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Haggle to save on mortgage rates

Posted by: 2UE | 3 December, 2012 - 10:38 AM
Families now facing mortgage stress as house prices plummet

What is your mortgage rate? Borrowers could save as much as $55,000 from their home loan if they're brave enough to haggle with the banks. John Stanley with money expert Paul Clitheroe on what to ask for and how to get it.


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A new report shows Australian's are skipping their mortgage repayments to buy the latest gadgets.

According to Home Loan Finder - one in ten people admit to skipping repayments - with 50-percent of them saying they spent the money on a television or to pay for a holiday.

With the festive season upon us, mortgage holders are being warned against skipping a repayment as they can face hefty fines - or get a black mark against their name.

Alcohol: an ingrained problem?

How to tackle the problem of youth binge drinking

We have a real alcohol problem when celebrations for schoolies, or end of year functions, focused around getting drunk. Stuart Bocking says crackdowns are great, but we have a far more ingrained problem.

Police investigate soccer brawl

Police investigate a soccer brawl in Western Sydney

Police have seized a chisel, a spanner and a soccer flag post - as they investigate an ugly brawl at a Wilmott football game. Stuart Bocking reveals up to 30-people of Sudanse background were involved.

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