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Victorian Homebuyer Fund to end next year

The state government has earmarked an additional $700 million for its shared equity home buying scheme for its final year.

‘We might have to raise, we might not’: Bullock

The monetary policy board has made its decision for the official cash rate for the month.

A rate rise may not be imminent, but is it inevitable?

While the general consensus is for the central bank to hold the cash rate at 4.35 per cent today, rate hikes may be “inevitable” to quell inflation.

Home Guarantee Scheme reaches new milestone

More than 150,000 Australians have achieved home ownership under the government scheme.

Are the majors changing tack on the broker channel?

The Mortgage Business Uncut podcast is your weekly analysis of the biggest themes shaping the Australian mortgage market.

High-density approvals reach 12-year low

While dwelling approvals have begun to rise from the doldrums, high-density approvals reached a 12-year low in March, according to new data.

Mortgage interest charges rose 7% in March quarter: ABS

The November rate hike and expiring fixed-rate mortgages have impacted the living costs of employee households, the ABS has found.

Shadow treasurer slams Help to Buy, pushes super for housing

Enabling Australians to access super for housing and “getting government out of the way” would help alleviate housing issues, according to shadow treasurer Angus Taylor.

MORTGAGE AND FINANCE LEADER: Shadow treasurer Angus Taylor on the state of financial services

In this episode of Mortgage and Finance Leader, host Maja Garaca Djurdjevic talks to shadow treasurer Angus Taylor about the government’s handling of financial advice regulation, economic ...

Mortgage demand drops in March quarter: Equifax

A fall in mortgage demand has reversed the positive growth recorded in the December 2023 quarter, Equifax has reported.

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