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Thursday, 22 Jun 2017
The corporate regulator has said it is conducting a surveillance of certain dealer groups that financial advisers perceive as “licensees of last resort” as part of its crackdown on poor reference-...
Save home loans
13:59 PM, 22 Jun 2017
With the new financial year approaching soon, it’s important that owners pay off home loans sooner rather than later. MoneyQuest, a national mortgage broking franchise, gives five tips on how own...
MyState Bank
13:53 PM, 22 Jun 2017
Following AMP’s decision to reduce LVRs on investor loans, a second challenger bank has this week announced significant lending changes. ...
CBA
07:50 AM, 22 Jun 2017
A significant reduction in broker-originated loans at Australia’s biggest bank is intentional, according to a major aggregator, which recently found that the big four have collectively lost 8 per...
07:45 AM, 22 Jun 2017
A leading mortgage provider has urged brokers to look beyond their trail book when building a business in today’s rapidly changing home lending market. ...
APRA
15:15 PM, 21 Jun 2017
Regulatory restrictions on investor lending have been condemned by a senior economist as a dangerous application of a ‘one size fits all’ policy. ...
Home values climb
15:10 PM, 21 Jun 2017
Home values climbed in all but one of Australia’s capital cities last week, with Perth flatlining week-on-week rather than decreasing, according to the latest CoreLogic data. ...
Fraudsters targeting brokers in Sydney hotspots
07:50 AM, 21 Jun 2017
Incidents of fraud through the broker channel are skyrocketing, according to Equifax, which has now revealed the top suburbs where fraud is most prevalent. ...
Pepper
07:45 AM, 21 Jun 2017
The global financial services group has leveraged technology to provide two ground-breaking new offerings to the Australian mortgage broking industry. ...
16:04 PM, 20 Jun 2017
The major bank has today announced further interest rate increases but says they are not in response to the bank levy. ...
AFG Home Loans
15:24 PM, 20 Jun 2017
The major aggregator has upgraded its net profit expectations for 2017 by nearly 45 per cent following changes to how trail revenues on its white-label mortgages are measured. ...
Mortgage Choice
14:44 PM, 20 Jun 2017
The major brokerage today announced that Vicki Allen has been appointed a director of Mortgage Choice and she will succeed Peter Ritchie as chairman upon his retirement on 1 July. ...
Commonwealth Bank
Monday, 19 Jun 2017
The Commonwealth Bank has released the seventh and final independent report into its compensation scheme for victims of poor financial advice. ...
Chris Helder
Monday, 19 Jun 2017
Bestselling author and speaker Chris Helder explains how brokers can apply “useful belief” to achieve better results in business and in life. ...
Brokers, MyState Bank
Monday, 19 Jun 2017
The majority of mortgage brokers surveyed by a non-major bank believe the Sydney and Melbourne property markets are yet to reach their peak, despite recent figures pointing to a slowdown. ...
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