Time to lock in rates… Really?

Has the rate cycle really bottomed? I’m not convinced. There’s been a curious clamour of analysts and economists saying that now is a good time to lock in rates. They reckon rates have bottomed and the only way is up: There’s Shane Oliver at AMP: “It’s likely we have seen the bottom of the interest […]

Who is lending to these things?

Tell me it isn’t you. But are you sure..? Are you exposed to the high-rise bubble? Ok, ‘bubble’ is pretty strong language. But it sure is a funny looking market. We’ve got a huge amount of supply coming on line over the next 18 months. It’s not clear that the stock that is coming online […]

Rate cut explained…

The RBA cut rates again yesterday. Here’s three things you need to know. I’ve been getting a few questions about what yesterday’s rate cut means. There’s always a lot to these things. When I studied economics at University I came away with the idea that no one really knew what was going on. But I […]