• August 4, 2020

Day: 27 October 2018

Capital city land price boom continues

Pete Wargent BlogSpot\ 23 October 2018 http://petewargent.blogspot.com/2018/10/land-price-boom-continues.html Land prices up another 16 per cent Property transaction volumes have been crippled in recent months. But one key dynamic has not changed. The capital cities continue to…

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Consultation on mortgages a ‘fundamental human need’: ANZ CEO

Annie Kane| The Adviser| 23 October 2018 https://www.theadviser.com.au/breaking-news/38396-consultation-on-mortgages-a-fundamental-human-need-anz-ceo The chief executive officer of ANZ has said that the need to talk to a person about buying a home is a “fundamental human need” and one…

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Open banking: Refinance in 15 minutes

Rebecca Pike| Australian Broker| 18 October 2018 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/open-banking-refinance-in-15-minutes-256287.aspx Open banking could see borrowers refinancing their home loans in 15 minutes, according to one panellist at a recent fintech summit. The event, held in Sydney on…

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Broker role vital in CCR landscape

Rebecca Pike| Accredited Broker| 24 October 2018 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/broker-role-vital-in-ccr-landscape-256510.aspx It has been nearly a month since the deadline for the major banks to share 50% of their credit information as part of the rollout of comprehensive…

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Fintech lender joins broker panel

Rebecca Pike| Australian Broker| 25 October 2018 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/fintech-lender-joins-broker-panel-256558.aspx A broking group has announced a new lender to its panel offering unsecured personal loans with personalised interest rates. MoneyPlace explained to Australian Broker recently how sharing…

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Brokers 60% share of lender’s loans

Rebecca Pike| Australian Broker| 25 October 2018 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/brokers-60-share-of-lenders-loans-256559.aspx Brokers made up 60% of new lending at state government-backed HomeStart over the last financial year. As an ‘integral and growing contributor’, the broker channel increased from…

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First home buyers at highest level in 8 years

Rebecca Pike| Australian Broker| 26 October 2018 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/first-home-buyers-at-highest-level-in-8-years-256609.aspx Lending to first home buyers has grown by 74% in Sydney in the last year, according to a report released this week. QBE’s Australian Housing Outlook 2018-2021…

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Digital bank founder talks brokers

Rebecca Pike| Australian Broker| 27 October 2018 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/digital-bank-founder-talks-brokers-256652.aspx A fintech founder with a passion to change the way banking is done, has explained why he will not be disregarding the broker channel in the future.…

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Welcome to a whole new world of mortgages

Any property buyer can tell you that the lending world has changed. But, changed lending criteria driven by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is superficial compared to what is about to happen due to…

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