Five ways the RBA’s interest rate hike could affect you
Buyer’s agent and founder of Property Mavens, Miriam Sandkuhler, has been working in real estate for more than 25 years and has seen multiple interest rate cycles in that time.
She says interest rate increases in the past have inflicted a variety of market responses but she isn’t expecting a significant drop in investor purchasing this time around, and that’s due in part to the regional and metropolitan rental stock shortage.
“Even with marginal interest rate rises, investors who are bullish will recognise the opportunity for increased yields, which will offset rate rises and they will continue to invest,” Ms Sandkuhler said. Read More
‘A landlord’s market’: Big drop in rentals signals tough times for tenants
Rental vacancy rates around Australia continue to be low and will probably tighten further over 2022, with a new report signalling good returns for investors but terrible tidings for tenants. Button title