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‘Factor in’ property tax repayments, MFAA warns brokers

by Fabian Cotter • 14 Nov 2022
The Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) has endorsed the NSW and the Perrottet government’s... READ MORE

NSW shared equity gets the green light

by Kate Aubrey • 10 Nov 2022
The NSW government’s multimillion-dollar shared equity scheme will see the state government make a maximum equity... READ MORE

Black economy targeted in ABN tax reform

by Fabian Cotter • 3 Nov 2022
For legitimate mortgage-related companies and sole trader ABN compliance, two key proposed changes shouldn’t impact... READ MORE

Home loans most common breach report: ASIC

by Fabian Cotter • 31 Oct 2022
Home loans have headed up the “Top 10” most reported products in the Australian Investments and Securities... READ MORE

Federal budget 2022/23: Video explainer

by Kate Aubrey • 27 Oct 2022
Among the government’s housing announcements included: National Housing Accord The government has set a goal of... READ MORE

MFAA sets out wishes for CSLR regime

by Fabian Cotter • 26 Oct 2022
The comments from the industry body came after the Senate economics legislation committee this week concluded its... READ MORE

Labor to tighten spending amid whopping deficit

by Kate Aubrey • 25 Oct 2022
The Treasurer has painted a fairly grim picture of Australia’s economy, given inflation is tipped to peak at 7.75... READ MORE

‘Doubled’ ASIC fees ‘cannot happen again’: FBAA

by Fabian Cotter • 25 Oct 2022
The warning comes after Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) released its final cost Recovery... READ MORE

Aggregators key to reference-check protocol: MFAA

by Fabian Cotter • 18 Oct 2022
The Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) has provided comment to the Treasury on the proposed... READ MORE

Fake-document charges land broker in court

by Fabian Cotter • 18 Oct 2022
Credit broker Trevor William King — between 2 July 2013 and 12 May 2016 — allegedly made 74 false documents with... READ MORE

'Talking gloomy’ could spark a recession: Shane Oliver

by Maja Djurdjevic • 13 Oct 2022
AMP’s economist Shane Oliver opined that the government’s recent remarks regarding the economy should be taken... READ MORE

ASIC sues Latitude over ‘misleading’ advertising

by Annie Kane • 7 Oct 2022
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has confirmed it is suing Latitude Finance Australia... READ MORE

‘Devastating impact’: Government ponders ‘de-banking’ policy

by Fabian Cotter • 6 Oct 2022
“De-banking” is now in the finance sector spotlight more so after the federal government received a Council of... READ MORE

‘Deteriorating’: Ratings agency sounds alarm on prime mortgages

by Kate Aubrey • 4 Oct 2022
On Thursday (29 September), Fitch Ratings announced that it expects mortgage arrears to increase across all UK RMBS... READ MORE

Industry bodies throw support behind Regional First Home Buyer

by Kate Aubrey • 3 Oct 2022
The Regional First Home Buyer Guarantee (RFHBG) program — a pre-election promise — opened on Saturday (1... READ MORE
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