The bank has raised its home loan rates for investors by 25 basis points citing increasing regulatory and compliance costs
The course is designed to be ‘bank agnostic’ while covering aspects of commercial and small business lending for brokers
While controls such as APRA’s 10% cap seem to have slowed loan growth, one analyst claims the data hides a less positive reality
Since 1986, Australian property values have primarily skyrocketed during times when the Liberal National Party was in power
In its latest commentary, the Reserve Bank of Australia has voiced concerns over a Chinese economic slowdown – though brokers should not be overly fearful.
Co-ownership is an increasingly viable option for first home buyers, with brokers urged to be vigilant over joint-purchases.
Latest statistics from the AFSA show more than 7,000 Australians have gone broke in the last quarter, with Queensland and Western Australia hit particularly badly.
Small improvements in housing affordability make no difference to overall picture, says CEO of MFAA, Siobhan Hayden
Federal budget will tackle public services, with knock-on benefits for broker industry
Australians are suffering under weight of personal loans, which could be preventing many from securing mortgages