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Rate hikes put off ‘rentvestors’
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Investment plans are “on the backburner” for first home buyers as lenders tighten borrowing restrictions, a new survey has revealed. ...
Housing market, HIA
16:00 PM, 28 Jun 2017
A supply-demand disparity in the Australian housing market has left the market “inaccessible” for new entrants, according to a leading economist. ...
REA Group Melbourne office
07:50 AM, 28 Jun 2017
The News Corp-controlled online real estate giant’s move into mortgages is major a wake-up call for brokers without a digital presence. ...
CBA
16:09 PM, 27 Jun 2017
The major bank has followed its peers by announcing rate increases across its interest-only home loans. ...
Anja Pannek
15:05 PM, 27 Jun 2017
Brokers need to keep customers "front and centre" in order to navigate the “dynamic and challenging” landscape created by increasing regulatory intervention, according to a major aggregator....
‘Face-to-face’ interview critical to combating fraud
10:08 AM, 27 Jun 2017
With mortgage fraud through the broker channel on the rise, an Equifax fraud expert says the initial interview with a client is the best time to uncover fraudsters. ...
Image courtesy of REA Group Linkedin
09:42 AM, 27 Jun 2017
REA Group, the parent company of realestate.com.au, has today announced that it will acquire a majority 80.3 per cent stake in one of Australia’s largest mortgage broking franchise businesses....
07:50 AM, 27 Jun 2017
Mortgage brokers have called out bank branches for failing to comply with NCCP rules and using “loose” lending standards to get deals across the line. ...
06:20 AM, 27 Jun 2017
The most common mistake businesses building digital marketing strategies make is trying to do too many things at once, says a leading business coach. ...
15:28 PM, 26 Jun 2017
As fears continue to mount over the number of financial advisers set to exit the industry and demand for qualified advisers grows, the sector is forgetting a huge chunk of the market who would make...
Jeff Zulman
07:50 AM, 26 Jun 2017
Leading trail book merchant and former Vow Financial boss Jeff Zulman has slammed allegations that broker trail books are no longer seeing the multiples they once were. ...
Mark Woolnough, ING
07:45 AM, 26 Jun 2017
The challenger bank has brought together its direct and third-party business units under the leadership of Mark Woolnough in the newly created role of head of distribution. ...
NAB hikes IO rates by 35 basis points
10:59 AM, 23 Jun 2017
A major Australian bank has announced today a rate hike of 0.35 per cent on interest-only loans. ...
ANZ
07:50 AM, 23 Jun 2017
A big four bank has decided to overhaul its third-party origination process with a new digital program expected to hit the market next month. ...
14:19 PM, 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 referen...
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