A new report released by a major financial services job researcher says 2013 will be a 'conservative' year for recruitment in the industry - and much depends on RBA rate cut decisions
A non-major lender hopes cutting fees on its home loans will jumpstart activity after a slow 2012
More than half of respondents to a recent survey say they don't expect the cash rate to change following the RBA's meeting on Tuesday
NAB has seen its share of the mortgage market expand by more than 2% since its all-time low in 2010
Housing market researcher Residex says the last 12 months have been an improvement over 2011, but says further RBA rate cuts - preferably in one fell swoop - are required
Mortgage demand has remained flat across much of the country, and could see subdued growth for house prices.