Despite improved housing sentiment, report shows Australians less likely to buy or sell than in April
Last year, while executives from the major banks answered to the royal commission, their non-bank competitors quietly issued 60% of all new mortgages. Now, with their sights set on regaining lost ground, the majors are back in business with new tools, touchpoints and tech – but is it enough to win back the third-party channel?
Reserve Bank suggests the initiative’s structure limits full use of promised funding
Updated policy announced one week after APRA finalised its revised serviceability guidance
Data also suggests investor lending is becoming the "new battleground for customers"
South Australian approach makes home ownership more accessible and generates profit for state government