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Home loan

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. ...
16 Jan 2017
Big four bank changes fixed rate home loans
A major bank has decreased its one-year fixed rate for owner-occupied and investment home loans and increased its fixed-rat...
9 Jul 2019
Big four trail non-majors in home loan satisfaction
Mortgage customers continue to be more satisfied with non-majors than the big four banks, according to the latest Roy Morgan ...
17 Feb 2016
Big four's home loan satisfaction rises
The level of satisfaction among the major banks’ home loan customers improved in December, according to a survey conducted ...
1 Oct 2015
BOQ reclassifies home loan data
Bank of Queensland (BOQ) has announced it has reclassified certain home loan data previously provided as part of its regulato...
25 Feb 2020
CBA launches new home loan initiative
The major bank has rolled out a new initiative for home loan customers, providing distressed owner-occupiers with 12 months o...
17 Feb 2015
CBA reveals home loan digitisation plans
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has spoken out about its plans to harness the power of digital to improve mortgage origina...
5 Feb 2020
CBA-owned fintech launches home-buying app
A fintech firm fully owned by the Commonwealth Bank has released an app that looks to simplify the process for customers buyi...
30 Mar 2017
Challenger bank increases investor home loan rates
ME has today announced that it will increase its investor home loan reference rates by 25 basis points, effective 27 April 20...
6 Jul 2016
Commercial lending overtakes home loan growth
New figures from the Reserve Bank have revealed that April and May were the first months since the GFC where business credit ...
11 Mar 2019
Comyn questioned over home loan referral conflicts
Commonwealth Bank CEO Matt Comyn has been questioned over the lender’s continued use of home loan referrers outside the mor...
31 Mar 2017
Credit union awarded 5-star home loan rating
Gateway Credit Union has received a five-star rating from CANSTAR for its variable home loan package for both owner-occupiers...
29 Oct 2015
Credit union recognised for best home loans
A Queensland-based credit union has won top honours for its home loan products as part of Mozo’s People’s Choice Banking ...
7 Nov 2016
Data groups join forces to track home loan LVRs
CoreLogic and Veda have partnered to provide a new index that tracks the average loan-to-valuation ratio of mortgages across ...
12 Apr 2017
Demand for home loans dips in February
Mortgages for owner-occupiers dropped during the month of February, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Stati...
14 May 2015
Demand for home loans reaches six-year high
The number of owner-occupied mortgage commitments has hit its highest level since September 2009. ...
28 Feb 2019
Digital lender launches home loan offering
Athena Home Loans has marked its entry into the Australian mortgage market with the launch of a new home loan offering. ...
25 Feb 2020
FHBs struggling to understand home loan processes
First home buyers are finding the home loan application process “time consuming and inconvenient” as they struggle to und...
30 Oct 2019
Fintech launches home loan top-up service
A new “self-service” home loan top-up platform has been launched in Australia, in a bid to reduce inefficiencies associa...


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.

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...
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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