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Property set to rebound?

The Australian residential property market will bounce back in 2012 – at least, that’s the word from RP Data ...
June 27, 2019

Benign inflationary growth, a slow rise in employment, and low consumer confidence prompted the Reserve Bank to cut rates at its November Board meeting

December 14, 2011

The property market remains relatively flat, but recent data show the number of new home sales is on the rise

November 15, 2011
Up, down, steady. Problems abroad and lack of consumer confidence at home have prompted the Reserve Bank to change its rate stance to stable with a downward bias...
November 15, 2011
Brokers are generally happy with the Reserve Bank’s performance in Q3, but more importantly, they are more optimistic about loan volumes, The Adviser’s surv...
November 15, 2011
Stagnating property prices and low vacancy rates are enticing more investors back into the market. And, as The Adviser discovers, savvy mortgage brokers can rea...
November 15, 2011
While brokers wrote 11.4 per cent more refinancing business in the June quarter than they did in the March quarter, it was the regional banks that grew their refinancing...
November 14, 2011
We rarely hear from our New Zealand neighbours about the state of their broking industry, but a look across the ditch reveals some strong similarities as well as key dif...
October 12, 2011

Auction clearance rates are down, but does that mean selling at auction in the current market is no longer a good idea?

October 12, 2011

The Adviser puts Australia’s leading investment home loans under the spotlight

October 12, 2011

While property valuations might appear more of a client concern, receiving an inaccurate valuation can have a major impact on a broker’s productivity

October 12, 2011

The residential property market has struggled of late, and data suggests this is unlikely to change any time soon

September 22, 2011
The GFC and the introduction of NCCP have made brokers hesitant to target the non-conforming sector. But, as The Adviser discovers, there are plenty of opportun...
September 22, 2011
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