The major bank has said current trail and upfront structures are fair to brokers although some added transparency is required
The Khoury review has said banks should be obliged to let credit applicants check all information submitted prior to signing
The proposal would see banks waive the traditional mortgage deposit for first home buyers with a strong rental history
The affordability of Canberra and surrounds means it is highly attractive to SMSF buyers
The industry bodies have put the onus back on brokers to perform due diligence before entering any agreement after a banned trail book buyer was linked to the latest scam attempting to dupe brokers.
A non-bank lender has revealed significant changes to its broker commission structure, while hinting at upcoming rate cuts.
A real estate body has rejected claims by the NSW government that 2013 was a 'bumper year for first homebuyers of new homes' in NSW, and called for more to be done to help first homebuyers enter the market.
A global housing affordability report has ranked Australian cities amongst the most unaffordable in the world.
A home loans franchise has seen a steady increase in women joining its network as they look for work-life balance and a flexible work environment.
A partnership between a real estate agency and an aggregator has continued its expansion in 2014 with the recruitment of two new brokers.