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Lucy Dean

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Ownership of distribution channels a ‘significant advantage’

The capacity of banks to own their “own distribution” channel will give a “significant advantage” when faced wit...READ MORE

‘Best’ brokerages open to varied skill sets and experience: recrui...

The key to having a staff that “gels” is encouraging diversity of experience and paying attention to potential recru...READ MORE

‘Hard to envisage’ property crash: Nikko AM

The likelihood of a “huge” decline in the Australian housing market is relatively small, but concerned investors sho...READ MORE

Entry requirements for broking ‘too low’

The entry requirements for broking are “too low”, and if brokers want to be held in the same light as solicitors and...READ MORE

CBA cuts executive bonuses

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has decided to cut the short-term variable remuneration outcomes for its executive te...READ MORE

RBA flags issue with non-major turnaround times

Interest-only lending changes driven by increased regulatory scrutiny are creating processing headaches for the non-majo...READ MORE

NSW housing need set to grow ‘substantially’ by 2025

More than one in five NSW households will be in "housing need" by 2025, 5 per cent higher than the national average, a n...READ MORE

‘Orderly unwinding’ in housing market likely: S&P

A “sharp correction” in the housing market is unlikely to occur in the next two years, but an “orderly unwinding...READ MORE

Easing restrictions could encourage more Islamic lending options

A loosening of regulations on trade taxes could encourage a greater range of Islamic financing options in the market, a ...READ MORE

KordaMentha blasts ‘primitive’ response to housing affordability

Industry players have indicted the federal government as having “no interest” in solving declining housing affordabi...READ MORE

$1.3b of loans reclassified as housing credit grows 6.6%

Around $55 billion worth of loans have been reclassified as owner-occupied since July 2015, the Reserve Bank of Australi...READ MORE

Home ownership rate among young Aussies falls by 10%

The percentage of young Australians who own their own home has collapsed by 10 per cent since 2002, while average househ...READ MORE

Mutuals lift IO rates by up to 50 bps

Teachers Mutual Bank and its subsidiaries have announced a raft of rate hikes to their interest-only offerings, with so...READ MORE

‘Culmination’ of factors sees Australian housing market ‘lose st...

Higher mortgage rates, affordability barriers and tighter lending criteria are biting and, as a result, the Australian h...READ MORE

ANZ wins FHB Canstar Bank of the Year

A major bank has won the Canstar Bank of the Year for First Home Buyers, while five separate institutions were labelled ...READ MORE


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