Breaking news

  • Home lending hits $1.2 trillion by AB

    Domestic housing loans from Australian lenders have hit $1.2 trillion over the past year, quarterly housing statistics from APRA show

  • Non-banks prove mettle with five-star ratings by Calida Smylie

    Twenty-three lenders have been awarded the top rating for their variable home loans by an industry researcher and ratings agency

  • APRA lender crackdown could hit brokers by Calida Smylie

    The regulator is discouraging banks from paying high up-front commissions to brokers in a crackdown on mortgage risk

  • Public trusts banks more than brokers by AB

    A secret survey by Macquarie Group reportedly shows the public are more trusting of major lenders than mortgage brokers and more than a quarter would not use a broker again

  • Rental vacancies not spurring first home buyers by Calida Smylie

    The highest rental vacancy rates in nearly 20 years may suggest more renters are buying their own home – but according to a property specialist it is not that simple

  • Aggregator reaches 20-year milestone by AB

    A mortgage aggregator is marking a significant milestone this month, celebrating 20 years in business – and its director credits brokers with its success