Breaking news

  • New home sales on the up by AB

    ​New home sales have risen for the fourth consecutive month, giving a positive signal for broader economic activity, according to the Housing Industry Association

  • Mortgage brokerage on top by AB

    One major brokerage has taken out the Mortgage Broker of the Year award for the seventh year running at an awards ceremony last night

  • Non-bank lender top dog resigns by Calida Smylie

    The general manager of a major non-bank lender has resigned to spend more time with his family

  • ASIC cracks down on bad apple brokers by Calida Smylie

    The third broker to be punished in less than a week is a former NSW-based mortgage broker, convicted of falsifying loan application documents to secure almost $3.8m worth of home loans

  • APRA to face parliamentary inquiry by AB

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority is to face a parliamentary inquiry on suspicion it is acting too aggressively

  • 'Ban stamp duty for housing sustainability' by AB

    ​Stamp duty should be abolished and negative gearing should be re-imagined to help Australians better afford property, said a property lobby group