance package for communities affected by bushfires. [...]

POSTED ON January 16, 2020
Trending Financial News 14 January 2020

Westpac pays the mortgage for bushfire victims Westpac Group (including Bank of Melbourne, St George Bank, BankSA and RAMS) has announced more support for customers [...]

POSTED ON January 14, 2020
Trending Financial News 13 January 2020

A bank buys Warney’s cap! Australia's all-time leading Test cricket wicket-taker and Victoria’s legendary bowler, Shane Warne, has auctioned his iconic Australian baggy green cap [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2020
Trending Financial News 8 Jan 2020

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme slammed by experts The federal government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme does not address the causes of high home prices [...]

POSTED ON January 8, 2020
Trending Financial News 7 Jan 2020

*Disclaimer: Citi credit card product names have changed effective 20 Jan 2020 as following: Citi Clear Platinum is now Citi Clear; Citi Rewards Platinum is now Citi [...]

POSTED ON January 7, 2020
Trending Financial News 6 Jan 2020

First home loan guarantee scheme underway Eligible first home buyers can now apply for guarantees under the Australian Government’s new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. [...]

POSTED ON January 6, 2020
Can I 3D print a house?

Are you depressed by the expensive price of houses and home and land packages in Australia? Have you considered looking for an affordable, empty block [...]

POSTED ON December 18, 2019
Trending Financial News 16 December

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme lenders announced The National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation has announced that Commonwealth Bank will join NAB as the second [...]

POSTED ON December 16, 2019
InfoChoice Review of ME

ME is a largely online bank headquartered in Melbourne with a handful of branches in other capital cities in Australia. ME started life as Super [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
InfoChoice Review of ING Australia

ING DIRECT became Australia’s first ‘direct bank’ in 1999 when Dutch parent ING Group launched an Australian subsidiary, headquartered in Sydney (pictured). A direct bank [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
InfoChoice Review of HSBC Australia

HSBC Australia is a foreign owned subsidiary bank of HSBC Holdings, a British bank operating in 65 countries around the world. HSBC is the 7th [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
Trending Financial News 6 December

Banks consider credit card gambling ban The Australian Bankers Association is proposing new restrictions on the use of credit cards for gambling. The ABA set [...]

POSTED ON December 6, 2019
Trending Financial News 5 December

Citibank raises rates on homeloans Citibank is facing a backlash from politicians and consumer groups after raising rates on homeloans. Citi is the first bank [...]

POSTED ON December 5, 2019
Trending Financial News 4 December

Opal card loophole costs NSW govt millions A common Opal card legal ‘scam’ is costing the NSW government millions each year as commuters rack up [...]

POSTED ON December 4, 2019
Trending Financial News 3 December

Home prices surge higher in November National property prices rose strongly in November according to CoreLogic’s Home Value Index.  The Index jumped up 1.7 per cent [...]

POSTED ON December 3, 2019