Market Talk

  • Lenders follow rate hike moves by majors by Julia Corderoy

    The rest of the lending market is now announcing variable rate hikes, following the moves by all four major banks

  • Major increases broker rates by Julia Corderoy

    A major bank has announced interest rate increases across its broker-originated variable rate home loans, folliowing an increase to its direct variable home loan rates

  • Non-major cracks down on foreign investors by Julia Corderoy

    A non-major lender has announced tougher lending restrictions to foreign investors in response to APRA’s efforts to cool the property market and to prevent fraud

  • Spring selling season heats up over weekend by AB

    There was little sign of a slowdown in this year’s spring selling season, with figures revealing that the weekend was another bumper week of auctions across the country

  • New regulations could kill off SMSF by Adam Smith

    New regulations for accountants could deal a major blow to the SMSF market, an accounting firm has claimed

  • Last major bank announces variable rate rises by Julia Corderoy

    The last of the four major banks has decided to increase variable rates on owner occupied and investment home loans