Latest mortgage News

2% home deposit opens door for more South Aussies to buy their own home in State first
Bank of England drops 3 percentage points lending buffers; it’s time for APRA to follow suit
RBA confirms real wage cuts until mid-2024
CBA announces new interest rates 4 August
FMA survey sheds light on New Zealanders’ experiences with financial sector and concepts of fair treatment
Inaction on budget will leave Australians paying more
RBA interest rates decision 2 August
Interest rate increases worsen cost-of-living crisis
Westpac completes sale of life insurance business to TAL
Customers flock to home loan repayment calculator following RBA decision each month
Salvos fear homelessness on increase due to inflation and housing stress
Retail sales reach new highs, but cost of business continues to bite
Life Insurance Framework Evaluation
Hassle-free home loan: Westpac set to launch fast approval digital mortgage
ASIC bans former NSW mortgage broker for seven years
ASIC permanently bans Adelaide mortgage broker and cancels company’s credit licence
Property market discounting in evidence in Sydney and Melbourne
NAB introduces Australian-first funding solution – Finance for Brokers
Interstate migration up as Australians take advantage of WAs affordable housing
Slide in consumer confidence continues
Ashurst advises management team Kensington Mortgages on sale to Barclays
Weak government continues to sit by as cost of living crisis intensifies
Queensland feels rental squeeze
RBA interest rates decision
Regional Victoria feels rental squeeze
Regional NSW feels rental squeeze
High Court dismisses Du Val appeal against FMA direction order
Renovate or invest? Home equity just got interesting
ASIC bans NSW credit representative for five years
2021 Census count includes Australians living on wheels and water, but most of us still firmly on land
APRA publishes updated FAQ on prudential treatment of residential mortgage loans
General Conditions and Offer & Acceptance forms updated
High employment offsets cost of living concerns
Squirrel Super to pay $55,000 penalty for false and misleading marketing
Ralph Babet elected to Senate in Victoria
Westpac outlines initiatives to boost childcare sector and help women into home ownership
WA Parliament passes law removing duplicate certificates of title
APRA releases quarterly authorised deposit-taking institution statistics for March 2022
NAB announces changes to interest rates for home loan and savings customers
How will RBA’s latest cash rate rise impact homeowners and property prices?
Westpac announces interest rate changes
Holistic solution needed for housing challenges as interest rates rise
Aussies boosted ‘rainy day’ funds by almost 50% during COVID in expectation of economic shocks
Majority of Australian home owners were preparing for rate rise this year
Property flipping carries higher risk now
It’s finally time for upgraders to make their move
New Cornell certificate helps create ethical data science workplace of future
Little respite to date for savers