Carbon tax fear: Broker warns of confidence woes
Fears over the financial impact of the carbon tax are likely to "weigh in on consumer confidence," according to one mortgage broker
Loan Market: RBA moved too soon
Loan Market Group has slammed the RBA for lifting interest rates today, saying it has put "a healthy housing market in jeopardy".
Confusion reigns over fate of boosted FHOG
Yesterday the prime minister indicated the boosted first home owners grant would not be extended beyond the 30 June. Today, reports in the Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun suggested it would be extended when the Budget is announced on 12 May.
Jennifer Nielsen quits Loan Market
Loan Market CEO Jennifer Nielsen will quit the mortgage broking group at the start of next year (1 January) to take up a new role as head of online and marketing for real estate franchise Ray White.