The total Australian residential mortgage market has reached over $1.3 trillion, with investor lending well above APRA's prudential guidelines
Brokers should be doing more to highlight their professionalism and expertise after APRA voiced concerns over troubling lending practices by banks
APRA concerned about the rigour of banks when conducting credit assessments for home loans, after the results of a hypothetical borrower survey were 'disconcerting'
As investor lending continues to amplify, banks may find APRA acting sooner rather than later on tougher capital requirements
The final FSI submission has been made by four leading regional banks, who have called for competitive neutrality in the banking sector.
An association chief has welcomed the moves by APRA to “encourage banks to reinforce sound lending standards”