In a new study, the think tank also claims negative gearing is not the main hurdle to first home buyers trying to enter the market
Despite the rise in foreign property approvals, the effect on capital city housing prices remains modest
While the residential market has been red hot of late, commercial has been tipped as the next big opportunity for brokers
The MFAA has proposed some radical changes to its leadership structure, and it could hand greater control to brokers
The Reserve Bank has claimed the Australian housing and mortgage market is becoming “unbalanced” due to investor demand being out of proportion to rental demand
Rising property prices are seeing first home buyers have to scrimp and save for longer, however it has also made them more savvy when they finally do
Loan Market chairman Sam White says the company’s move to a franchise model was about empowering brokers, not restricting them
An ASIC review of low doc home loans has found that lenders have tightened their lending practices following the introduction of responsible lending laws.