Record low rates of inflation may lead to the RBA decreasing its official cash rate at its upcoming board meeting.
Peter White of the FBAA will attend Tuesday afternoon's invitation-only Federal Budget 'lock-up', in a first for the financial brokering industry.
Mirvac chief executive Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz says it is "business as usual" following Westpac's recent announcement it will stop lending to foreign property buyers.
Brokers are being urged to be proactive with clients in debt as it affects their mortgage borrowing ability.
Westpac joins ANZ and CBA in withdrawing from real estate lending to foreigners.
Grattan Institute CEO John Daley has refuted Malcolm Turnbull's criticism of the think tank's recent report regarding changes to negative gearing.
Analysis suggests the major banks will not increase lending rates to maintain high profits, yet consumers will likely pay in other ways, says one mortgage broker.
Financial qualifications must make a firmer distinction between comprehensive and limited advisers, says education mentor.
A report from the Property Council of Australia suggests local councils are sitting on a range of under-utilised sites that could help with Australia's housing crisis.
An independent think tank is urging for change to negative gearing and capital gains tax, which will affect brokers.