Property Investment 101: Every 1% increase in interest rate means how much extra repayment per month?
Whether it’s the U.S, or Australia or even the UK, the central banks of these countries have been increasing their rates. Generally, they say it’s to fight the rising inflation. Briefly, when too many people are spending too much of their money and the prices moved up too fast because too much money chasing too few goods, the central banks will increase the rates. People may prefer to keep their money versus spending it since they will get higher returns. Theoretically, that’s what they say.