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Investors spur January increase in dwelling commitments

The total value of housing commitments rose a seasonally adjusted 3.7 per cent in January to $23.166 billion compared to December 2007, ...
May 24, 2019
Queensland’s residential market’s bull-run is coming to an end, according to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ). House sales were down in the ...
March 11, 2008
The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) this afternoon announced that it would increase its standard variable home loan rate by 35 basis points. Group executive of retail banking ...
March 10, 2008
Credit Union Australia (CUA) today officially confirmed it would wind-back originating mortgages via third-party distribution. The credit union att...
March 10, 2008
Despite shutting the doors on its mortgage division, Macquarie Securitisation Limited (MSL) has vowed its partnership with Virgin Money will continue. “Since the...
March 10, 2008
Wide-scale reductions to broker commissions could be on the cards according to the results of a recent Mortgage Business straw poll, but aggregator groups remain defiant...
March 10, 2008
The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has called on the government to abandon its idea to remove or restructure negative gearing provisions for property investments, ar...
March 10, 2008
Rising interest rates are not deterring female investors from the property market, a survey by Mortgage Choice has revealed. Of 566 females surveyed, 83 per cent said ...
March 10, 2008
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has issued a reminder to the industry about the 31 March deadline for submitting anti-money laundering and coun...
March 10, 2008
The price gap between Sydney house values and those in other capital cities is smaller than it has ever been, RP Data reported on Friday. RP Data national research dir...
March 10, 2008
Building approvals improved slightly in January this year, ABS data has revealed. Total dwelling approvals for the month rose to 13,166 – 1.9 per cent more than ...
March 10, 2008
Westpac lifted the interest rate on its standard variable home loan today by 30 basis points. From Tuesday 11 March the bank’s standard variable mortgage rate w...
March 07, 2008
National Australia Bank (NAB) was the first big bank to make a move on interest rates yesterday, increasing its variable home loan rate by 29 basis points. Head of NAB...
March 07, 2008
The credit squeeze may result in some easing of investment yields in domestic CBD office markets but is unlikely to result in an oversupply of investment stock, according to re...
March 07, 2008
The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee left rates unchanged at 5.25 per cent overnight. Although the falling housing market is dragging on the Eng...
March 07, 2008
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