• 21/09/2020

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The new shape of best interests duty

The new shape of best interests duty

https://www.moneymanagement.com.au/features/expert-analysis/new-shape-best-interests-duty Industry Expert| Money Management\ 24 July 2020 Since 2009, credit licensees and their representatives have grappled with responsible lending obligations. Following the passage of legislation in response to recommendations of the Royal Commission, mortgage…

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‘Now is the time to buy’: Property experts’ rent warning

‘Now is the time to buy’: Property experts’ rent warning

https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/now-is-the-time-to-buy-stop-renting-property-experts-warn-003604463.html Anastasia Santoreneos| Yahoo Finance| 8 September 2020 Australians in all capital cities, bar Sydney and Melbourne, would be better off buying a home than renting it, new data has revealed. According to Pete Wargent,…

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How long will it take for the Aussie economy to return to growth?

How long will it take for the Aussie economy to return to growth?

https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/how-long-will-it-take-for-the-australian-economy-to-return-to-growth-013515485.html Yahoo Finance| 9 September 2020 The Australian economy is set to end 2020 lower than what it began but economists expect better years ahead. The Reserve Bank believes it will take until 2022 for…

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Six-month loan assessments kick off

Six-month loan assessments kick off

https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/sixmonth-loan-assessments-kick-off-273201.aspx Madison Utley| Broker News| 8 September 2020 Of the more than 900,000 loans which have been deferred since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, around 450,000 customers are approaching the end of their six-month…

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Is this a window of opportunity for property?

Is this a window of opportunity for property?

The property market is rapidly approaching crunch time – where there will be multiple winners and losers. The end of this month is D-Day for the 450,000 borrowers who deferred home loan payments.  Some will…

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How COVID-19 Transformed the Property Market

How COVID-19 Transformed the Property Market

‘Life will never be the same again.’  Its been said non-stop since Coronavirus, but there is no doubt it has accelerated long overdue changes in the property market. Across the board, property-related professions are adapting…

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Home loans growth picks up in January

Home loans growth picks up in January

Michael Bleby| Australian Financial Review| 11 March 2020 https://www.afr.com/property/residential/home-loans-growth-picks-up-in-january-20200310-p548sm New home loans rose at their fastest pace in more than three years in January as owner-occupiers and investors benefited from easing lending conditions that pushed…

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A toilet paper run is like a bank run. The economic fixes are about the same

A toilet paper run is like a bank run. The economic fixes are about the same

Alfredo R. Paloyo| The Conversation| 6 March 2020 https://theconversation.com/a-toilet-paper-run-is-like-a-bank-run-the-economic-fixes-are-about-the-same-133065 Panic buying knows no borders. Shoppers in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and the United States have caught toilet paper fever on the back of the COVID-19…

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Regulators ease coronavirus credit squeeze

Regulators ease coronavirus credit squeeze

John Kehoe, Matthew Cranston & Jonathan Shapiro| Australian Financial Review| 16 March 2020 https://www.afr.com/policy/economy/regulators-ease-coronavirus-credit-squeeze-20200316-p54aeb Financial regulators are extending short-term liquidity funding to banks and are considering easing regulations on lenders to help prevent a credit…

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How will Corona Virus Impact Our Property Market?

How will Corona Virus Impact Our Property Market?

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) has been applied to both home purchases and toilet roll over the past weeks. While, on the surface they may appear to have nothing in common, there’s actually quite a…

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