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Big four banks

Popular lenders issue spate of rate cuts

Facing the prospect of an official rate cut soon, the major banks have been cutting their home loan rates out of cycle. Which of the popular...

RBA

Predictions for the official cash rate as fresh data released

An update to the consumer price index for the March quarter saw it hold steady and not move at all – which means a May rate cut could be ...

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Push for 'long overdue' property minister ramps up

One industry body has continued its calls to establish a dedicated property services commissioner and take away property powers from the NSW...

Sydney

Sydney infrastructure spending ‘mishmash’ cops heat

Fresh research has found that the system for determining infrastructure charges is “poor” and needs to be reworked. ...

Bill Shorten

Federal election 2019: Labor’s negative gearing, tax reforms explained

Depending on who wins the May 2019 federal elections, property investors could be facing major changes in policies. Smart Property Investmen...

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Current negative gearing policy v Labor’s negative gearing policy

Negative gearing has long been popular as a tax minimisation strategy, allowing investors to offset losses incurred against their taxable in...