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  • Major bank hikes mortgage rates

    The major bank has increased rates on fixed term owner occupied and investment loans by up to 65 basis points

  • Cash rate widely predicted to hold

    With the RBA going into their monthly board meeting tomorrow, many are predicting an outcome that will see the cash rate left at 1.5% well into 2017

  • Skills shortage remains in financial services by Adam Smith,BN

    Brokers, mortgage managers and lenders struggling to find qualified people to fill specialised roles in their businesses are not alone

  • Bottom falls out of luxury home market by Adam Smith,BN

    The upper crust of the Australian property market appears to have taken a massive hit in value according to a new list compiled by the Weekend Australian.

  • ANZ targets investors with 'portfolio' loan by Adam Smith

    As the property investment sector shows signs of recovery, a new mortgage product targeted at investors has been launched by ANZ.

  • Still room for part-time brokers - Citibank by BN

    There is still a place in the industry for part-time brokers, according to Citibank's head of mortgage distribution, Peter Hayward

  • Westpac puts weight behind industry's top event by BN

    Over the eight years since its inception, the Australian Mortgage Awards has well and truly established itself as the mortgage industry's leading annual event. No wonder then that one of the biggest names in the mortgage world - Westpac - has signed up to be the official partner of the event.

  • Credit union wins Qld FHB award by BN

    The Queensland Teachers' Credit Union has being named Queensland's best non-bank lender for first home buyers by Canstar Cannex