The major bank has shifted its rates on owner occupier and investment fixed loans across both principal & interest and interest only
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
If there’s ever a time to take a fresh look at how your workplace ranks in terms of gender equity, it should be now
The mortgage market is set for significant adjustment as the demographic of the average buyer continues to evolve, with brokers advised to keep up with the times.
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