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Current under-building to leave decade long housing shortage

by Staff Reporter • 5 Jun 2008
Australia’s current slump in residential construction will leave a legacy of insufficient dwelling stock for the...READ MORE

May mortgage sales reveal plummeting borrower confidence

by Staff Reporter • 5 Jun 2008
Mortgage sale figures released by the Australian Finance Group (AFG) yesterday revealed a dramatic fall in consumer... READ MORE

Green Paper brings national regulation one step closer

by Staff Reporter • 4 Jun 2008
The minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, Senator Nick Sherry, yesterday released the Green Paper for... READ MORE

Monopolised aggregation industry a danger

by Staff Reporter • 4 Jun 2008
Consolidation across the industry may be imminent but association heads have voiced concerns over a monopolised... READ MORE

BankWest quashes HBOS funding rumours

by Staff Reporter • 4 Jun 2008
BankWest has denied rumours its east coast expansion is under threat because of funding pressures on its parent... READ MORE

Queensland budget delivers measures to improve affordability

by Staff Reporter • 4 Jun 2008
The New South Wales budget failed to provide any direct measures to assist home buyers yesterday, but in Queensland... READ MORE

Building approvals up but no real recovery ahead

by Staff Reporter • 4 Jun 2008

Building approvals picked up significantly in April, data from the ABS showed yesterday.


Interest rates remain on hold

by Staff Reporter • 3 Jun 2008
The RBA left interest rates unchanged today at 7.25 per cent as opposing forces once again left considerable... READ MORE

BankWest sale rumoured

by Staff Reporter • 3 Jun 2008
BankWest could be up for sale as rumour circulates that its parent company HBOS is coming under severe cost... READ MORE

RAMS franchisees take Westpac to the ACCC

by Staff Reporter • 3 Jun 2008
More than a third of RAMS Home Loan's 60 franchisees are headed for mediation with Westpac this week with claims... READ MORE

American housing markets suffer price declines

by Staff Reporter • 3 Jun 2008
Eighty four per cent of America’s housing markets suffered price declines over the first quarter of 2008, data... READ MORE

National property values stagnate

by Staff Reporter • 3 Jun 2008

April property figures from RP Data have confirmed the nation’s property markets are softening.


New home sales flat and likely to remain so

by Staff Reporter • 3 Jun 2008
New home sales recorded a 0.1 per cent rise in April, Housing Institute of Australia (HIA) figures revealed... READ MORE

Mixed response to NAB?s commission changes

by Staff Reporter • 2 Jun 2008
NAB’s Thursday announcement of restructured broker commissions has been met with cautious approval from the... READ MORE

Private sector credit slows in April

by Staff Reporter • 2 Jun 2008
Total credit provided to the private sector by financial intermediaries rose by a small 0.4 per cent in April, Reserve... READ MORE


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CBA CEO acknowledges brokers following mortgage growth

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has released its results for the financial year ended 30 June 2022 and...

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Submissions open for Women in Finance Awards 2022

Hosted by Momentum Media, the Women in Finance Awards is returning for its sixth consecutive year to recognise the...

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OnDeck confirms origination surge following buyout

In early February, OnDeck Australia’s (OnDeck) executives and investors collectively purchased 80 per cent of the...

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