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30 Mar 2017
‘Hard times ahead’ for home loan borrowers
Entrepreneur and Count Financial founder Barry Lambert has warned that there could be “hard times ahead” for mortgagors a...
20 Feb 2015
Advisers write one in four new AMP home loans
AMP Bank has seen a significant increase in the use of AMP-aligned financial advisers as a distribution channel for the lende...
16 Aug 2017
ANZ confirms home loan strategy, channel preference
The chief executive of a big four bank has explained the group’s position on home lending, noting that “it’s more than ...
3 Nov 2017
ANZ eyes ‘widened’ gap between wages and home loans
The major bank has questioned whether the growing difference between credit growth and wage growth will ever reach parity. ...
24 Feb 2020
ANZ slashes home loan rates by up to 86 bps
ANZ is “hot on the heels” of the Commonwealth Bank after cutting mortgage rates across both its owner-occupied and invest...
19 Sep 2018
ASIC’s new credit card provision to affect home loan assessors
It is incumbent upon home loan assessors to assume that a credit card holder has the capacity to meet full financial repaymen...
24 Mar 2017
Bank chief confirms ‘channel of choice’ for home loans
The chief executive of one of Australia’s largest banks has outlined the group's distribution strategy following a multi-mi...
27 Feb 2020
Bank cuts variable, fixed home loan rates
A non-major lender has slashed rates across both its fixed and variable rate home loan offerings by up to 61 bps. ...
19 May 2017
Bank decreases interest rate on home loan
Bankwest has dropped its three-year introductory rate for owner-occupiers on one of its home loan products. ...
23 Nov 2016
Bank hikes variable home loan rates
A leading non-major lender has today announced a range of rate increases across its mortgage products for both owner-occupier...
31 Jan 2019
Bank lifts home loan rates
A non-major lender has announced variable home loan rate increases of up to 15 basis points for new and existing mortgage ra...
11 Dec 2018
Bank pulls high LVR home loan product
A bank has announced that it will no longer process home loan applications with loan-to-value ratios above 95 per cent in a b...
2 Feb 2017
Bank refunds $4.9m for overcharging interest on home loans
A major bank-owned mortgage lender has refunded $4.9 million to approximately 10,800 customers after it failed to link some o...
16 Dec 2015
Bank takes home loans to Westfield
One of Australia’s big four banks has opened the first dedicated home loan centre in the country as it looks to win a great...
16 Dec 2016
Bank to reprice investor home loans in 2017
A challenger bank will hit property investors with a 15 basis point variable rate hike in the new year. ...
1 May 2017
Banks announce home loan rate changes
Two Australian banks, including one of the big four, have announced pricing changes to their fixed and variable rate mortgage...
22 Jun 2018
Banks hike home loan rates
Two lenders have announced rate changes on their home loan offerings, with rises of up to 40 basis points. ...
31 Aug 2016
Banks join online platform, bid for $120m in home loans
A new home loan distribution platform that bypasses mortgage brokers aims to replicate the success it has achieved in South A...
25 Sep 2019
Banks reprice home loan offerings
The wave of mortgage rate reductions in response to easing funding costs has continued, with two lenders, including a major b...
27 Feb 2019
Bendigo launches fully digitised home loan
The non-major lender has announced the launch of a fully digitised mortgage product, powered by fintech platform Tic:Toc. ...

Comments

Clippie
all very good in theory but i can't see any 'new entrants' dislodging the stranglehold the majors have on this market. its hardwired into the Australian psyche that you get a home loan from a big 4 ba...
Brisbane Broker
Thomas,I also have a fee for service financial planning business. These are two different industries and should be treated as such. I agree, fee for service in financial advice makes sense. The comm.....home loan transaction. You are comparing apples with oranges.

RobR
A customer walks into a bank and gets an off the shelf home loan. The bank pays the originating staff member a weekly wage PLUS performance bonuses if that staff member happens to exceed target for th...
Kylie
A financial planner who looked through our client templates the other day commented how shocked he was that we are so transparent with our disclosure of commissions but very few clients have ever comm.....home loan is suitable to their circumstances? Fee-for-service has removed access to good financial ...
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