Mortgage approval values bounce back

Hannah Dowling| Mortgage Business| 8 August 2019 https://www.mortgagebusiness.com.au/breaking-news/13686-mortgage-approval-values-bounced-back-in-june ABS data from June has reported an overall...

‘It’s just too hard’: ANZ CEO laments credit scrutiny

Charbel Kadib| Mortgage Business| 14 August 2019 https://www.mortgagebusiness.com.au/breaking-news/13706-it-s-just-too-hard-anz-ceo-laments-credit-scrutiny ANZ will maintain a conservative approach to mortgage...

ASIC loses landmark case against Westpac

Tim Boyd| Australian Financial Review| 13 August 2019 https://www.afr.com/companies/financial-services/asic-loses-landmark-case-against-westpac-20190813-p52ggy In a landmark case for responsible lending,...

Developers offer advisers $90,000 to flog high-rise apartments

Duncan Hughes| Australian Financial Review| 14 August 2019 https://www.afr.com/companies/financial-services/developers-offer-advisers-90-000-to-flog-high-rise-apartments-20190813-p52gk1 Commission payments of between $30,000 and $90,000...

Household financial comfort dragged down by residential property price falls and weakening labour market:...

The Real Estate Conversation| 12 August 2019 https://www.therealestateconversation.com.au/news/2019/08/12/household-financial-comfort-dragged-down-residential-property-price-falls-and Financial comfort in Australian households has dipped following...

RBA update: Governor Lowe points to even lower rates

Peter Martin| The Conversation| 9 August 2019 https://theconversation.com/rba-update-governor-lowe-points-to-even-lower-rates-121690 Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has said two...

AFCA delivers $83m win for consumers and small business

AFCA Media Release 15 July 2019 https://www.afca.org.au/news/media-releases/afca-delivers-83m-win-for-consumers-and-small-business/ Australian consumers and small businesses with financial complaints have...

A Danish bank is offering mortgages with negative interest rates — why you shouldn’t...

Jacob Passy| Market Watch| 13 August 2019 https://www.marketwatch.com/story/a-danish-bank-is-offering-mortgages-with-negative-interest-rates-why-you-shouldnt-wish-for-that-to-happen-in-the-us-2019-08-12 It’s safe to say that mortgage rates...

Mortgage brokers record highest ever market share amidst tough market conditions

MFAA | 19 June 2019 https://www.mfaa.com.au/news/mortgage-brokers-record-highest-ever-market-share-amidst-tough-market-conditions The mortgage broker channel has recorded its highest ever residential...

Best Month for Sydney auctions in almost two years

Ingrid Fuary-Wagner | Australian Financial Review | 30 June 2019 https://www.afr.com/real-estate/residential/best-month-for-sydney-auctions-in-almost-two-years-20190630-p522o1 Cashed-up buyers who have been...