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10 Jun 2015
Home loan market hits $1.39tn
The total value of outstanding home loans written by banks and ADIs has surged to an all-time record of $1.39 trillion, accor...
25 Oct 2018
Home loan platform appoints new CMO
An online mortgage origination platform has announced the appointment of a new chief marketing officer. ...
23 Apr 2015
Home loan rates down, credit card fees up
Average mortgage interest rates decreased across all categories during the second quarter of 2014/2015, while rates and fees ...
21 Jan 2019
Home loan rejection rate hits 40%
The home loan rejection rate is up 32 percentage points year-on-year in an environment of tightened lending standard, slowing...
2 Dec 2015
Home loan repricing ‘unsustainable’, says J.P. Morgan
A mortgage market analyst believes Australian banks will not be able to continue getting away with hiking their rates and wil...
13 Mar 2017
Home loan settlements surge 54% for challenger bank
A non-major bank has seen significant growth in mortgage settlements over the last six months of 2016, offsetting a fall in n...
21 Jan 2020
Home loan switching rates stumble
The level of refinancing activity has dipped across both the owner-occupied and investor segments of the mortgage market, acc...
10 Jun 2016
Home loan volumes ‘elevated by historic standards’
Recent ABS data reflects the healthy state of the Australian mortgage market, a senior economist says. ...
13 Dec 2019
Home loan volumes slip despite stimulus
Interest rate cuts and changes to mortgage serviceability guidance have not been enough to spark a quarter-on-quarter increas...
28 May 2014
Home loans 'not just a product': Sirianni
Home loans should be viewed as a vehicle through which borrowers can achieve their financial goals, and not just a product, a...
24 Apr 2017
Home loans in arrears fall unexpectedly
A recent report by a ratings agency has revealed the number of delinquent housing loans declined surprisingly in February, de...
13 Oct 2017
Hong Kong-backed lender launches home loans
A Melbourne-based broker part-owned by one of Hong Kong’s largest real estate players is eager to use the third-party chann...
12 Oct 2015
Household name to hit home loan market
An Australian challenger bank is preparing to launch a new range of home loan products under one of the most recognised brand...
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. ...
15 Jun 2020
LATEST PODCAST: Home loan approvals see their sharpest drop in years
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...


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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