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13 May 2022
Newly built homes sales slowed in April: HIA
The sales of new detached dwellings slipped over April, and ran lower than a year earlier, when HomeBuilder was in full swing...
12 May 2022
Australians hesitant to share banking data with brokers
While Australians find open banking as increasingly valuable, the majority remain hesitant when trusting brokers with access ...
12 May 2022
Time taken to save a deposit hits record 11.4 years
Housing affordability has worsened, with the median time required to save a 20 per cent deposit blowing out to 11.4 years, ac...
12 May 2022
Non-banks to rise through rate hikes: Bridgit
A bridging loan specialist expects to see borrowers shopping around as the cash rate rises, with non-banks tipped to benefit....
12 May 2022
Former Allianz deputy GM joins PEXA board
The digital property settlement group has confirmed a new addition to its leadership, appointing Helen Silver AO as a non-exe...
11 May 2022
Australians tighten home-buying budgets
Spending on homes dropped in April, while Australians splashed on entertainment and travel, new data reveals. ...
11 May 2022
New listings give buyers upper hand
While last year was a “seller’s market”, this year has seen the busiest first quarter for new listings in capital citie...
11 May 2022
NT commits $68m to residential land development
The territory’s government has unveiled its latest budget, confirming further support in land developments and a record inv...
11 May 2022
Perth, Darwin values lift as capitals cool down
Homes across smaller capital cities have continued to rise in value, with Perth and Darwin reporting distinctive bumps in gro...
10 May 2022
Westpac mortgage book rises despite investor slip
Owner-occupiers carried Westpac's mortgage book growth over the six months to March, while the investor segment continued to ...
10 May 2022
80% of borrowers have savings buffer, new survey finds
Eight in 10 borrowers have savings buffers and nearly two-thirds can meet a 0.5 per cent rise or more, according to a new bo...
10 May 2022
Businesses ‘must learn’ from landmark RI Advice court decision
A “new precedent” has been set following the Federal Court’s landmark decision on financial services’ cyber-security ...
10 May 2022
Mortgage price wars to rage on through rate rises
The big four’s squeezed margins could benefit from a rising cash rate, but analysts have tipped it will be countered by fie...
9 May 2022
Macquarie grows mortgage book by a third
Macquarie grew its home loan book by 34 per cent in the past year, but its chief has retained a cautious outlook amid ong...
9 May 2022
Delinquency rates to rise over 2022: Moody’s
Mortgage arrears will increase “moderately” across the country over the calendar year, according to new findings from the...
9 May 2022
Households prepared for soaring rates, inflation: RBA
The Reserve Bank has turned its focus to combating inflation, but it believes consumers will be protected by cash buffers bui...
9 May 2022
Tasmania switches up shared equity housing scheme
The state government has partnered with a new lender for the home ownership scheme, as it prepares for a rebrand and higher t...
6 May 2022
NAB prepares for wandering customers
The big four bank’s chief has said the group is bracing for a rise in refinances, as home loan rates have begun to climb. ...
6 May 2022
Home construction approvals dive by 18.5%
A drop in apartment, unit and town house projects dragged the number of dwellings approved to build by 18.5 per cent over Mar...
6 May 2022
AMP Bank loan book grows to $22.6bn
The non-major bank has reported, albeit marginal, growth in loans over the first quarter of the calendar year. ...

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