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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 ...
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. ...
12 Feb 2018
First royal commission hearing to focus on home loans
The first hearing of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry wil...
9 Feb 2017
Former major bank home loan manager jailed
A former home finance manager who worked for a big four bank has been sentenced to three years' imprisonment after pleading g...
4 Jan 2018
Fresh calls for low-deposit home loans
The Property Council of Australia has advised the federal government to introduce new nationwide low-deposit home loans to ea...
8 Nov 2016
Group home loans and syndicates on the rise, says CBA
The nation’s largest mortgage lender believes the way Australians buy a home could change drastically over the next 15 year...
9 Oct 2015
Home loan approvals to fall, says economist
The chief economist of a prominent ETF provider predicts a decline in home loan approvals when the latest figures are release...
23 Mar 2017
Home loan arrears climb 19% year-on-year
A global ratings agency has revealed that the percentage of Australian mortgages in arrears increased at the end of the fourt...
19 Dec 2017
Home loan arrears continue to decline
Australian home loan arrears fell during the month of October, continuing the trend from previous months, S&P Global Rati...
20 Sep 2016
Home loan arrears dip lower in July
The number of Australian housing loans in arrears has declined in July for the second consecutive month, new research has fou...
16 Jan 2015
Home loan arrears on the rise
A new report has revealed a slight increase in housing loan arrears during November 2014 for both prime and sub-prime residen...
10 Apr 2017
Home loan arrears rise in all states
The nationwide proportion of Australian residential mortgages exceeding 30 days in arrears has risen across all states in Aus...
21 Mar 2018
Home loan arrears spike in January
Mortgage arrears jumped by 23 basis points in January, according to the latest figures from Standard & Poor’s. ...
14 Apr 2016
Home loan demand bounces back
Fresh figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that demand for mortgages recovered in February after expe...
27 Jul 2016
Home loan demand continues to fall
New figures by Veda show that overall demand for home loans has declined for the fourth consecutive quarter, with only the AC...


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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