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'Natural selection' to drive market consolidation

by • 12 Feb 2008
Consolidation has been tipped once again as the future for mortgage lenders The Advertiser reported...READ MORE
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Developers add luxury extras to entice home buyers

by • 12 Feb 2008
Property developers are adding luxury extras to housing estates in a bid to entice buyers, The Australian Financial... READ MORE
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Consumer appetite for debt slows

by • 12 Feb 2008
Australian consumers have become increasingly cautious about taking on extra debt, the Veda Advantage Credit Demand... READ MORE
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ASIC to review home loan fees ?immediately?

by • 12 Feb 2008
ASIC will commence its examination into home loan switching fees immediately in line with the Federal... READ MORE
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Turbulent market could favour non-banks

by • 11 Feb 2008

Volatile market conditions and a rising rate environment could pave the way for a resurgent non-bank sector.

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Monetary policy requires further tightening: RBA

by • 11 Feb 2008
Inflation risks remain uncomfortably high and monetary policy is likely to need further tightening, the RBA warned... READ MORE
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Home refinance activity increases during December

by • 11 Feb 2008
The value of housing loans refinanced during December 2007 rose a seasonally adjusted 6.6 per cent ($260 million)... READ MORE
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Swan approves measures to tackle switching fees

by • 11 Feb 2008
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan approved four measures to tackle barriers to switching banks at Friday’s meeting... READ MORE
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Thousands of fixed-rate mortgages set to expire

by • 11 Feb 2008
Tens of thousands of borrowers will soon be looking to refinance their home loans as their fixed-rate mortgages expire... READ MORE
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Fear for viability of low and no doc loans

by • 11 Feb 2008
Brokers may avoid selling low and no doc loans under proposed national industry legislation, broker groups have... READ MORE
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QLD residential property supply hit by property group collapse

by • 11 Feb 2008
In a blow to the Queensland residential property sector over 200 residential building projects have been left in the... READ MORE
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NAB lifts variable home loan rate

by • 8 Feb 2008

NAB is the latest major bank to announce rate increases that exceed the RBA’s 25 basis points hike.

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Deposit accounts attractive source of funding

by • 8 Feb 2008
Banks could move to offer better interest rates on deposit accounts to avoid sourcing funds from volatile credit... READ MORE
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NAB acquires RHG mortgages

by • 8 Feb 2008
National Australia Bank (NAB) announced today that it has acquired approximately $1 billion of mortgages originated by... READ MORE
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AMP lifts rates by 0.33 per cent

by • 8 Feb 2008
AMP Bank has surpassed CBA by dropping the biggest rate increase on borrowers since the February RBA rate rise,... READ MORE

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