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Learning platform
13:36 PM, Monday, 23 Oct 2017
A new interactive learning platform has been launched by the YBR Group, in partnership with Open Colleges, to drive high standards and help brokers stay “ahead of the curve” on regulations. ...
Mortgage
06:50 AM, 23 Oct 2017
The major bank boss has confirmed that quantifying interest rate increases in response to regulatory measures is an “estimate” and not based on any formula. ...
Mortgage Choice, uptick
16:19 PM, 20 Oct 2017
Historically low interest rates combined with additional first home buyer incentives are helping more potential buyers get their foot onto the property ladder, new research has revealed. ...
Better Business Summit, event of the year, Mumbrella’s Publish Awards
16:19 PM, 20 Oct 2017
The Adviser’s Better Business Summit has beaten four finalists from major media groups to be named Event of the Year at the prestigious Mumbrella’s Publish Awards in Sydney. ...
Chess piece
08:50 AM, 20 Oct 2017
The CEO of an asset finance and leasing solutions provider has warned that small businesses are less keen to invest in equipment, which could see them “lose out” to competitors. ...
Westpac
06:50 AM, 20 Oct 2017
Westpac is to refund approximately $65 million to customers, including home loan customers, after finding that they did not receive discounts when eligible. ...
Launch, new lending platform
06:45 AM, 20 Oct 2017
Vow Financial has launched a new lending platform, powered by Salestrekker, which it says is “the most sophisticated lending platform in the market”. ...
Launch new home loan
15:26 PM, 19 Oct 2017
Aussie Home Loans has launched a new home loan product in partnership with Macquarie Bank. ...
Crisis, arrow down
15:12 PM, 19 Oct 2017
The number of delinquent housing loans fell to 1.10 per cent in August, down from 1.17 per cent in July. ...
Brokers
06:50 AM, 19 Oct 2017
Brokers may be having the appropriate conversation with borrowers on interest-only home loans, the financial services regulator has said, but there has been some “pretty poor record keeping”....
Money, cash, affordable to get credit advice
06:45 AM, 19 Oct 2017
The CEO of a NAB-owned aggregator has revealed his thoughts on broker commissions, stating that he believes that they are “the most affordable way for Australians to get credit advice”. ...
Identity fraud
14:34 PM, 18 Oct 2017
Real estate agents are not doing enough to prevent identity fraud, a new survey has found. ...
Residential lending policy
11:17 AM, 18 Oct 2017
Effective from 18 October, Adelaide Bank has reduced the time frame for off-the-plan valuations, added an additional commitment to its serviceability ratio and tweaked its policy for apartments....
ANZ Shayne Elliott
06:50 AM, 18 Oct 2017
With pro-broker ANZ chief Shayne Elliott at the helm, could the Australian Bankers’ Association become an ally of the third-party channel? ...
Decline
16:20 PM, 17 Oct 2017
New data from Mortgage Choice has revealed that there was a 60 per cent decline in interest-only mortgages over a period of just six months. ...
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