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Originator launches home loan to boost competition

by Staff Reporter • 21 Apr 2009
The new ‘Home Smart’ loan, which Allstate says is designed for mum and dad borrowers, has a variable rate... READ MORE

Government considers loan exit fee ban

by Staff Reporter • 20 Apr 2009
Cabinet sources reportedly told The Sunday Telegraph that the government was furious about the banks’ refusal... READ MORE

Stamp duty relief needed to stimulate wider market

by Staff Reporter • 17 Apr 2009
While first home buyer incentives have provided a boost to the lower end of the market, RP Data national research... READ MORE

ACCC to block future bank mergers

by Staff Reporter • 14 Apr 2009
According to today’s The Australian Financial Review the move would be a result of increased political and... READ MORE

OPINION -- A revolution in relevance

by Staff Reporter • 8 Apr 2009
I heard a statement recently that perfectly defined the mortgage broker industry. The statement came as a result of... READ MORE

No housing price blowout on horizon

by Staff Reporter • 8 Apr 2009
Since September 2008 the Australian cash rate has tumbled by 425 basis points, as the Reserve Bank took decisive... READ MORE

Originator launches 4.19pc fixed rate

by Staff Reporter • 30 Mar 2009
The YZ3 Fixed Solution features zero application fee, zero valuation fee and no ongoing fees at a one year fixed rate... READ MORE

CUA gets government thumbs up for female employment practices

by Staff Reporter • 20 Mar 2009
According to CUA’s acting CEO Rob Nicholls it can be a challenge for women to balance their personal and... READ MORE

MyRate lodges ACCC complaint against GE Money

by Staff Reporter • 13 Mar 2009
The complaint comes as GE Money offered to waive customers’ exit fees for a three month period beginning 1... READ MORE

ASIC intervenes in FirstMac low doc enforcement

by Staff Reporter • 10 Mar 2009
The body said it is set to test the legal and regulatory framework that applies to enforcement action taken against... READ MORE

Government investment boosts funds for CUA

by Staff Reporter • 10 Mar 2009
The mutual yesterday priced a $482 million RMBS deal with the top tranche priced 100 basis points above the one-month... READ MORE

PUBLISHER'S LETTER -- The pessimists have their day

by Staff Reporter • 8 Mar 2009
These ‘told you so’ economists say there is no need to wait for the second quarter of negative growth – we are... READ MORE

Latest installment of AUSTRAC AML/CTF launched

by Staff Reporter • 5 Mar 2009
The chapter discusses designated services as set out in the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act... READ MORE

Government may take big chunk in Citigroup

by Staff Reporter • 24 Feb 2009
The government’s ownership of 40 per cent of the bank’s common stocks would be the largest government... READ MORE

Government urged to deliver tax cuts

by Staff Reporter • 3 Feb 2009
In a statement released yesterday Peter Anderson, ACCI CEO, said the Chamber had urged the government in its... READ MORE
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