The chairman of banking regulator APRA has warned lenders to keep a close eye on third-party distribution channels
APRA has defended recent efforts to slow down lending to investors in front of the federal government inquiry into home ownership
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