RBA Keeps Cash Rate on Hold

July, 2021

At its meeting today, the Board decided to 

leave the cash rate on hold at 0.10%

The Governor of the RBA, Philip Lowe’s, statement is available in full CLICK HERE

Australian Government announces 30,000 more Scheme places to support Australians buying a home

From 1st July, 30,000 new places are available under the Australian Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, the New Home Guarantee, and the Family Home Guarantee.

The Family Home Guarantee was announced in the 2021-2022 Federal Budget to support eligible single parents with at least one dependent child. 10,000 Family Home Guarantees will be made available over four financial years from 1 July 2021 to buy a new or existing home with a deposit of as little as 2 per cent.

The New Home Guarantee, announced in October 2020, is specifically for eligible first home buyers building or buying a new home with a deposit of as little as 5 per cent. It has been extended under the 2021-2022 Federal Budget with 10,000 new places available from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

10,000 additional places have also been released under the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme for the 2021-2022 financial year.

For more information about the Government Schemes, price caps, eligibility requirements, please email me!

Until next time, please stay safe and well, and reach out if you require any assistance.


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