Today's Financial Review housed an opinion - "Five reasons the RBA definitely shouldn't cut rates." and it got me thinking, who wouldn't want to cut rates? What's the downside?
Selling your home will likely be one of the biggest transactions of your life. You can try to do it alone to save money, but hiring an agent has many advantages. Agents can get broader exposure for your property, help you negotiate a better deal, dedicate more time to your sale, and help keep your emotions from sabotaging it. An agent brings expertise, which few home sellers have, to a complex transaction with many financial and legal pitfalls.
You can claim a deduction for your related expenses for the period your property is rented or is available for rent.
The first home buyers' deposit guarantee innovation, unveiled by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, is perfectly pitched at the first home buyer generation.
It will turbo-charge their entry into the property market with a government scheme partnering with private lenders offering finance for approved buyers.