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Credit crunch hammers Bank of America earnings

by • 21 Apr 2008
Bank of America has delivered a disappointing earnings announcement for the first quarter of 2008 of US$1.21...READ MORE
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BankWest guarantees broker commissions

by • 21 Apr 2008
BankWest has moved to boost third-party market share through guaranteeing broker commissions until the end of the year... READ MORE
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Freddie Mac jumbo loan purchases to stimulate market

by • 21 Apr 2008
US government-sponsored Freddie Mac agreed last week to purchase billions of dollars of new conforming jumbo mortgages... READ MORE
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Building activity slides

by • 21 Apr 2008
Data released by the ABS on Friday revealed building activity fell in the December quarter by $16 billion, or 4.3 per... READ MORE
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RBA buys $320 million in RMBS

by • 21 Apr 2008
The RBA bought $320 million worth of mortgage-backed securities on Friday, according to The Sydney Morning... READ MORE
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Insurer downgrades cause funding problems for Capital Securities

by • 21 Apr 2008
Capital Securities’ funding lines have reportedly been put on hold as a result of ratings downgrades to the two... READ MORE
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Brokers? future in white labelling: Wilson National

by • 18 Apr 2008
Wilson National has advised brokers to turn to white labelling as commissions are slashed and lenders – such as... READ MORE
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New enhancements added to Basel II Framework

by • 18 Apr 2008
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced a series of steps this week to further strengthen the resilience... READ MORE
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BoE plans to unblock credit markets

by • 18 Apr 2008
The Bank of England (BoE) has announced plans to unblock capital markets by swapping mortgage-backed securities for... READ MORE
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Adelaide house price growth nation?s fastest

by • 17 Apr 2008
Adelaide’s residential property sector is the fastest growing capital city market in Australia, RP Data’s... READ MORE
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New partnership to boost Firstfolio?s footprint

by • 17 Apr 2008
Mortgage manager Firstfolio has announced a new distribution partnership with Queensland mortgage services group... READ MORE
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Sydney residential market growth best on east coast

by • 17 Apr 2008
Results of the Australian Property Institute’s Australian Property Directions Survey, released yesterday,... READ MORE
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First Permanent withdraws from market

by • 17 Apr 2008

First Permanent has reportedly withdrawn from the mortgage market.

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ASF says it will continue financing seniors

by • 17 Apr 2008
Contrary to reports in the trade press, Australian Seniors Finance (ASF) has confirmed with Mortgage Business that the... READ MORE
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Australian borrowers less concerned about rate rises: Mortgage Choice

by • 16 Apr 2008

Data released by Mortgage Choice today showed that borrower demand for fixed-rate home loans is slowing.

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