The majority of borrowers would struggle with even very minor rate rises with new research revealing real risk in the market
The surge in capital city property prices may be driven by the attitudes of more affluent residents to inner city development
Australia is amidst a severe property bubble and it can’t be ignored, warns Lindsay David, the author of Australia: Boom to Bust. But not everyone is worried.
Brokers demand greater scrutiny be applied to branch managers and their lending activities, after many experience dubious lending practices by the banks
As the deadline for second round submissions to the Financial Services Inquiry closed this week, small banks bound together in their fight for a “level playing field” in the mortgage lending market.
A downward trend in new home sales has emerged for the year ahead, as sales dropped off a little in July
Subprime mortgages wreaked havoc on the US economy and contributed to the global financial crisis but the subprime mortgage market in Australia is gaining traction
The Housing Industry Association is pushing for policy reform when it comes to “onerous” stamp duties