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  • Aggregator beats mortgage records in May by AB

    An aggregator processed a record $4.2 billion in mortgages last month, which it attributed to continued low interest rates and the increasing use of brokers

  • Housing affordability on the up by Calida Smylie

    Australian housing affordability has improved slightly over the March quarter, according to new research – but not all are convinced

  • Protect yourself against fraudulent borrowers by Calida Smylie

    Crimes where fraudsters impersonate borrowers to obtain credit have more than doubled in just a year, but brokers can play an important part in halting them, says an identity specialist

  • Commentators divided on RBA's motives by Calida Smylie

    Housing industry commentators are divided whether the RBA’s decision yesterday meant the board was comfortable, calm or panicking

  • Mortgage books command biggest price increase by Calida Smylie

    A mergers and acquisitions firm’s half-yearly price gauge has registered a big jump in value for mortgage books

  • Bank predicted to double mortgage books by Calida Smylie

    Macquarie Group’s domestic mortgage book is predicted by financial services analysts to double to $30 billion in just two years