The weekly round-up of the biggest news stories from across Momentum Media’s property titles for the week ended 23 April.
Welcome to The Adviser’s weekly round-up of the headline stories and news that are important not only for the real estate sector, but also for the state of property in Australia more broadly.
To compile this list, not only do we consider the week’s most-read stories and the news that matters to you, but we curate it to include stories from our sister brands that also have an impact on the Australian property landscape.
There is “no justification” for the delays in processing broker-lodged loans, the compliance manager of MoneyQuest has said, urging industry heads to be “more vocal and even militant in demanding meaningful action”.
The big four banks have acknowledged that more needs to be done on abusive transactions, after identifying more than 100,000 threatening or abusive transactions in only three months.
A major brokerage has launched its first online direct-to-consumer digital lending product in partnership with Tic:Toc.
A lending and digital payments business has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with 1 billion shares on issue, valued at $2.6 billion.
The major bank CEO has also now confirmed that “time to yes” is different depending on channel, outlining that it takes between 10-12 days in the broker channel but can be as low as an hour when direct.
Agents love a property boom. Setting aside the challenges around getting listings having multiple buyers competing to purchase is fantastic, writes Dan Argent.
At only 18 years of age, Ray White North Lakes agent Ryan Suhle has become the youngest Ray White member in history to reach Elite status. Here’s what he had to do to get there.
While creating the “backbone” of a business is important, CEO Peter Hutton believes the user experience (UX) requires the most emphasis when starting up a new real estate agency.
ANZ has far greater expectations of the property market than its banking peers, sticking to its property price growth prediction of 17 per cent this year alone.
Almost 80 per cent of Queensland’s rental market is experiencing extremely low vacancy rates, while demand continues to soar, a new report has revealed.
As house rent prices hit record highs across the nation, here’s the areas showing real investment potential and leading Australia’s rental market growth.
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