Breaking news

  • Housing supply trails below decade average by Mackenzie McCarty

    New housing supply data from the ABS shows that housing supply continues to fall away as demand for new dwellings ramps up

  • Commercial property sees emerging value by Mackenzie McCarty

    Commercial property markets are finally working their way from irrationality towards a focus on intrinsic worth, according to Harmony Property Group’s Greg Campbell

  • New low doc loan ‘gives second chance’ by Caroline Dann

    A non-bank lender’s new low and full doc loan is designed to give borrowers with bad history “a second chance”

  • Banks are not evil, say lawyers by Caroline Dann

    A leading law firm has come out in defence of banks, claiming borrowers ‘get what they want’ and are not victims of any wrongdoing

  • Credit union beats majors in growth by Caroline Dann

    This credit union's mortgage book has grown four-times faster than the majors and 'most other lenders' it claims

  • Getting over the line pt 3: Difficult deals explained by BN

    While there’s no replacement for experience, it can be enlightening to see how other brokers have gotten through difficult transactions. MPA asks Keith Bridges to describe a tough loan situation and what he did to get the deal over the line