The FBAA has raised concerns at a Senate inquiry about lenders linking broker accreditation to a set number of loans written
Inconsistency among broker vetting by the banks could put lenders at financial risk, says one credit expert
The regulator has suggested lenders create more efficient systems to collate data on broker loans and commissions
Higher rates and tighter lending standards at a time of sky-high household debt could have unforeseen ramifications
Forget the 'argy bargy', says the HIA, new dwelling commencements are now 'unequivocally weak'
A research group has warned banks to focus on retaining their business credit clients, or risk an exodus once their confidence returns
Home loan enquiries have seen spikes immediately following recent bank rate cuts, but ongoing consumer wariness means the activity hasn't been sustained
Builders are expecting to take a hit from the carbon tax as it comes into effect next month
Resi is the latest lender to cop a reprimand from ASIC over advertising for its home loans.
Eight brokers were expelled by the MFAA in the 2011/2012 financial year, a number double that of the previous financial year