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  • Lender defends banned product by Julia Corderoy

    An online Australian lender has defended one of its loan products after an ASIC investigation saw the product banned, saying it was not prohibited by laws governing Small Amount Credit Contracts

  • Broker cops four year ban from ASIC by AB

    ASIC has banned a mortgage broker from engaging in credit activities and has cancelled his Australian credit licence

  • Brokers offered prime opportunity to educate by Julia Corderoy

    More than half of Australian mortgage holders are unaware what interest rate they are currently paying on their home loan, but brokers are in a good position to educate

  • Lender penalised for overcharging consumers by Julia Corderoy

    A payday lender has been ordered to pay $34,000 in infringement notices for overcharging interest and establishment fees on payday loans

  • Cost of renovations soar as NSW property market cools by Julia Corderoy

    The cost of home renovations have surged 8% in New South Wales on the back of a cooling property market, according to a new survey

  • Rents drop in first month of 2016 by AB

    January was a tough month for landlords in a number of real estate markets across Australia, with analysis revealing rents fell in three capital cities during the first month of the year