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Lucy Dean

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Housing sentiment hits record low: CoreLogic

Australians are rapidly losing confidence in housing and property investors are starting to exit the market as regulator...READ MORE

Bernard Salt says FHBs need commitment, discipline and focus

Millennials buying their first home might be open to new ideas but they really need to think about settling down, says t...READ MORE

Aussies more interested in mobile phones than mortgages

Australians are more likely to spend time investigating the best deals for electronics than home loans, a new survey has...READ MORE

‘Upbeat’ business sector contrasts with ‘disheartened’ househo...

The question of how a disparity between “elevated” business conditions and a “disheartened” household sector wil...READ MORE

Housing has become ‘largest risk’ to Australia: OECD

Australian economic growth is projected to reach almost 3 per cent in 2018, but the possibility of plummeting house pric...READ MORE

PEXA subscribers make record digital refinance settlements

Australian lenders and law firms are making digital refinancing records as the country’s conveyancing landscape underg...READ MORE

Delinquency rates on the rise in 2017

The performance of Australian residential mortgage-backed securities deteriorated over the first quarter of 2017, Moody...READ MORE

FHBs need to save for 40 years for deposit: UBS

It could take ‘typical’ first home buyers 40 years to save enough for a Sydney home deposit, a new report has found....READ MORE

Mortgage refinancing to become paperless

Applications to refinance will become paperless in three Australian states as the transition to electronic transactions ...READ MORE

RBA announces cash rate decision

The Reserve Bank has announced its cash rate call following its monthly board meeting today. READ MORE

Analyst raises concerns over $52bn in reclassified loans

A banking analyst has questioned the accuracy of bank reporting after the RBA revealed that $52 billion worth of loans h...READ MORE

Most affordable suburbs in Australia revealed

Greater Hobart offers the most affordable options for first home buyers hoping to live close to a CBD, while units are m...READ MORE

Bank launches new credit card following broker feedback

A non-major lender has introduced its first credit card, which is being made available to new customers through the home...READ MORE

Report calls for land tax to replace stamp duty

A new report has recommended ‘broad-based land taxes’ replace stamp duties, arguing that policies which limit mobili...READ MORE

Housing growth ‘not confined’ to major cities: HIA

New data has found that, while NSW remains Australia’s housing “hotspot”, regional Australia is also giving a “...READ MORE


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