Market Talk

  • Prudent lending standards more important than helping FHB: RBA by Julia Corderoy

    First home buyers shouldn't expect any relief or concessions, with the RBA claiming that ensuring financial stability is more important, in a low rate environment, than helping struggling first time buyers

  • Gen Y serious about mortgage debt by Julia Corderoy

    Almost a third of young Gen Ys will use their tax refunds to jump into the housing market or help pay of their mortgage, a new poll has revealed

  • Tassie brokers on fire by Julia Corderoy

    Aussie Home Loans’ stores in Tasmania have given the Sydney and Melbourne brokers a run for their money, settling a record amount of home loans

  • Hiking rates for existing investors is opportunistic by Julia Corderoy

    Hiking interest rates for existing investors is an opportunistic move by the banks which could have harmful consequences, claims a property investment association

  • Non-bank vows not to change investment lending by Julia Corderoy

    A non-bank lender has promised there will be no changes to its investment lending policies, despite the recent crackdown to slow growth in lending to investors

  • RBA announces cash rate call by Julia Corderoy

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the decision of its August monetary policy board meeting