A Senior Finance Writer with RateCity, Liz Seatter is an experienced journalist and producer with expertise across the wide media landscape. Her background has seen her covering finance, property, economics, current affairs, and world news since 2004, starting at Newstalk ZB radio in New Zealand, before migrating to Australia. For over a decade Liz has worked for some of Australia's biggest mastheads, including Sky News, Nine News, and heading up Nine’s weekend breakfast show, Today, before landing at RateCity.
158 articles written by Liz Seatter
Fixed rates keep climbing with NAB hiking by up to 0.90%
NAB has today followed big four bank rival, Westpac, by hiking fixed home loan rates for owner-occupiers and investors.
Home loan rate wars reignite as ANZ cuts its lowest variable rate
Australia’s fourth largest lender has cut its lowest variable rate back down to 2.29 per cent, but only for new customers.
60,000 spots for home buyers - what's on offer from the new government
We compare what's been put on the table from the new government to help people buy a home.
The savings accounts coming up trumps post RBA hike
3% is the new highest maximum ongoing rate for young Australians and 1.60% is the new highest ongoing rate for all adults.
Rate hike pain: The average borrower could be paying $443 a month more by Christmas
The average variable borrower could be paying an extra $443 a month on their home loan by Christmas, according to new analysis from RateCity.com.au.
CommBank launches Unloan – how does it compare to other digital lenders?
CBA has today launched Unloan, a new digital home loan lender that offers customers an annual loyalty discount and competitive rates.
D-day for NAB and ANZ variable customers as the cash rate hike bites
Millions of variable rate borrowers will start paying more interest on their mortgages today as two of the big four banks’ rate hikes officially kick in.
CBA to pass on 0.25% hike to 2 million NetBank Saver customers
CBA has announced it will be passing on the full 0.25 per cent rate hike to its 2 million NetBank Saver customers.
Fixed rate home loans slide in popularity as interest rates rise
With fixed rates rising rapidly, the number of borrowers choosing to fix their home loans has taken a nose-dive to just 22 per cent of new loans.
Rate hikes to stress property market as bidders’ budgets shrink
RBA rate hikes will have an impact on how much the bank is willing to let buyers borrow, applying a handbrake on Australia’s property market