Breaking news

  • Australia could follow US on pre-loan counselling by Caroline Dann

    The principle presented by compulsory pre-loan counselling for risky borrowers in the US could be adopted on a more voluntary level in Australia, claims a leading industry figure

  • Competition prompts commission increase by Caroline Dann

    Macquarie’s recent increase to its broker commission rates was prompted by intensified competition between lenders, it reveals

  • Moffatt launches property social media network by Mackenzie McCarty

    Seniors First managing director Darren Moffatt has launched a dedicated real estate social media network, that will aim to link brokers and other professionals with their customers online

  • 'Dramatic' improvement in first-home buyers by Caroline Dann

    New statistics show first-home buyers are re-flooding the market, bringing it to 'pre-GFC' stability

  • Spring yields mixed predictions by BN

    Australian Property Monitors' Andrew Wilson and Blue Wealth Property CEO Tony Hayek have given mixed predictions for the spring property selling season.

  • Construction: Relief at last? by Caroline Dann

    There’s good news on the horizon for the beleaguered construction market, but crucially, not in every state