Home Loan News

The latest home loans mortgage news and tips

Macquarie owner-occ mortgage lending jumps 17.5%


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Westpac changes its fixed-rate mortgages

Westpac has made a series of changes to its home loan interest rates, with some falling by as much as 30 basis points and others rising by as much as 15 points.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

Online lenders challenging the big banks

As the RBA leaves the cash rate on hold, new research has revealed the average home loan customer could save $82K by switching from a big four bank, to a low rate online lender.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Could the Royal Commission disrupt Australia’s housing supply?

Representatives of Australia’s housing industry are concerned that increased scrutiny from the banking Royal Commission could disrupt the nation’s mortgage lending, which could in turn affect future housing supply.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

28 years since rates were at 17 per cent; are we any better off?


Georgie Hay

Georgie Hay

( 2 min read )

Affordable city units still exist

Sydney is the only capital where it’s almost impossible to buy an apartment in the heart of the city for less than $500,000, new research has found.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

ANZ cuts investment mortgage rates

ANZ has dropped the fixed interest rates on selected residential investment home loans, including principal and interest, interest only and interest in advance options.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

People power is the only way to send the big banks a message


Georgie Hay

Georgie Hay

( 2 min read )

Your mortgage interest rate might be higher than you think

Some of Australia’s cheapest home loan rates are more expensive than they initially seem, a new analysis of variable home loans has found.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

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