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The RBA Leaves the Official Cash Rate on Hold at 1.5%

With the new year underway, we’ve come to the first rate news for 2017. I’d like to share the latest rate announcement and the thoughts on why the Reserve Bank of Australia has made this decision.

As widely predicted the RBA has kept rates on hold at 1.5% as it continues to look for the balance between containing house price growth and managing below target inflation levels, record low wages growth and slow economic growth.

Even though the official cash rate has remained unchanged, lenders can move their rates independently, so you may see a change to your rate.

Of course, one of the many benefits of having us as your mortgage broker onside is we are very happy to speak to you at any time to ensure you still have the right financial solution for your current circumstances.

If you want to speak with us, contact us here.

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Paul has over 35 years of experience in finding financial solutions for homebuyers, investors and business owners.
A licensed broker and member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), Paul’s extensive experience includes 20 years with a major bank, seven of which were as commercial banking manager.
Paul delivers a holistic financial solutions to achieve the best possible outcome for a client’s personal or commercial lending needs. Paul also provides a comprehensive financial consultancy to business owners on commercial, equipment and invoice finance.

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