The major bank has said current trail and upfront structures are fair to brokers although some added transparency is required
The Khoury review has said banks should be obliged to let credit applicants check all information submitted prior to signing
The proposal would see banks waive the traditional mortgage deposit for first home buyers with a strong rental history
The affordability of Canberra and surrounds means it is highly attractive to SMSF buyers
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.