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  • Melbourne property market not done yet, says real estate body by AB

    Victoria's peal real estate body says the Melbourne market still have plenty of fire left, despite recent figures showing there has been some slowing in the rate of capital growth

  • Lenders follow rate hike moves by majors by Julia Corderoy

    The rest of the lending market is now announcing variable rate hikes, following the moves by all four major banks

  • APRA has nothing to worry about, says non-major by Julia Corderoy

    A non-major lender says the competition in the owner-occupied market will “absolutely” continue to heat up, but credit standards will “absolutely not” be relaxed

  • Major increases broker rates by Julia Corderoy

    A major bank has announced interest rate increases across its broker-originated variable rate home loans, folliowing an increase to its direct variable home loan rates

  • Non-major cracks down on foreign investors by Julia Corderoy

    A non-major lender has announced tougher lending restrictions to foreign investors in response to APRA’s efforts to cool the property market and to prevent fraud

  • Spring selling season heats up over weekend by AB

    There was little sign of a slowdown in this year’s spring selling season, with figures revealing that the weekend was another bumper week of auctions across the country