First Home Buyer

First Home Buyer

Buying your first home can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time – after all, it’s likely to be the biggest investment you’ll ever make, and there are a lot of decisions to make!

Search for the best performing loans for first home buyers currently available – Listen, Watch or Read all the latest posts by Ross Greenwood’s MoneyAction.

When considering fixed rate loans, read some of the posts on, Interest-only home loans. 

What some of the experts say about the next Reserve Bank interest movements.

Look at the most updated monthly analysis of the top 10 best mortgages,

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  • Why paying more than $10,000 in cash could turn ‘mums and dads’ into criminals

    Why paying more than $10,000 in cash could turn ‘mums and dads’ into criminals

    Ross Greenwood speaks to head of External Affairs at CPA Australia Paul Drum as Australians could face up to two years in jail and be fined $25,000 for completing cash transactions in excess of $10,000, under a proposed new law. Ross Greenwood: Welcome back to my main news ride around Australia. Listen, I think we’re […]Read More »
  • When will the RBA cut rates?

    When will the RBA cut rates?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Westpac chief economist, Bill Evans, after RBA Governor Philip Lowe has said the Reserve Bank of Australia will consider interest rate cuts next month if there is “no further improvement in the labour market”. Ross Greenwood: I want to take you to interest rates now because quite clearly with what APRA […]Read More »
  • Can banks come back from the Royal Commission?

    Can banks come back from the Royal Commission?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Australian Banking Association chief executive Anna Bligh after the findings from the Banking Royal Commission will be released on Monday, with Ms Bligh saying banks won’t have a choice but to lift their game. Ross Greenwood: Welcome back to more news right around the country. I did tell you a little earlier […]Read More »
  • Why did the banks do this to farmers?

    Why did the banks do this to farmers?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Senator John ‘Wacka’ Williams about why he pushed for the Royal Commission after he heard the story of one farmer who was forced to shoot his cattle because his bank told him to not sell his stock after he was unable to pay his loan the bank coerced him into taking Introduction: Why did the […]Read More »
  • Is Scott Morrison’s first-home buyer’s scheme a “bad policy”?

    Is Scott Morrison’s first-home buyer’s scheme a “bad policy”?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Digital Finance Analytics Martin North  who says he is skeptical of the policy as it doesn’t make a lot of sense Interview with: Martin North, Owner, Digital Finance Analytics Image source: 2GBRead More »

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What are the key factors for causing this deterioration? Read the transcript or listen to this interview with Helena Chang, Vice President, Moody’s Investors Services – article posted as Housing Affordability gets worse – Alena Chen Moody’s.

What are the key points? Listen or read the transcript of this  interview with Robert Rennie, Chief Currency Strategist, Westpac under the title of Why is the Australia dollar rallying?.

What are the traits you look for? Listen or read the transcript of this  interview with Tim Lawless, CoreLogic under the title of Top 25 Best and Worst Performing Areas Over The Past 25 years.

What are you doing to fix it? Listen or read the transcript of this  interview with Ian Narev, CEO Commonwealth Bank under the title of Commonwealth Bank s culture and governance to be investigated.

What are you going to do ? Listen or read the transcript of this  interview with Ian Narev, CEO Commonwealth Bank under the title of Bank Tax War – CBA CEO Hits Back at Bank Tax.

What are you talking about here is the stamp duty ? Read the transcript or listen to this interview with Dominic Perrottet, NSW Treasurer – article posted as NSW Housing Affordability Package – Dominic Perrottet.

What can state governments do? Read the transcript or listen to this interview with John Daley, CEO of the Grattan Institute – article posted as Housing affordability Gratton Insititute.

What can they actually afford? Listen to the interview or read this transcript of Peter Kell, Deputy Chairman, ASIC – blog title of ASIC cracks down on interest-only loans.