• 17/01/2022

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Good luck forecasting house prices, but one worm has turned

Michael Pascoe| The New Daily| 4 December 2018 there’s no praise or notice for saying what “everybody else” is saying. This leads to the outlier forecasts, the predictions above or below the consensus. These are the…

Revealed: The Regional Boomtowns Where Home Prices Are Soaring

Isabelle Lane| The New Daily| 28 November 2018 As the property downturn deepens in Sydney and Melbourne, investors are turning their attention to once-ignored regional markets, with one town standing out among the pack of top performers. No…

Property price falls trigger buyer’s remorse, but long-term perspective is needed

Isabelle Lane| The New Daily|4 December 2018 A survey of 1500 current and prospective home buyers by home loan lender ME found home owners who bought their properties in the past year were significantly more worried about the…

Furphies and Shockers from the Royal Commission

The banking Royal Commission has unearthed some horror stories and some furphies. Last month, CBA revealed to the Commission that there are now 1300 brokers earning more than $1 million a year, and the top…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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