• July 14, 2020

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NAB managers keen for rates hike after Reserve Bank holds fire

NAB managers keen for rates hike after Reserve Bank holds fire

Peter Taylor | Herald Sun | October 07, 2010 http://www.news.com.au/money/interest-rates/nab-managers-keen-for-rates-hike-after-reserve-bank-holds-fire/story-e6frfmn0-1225935260698 Senior managers at National Australia Bank agitated for mortgage rates to be jacked up after the Reserve Bank kept the official cash rate on hold…

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Our non-existent housing bubble

John Wilson | Business Spectator | October 07, 2010 http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/housing-bubble-property-mortgage-banks-investment-pd20101006-9Y5BX?opendocument&src=rss Much has been made of the recent strong growth in house prices in Australia. A number of commentators describe the market as being a price…

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Green shoots begin to emerge as property sector picks up

Adele Ferguson | Sydney Mornig Herald | October 4, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/business/green-shoots-begin-to-emerge-as-property-sector-picks-up-20101003-162sx.html Australians investing in the $294 billion listed and unlisted property sector have been to hell and back in the past couple of years as…

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Green shoots begin to emerge as property sector picks up

Adele Ferguson | Sydney Mornig Herald | October 4, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/business/green-shoots-begin-to-emerge-as-property-sector-picks-up-20101003-162sx.html Australians investing in the $294 billion listed and unlisted property sector have been to hell and back in the past couple of years as…

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Australia would buck another global downturn

Anthony Ishac | Sydney Morning Herald | September 20, 2010 http://smh.domain.com.au/real-estate-news/australia-would-buck-another-global-downturn-20100920-15ii0.html Australia’s economy is the envy of the developed world. Not only did we escape the global downturn with hardly a scratch, but we’re in…

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Australia would buck another global downturn

Anthony Ishac | Sydney Morning Herald | September 20, 2010 http://smh.domain.com.au/real-estate-news/australia-would-buck-another-global-downturn-20100920-15ii0.html Australia’s economy is the envy of the developed world. Not only did we escape the global downturn with hardly a scratch, but we’re in…

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The Australian housing riddle

Karen Maley | Business Spectator |18/09/10 http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/housing-bubble-goldman-sachs-property-crash-granth-pd20100917-9D5KQ?OpenDocument&src=srch The Australian housing market has most people scratching their heads. On the one hand there are those such as veteran US funds manager, Jeremy Grantham, who are convinced…

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Inflation heads to 3%, survey shows

Kim Christian | Sydney Morning Herald | September 6, 2010 http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-business/inflation-heads-to-3-survey-shows-20100906-14wr3.html Inflation is heading to the upper end of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) target band of 3.0 per cent following price rises in…

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New rules may raise mortgage rate

Clancy Yeates September 6, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/business/new-rules-may-raise-mortgage-rate-20100905-14w6k.html Banks may inflict higher mortgage rates on borrowers to offset the costs of new liquidity rules that are tipped to drive up the price of the safest financial assets.…

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What to do if your client is in financial hardship

It was topical a few months ago that borrowers in financial hardship could ask for assistance from their home lender. A lot was in the papers but there was no substance how or what specific…

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