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18 Jan 2018
HSBC Australia launches ‘lowest rate’ home loan
HSBC Australia has introduced an owner-occupier mortgage with a rate of 3.59 per cent, which it says is the “lowest of all ...
23 Sep 2014
Investor home loan figures ‘exaggerated’
A leading economist believes the “exaggerated” levels of investor home loans being written could be indicative of first h...
7 Jan 2016
Investors switch $32 billion worth of home loans in five months
The RBA has revealed that property investors have reclassified $32.5 billion worth of mortgages since the introduction of a t...
13 May 2019
LATEST PODCAST: A new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme
The Mortgage Business Uncut podcast is your weekly analysis of the biggest themes shaping the Australian mortgages market. ...
28 Aug 2014
Lender breaks four per cent home loan barrier
Australia’s largest mutual bank has broken ranks with competitors by offering a home loan under four per cent. ...
11 Jan 2019
Lender lifts home loan rates by 20bps
The sustained rise in funding costs has forced the hand of another lender to increase its mortgage rates by up to 20 basis po...
20 Feb 2017
Lender posts record home loan book growth
A banking and wealth management group has achieved a new record for housing loan settlements, which increased to $671 million...
20 Apr 2017
Lenders announce home loan policy changes
Two non-major banks have announced changes to their interest-only and investor loans. ...
12 Sep 2016
Low interest rates drive surge in fixed rate home loans
Fresh figures have revealed that the current low interest rate environment continues to drive demand for fixed rate home loan...
5 Aug 2016
Macquarie business lending outperforms home loans
Macquarie Bank has grown its business loan portfolio more than its mortgage book over the last quarter after posting a $2 bil...
23 Apr 2019
Major bank drops home loan rates
A big four bank has cut its mortgage rates by up to 36 basis points, becoming the third major lender to reprice its home loan...
11 May 2017
Majors tipped to hike home loan rates over levy
The major banks will need to increase their standard variable rates by around 20 basis points to offset the impact of the $6-...
21 Jun 2016
ME cuts home loan rates
Industry super fund-owned bank ME has today announced further rate cuts for owner-occupiers and investors. ...
3 Feb 2017
Mutual launches innovative home loan offer
An Australian credit union has partnered with with Australian Scholarships Group to provide an innovative home loan offer ami...
16 Mar 2017
NAB changes home loan interest rates
A major bank has today announced a range of changes to its home loan interest rates, including a new special fixed rate for ...
29 Jun 2016
NAB changes home loan policy
NAB has announced further lending restrictions for non-residents, following LVR changes last month. ...
6 Dec 2016
NAB increases home loan rates
Major bank NAB is to increase its variable rates on new and existing residential investor home loans by 0.15 per cent from n...
31 Oct 2016
NAB restores home loan volume growth to system levels
Big four bank NAB says its home loan volume growth is now “broadly in line with system” following a period of below-syste...
14 Aug 2018
Non-major reports $2.2bn drop in home loan settlements
A regional bank has revealed its full-year 2018 financial results, reporting a fall in residential mortgage settlements amid ...
22 Jan 2015
Non-major wins one in 10 home loans
An Australian lender has maintained its position as the number one non-major for third-party business. ...


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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