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  • Hometrack: We have enough houses by Adam Smith

    Going against popular opinion, housing intelligence business, Hometrack, has dismissed popular claims that the Australian housing market is undersupplied.

  • Lifestyle_ brand canned by BN

    Insurance giant Tower has dropped its face-to-face Lifestyle_ brand, in preference for a phone-based model.

  • CBA clears up processing backlog by BN

    Brokers have been urged to check the status of their CBA loans, after the lender hosted a 'Backlog Blitz' to process 3,121 files over the weekend.

  • First homebuyers need to be prudent: Fujitsu by Adam Smith

    Although overall mortgage stress has significantly dropped in March, the latest Fujitsu Consulting Mortgage Stress-O-Meter cautioned first time buyers to exercise caution when entering the market.

  • BankWest cuts 400 jobs by BN

    BankWest has blamed the rapidly deteriorating economy for its decision to slash 400 staff from its workforce.

  • NSW cracks down on fire-sale laws by BN

    Coming to the rescue of defaulting homeowners, the NSW government has sprung a proposal for tighter fire-sale legislation.