Month: August 2019

Optus is losing ground

Optus chief executive Allen Lew said the firm, a subsidiary of SGX-listed Singtel Group, had enhanced customer growth in the face of a”challenging competitive marketplace”. Optus’ consumer division reported that operating earnings had grown 8.2 per cent to $146 million,…

The unsteady Australian rental market

Rental prices have increased nationwide, and a few surprising cities are among the top five most expensive markets. Despite a 2.7 per cent fall in prices in the last 12 months, Sydney remains the most expensive capital to rent, with…

Another email scam to watch out for

Clients of one of Australia’s big four banks have once again been targeted by internet scammers hoping to steal confidential information. The latest scam, found by email security firm MailGuard, has been shipped out of many different compromised accounts pretending…

2019 Property Outlook

The two interest rate cuts recently seem to be breathing new life into Australian land. Demand has begun to increase, which is starting to flow through to a lot of indicators. Search action has seen a bulge, especially in Melbourne…