Borrowers urged to conduct 'home loan health check'
Speaking to the South Australian Advertiser, mortgage consultant Alex Filipovic also suggested that borrowers compare home loans and weigh up alternative deals in light of their overall circumstances.
"Interest rates are important, but they're not always the whole story," he said.
The comments come after Loan Market chief operating officer Dean Rushton pointed to predictions that the Reserve Bank could raise the cash rate from its present level of 4.75 per cent to as much as six per cent by the end of 2011.
Mr Rushton therefore urged Australians to consider whether they should restructure their home loans before conditions change.
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