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UBank cuts mortgage rates by 10 basis points


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 1 min read )

Bendigo Bank joins the out-of-cycle rates party

Australia’s seventh largest lender Bendigo Bank has become the latest home loan provider to hike rates out of cycle by up to 16 basis points.


Georgie Hay

Georgie Hay

( 2 min read )

Australian property prices predicted to fall well into 2019

Australian sentiment towards property is at a two-year low, and it’s expected to worsen as property prices in most major cities are predicted to keep falling well into 2019 according to NAB economists.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

APRA boss hails “clear improvement” in lending standards

Major mortgage regulatory reform appears to be over, after the banking regulator revealed “the heavy lifting on lending standards has largely been done”.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

Australians reach out to non-bank lenders to fill the gap

Australians are turning to non-bank lenders in increasing numbers as banks tighten their lending criteria, according to the ABS housing finance figures released today.


Georgie Hay

Georgie Hay

( 2 min read )

Housing values fell last financial year – what happened?

Australia’s housing markets have slowed over the past financial year, according to CoreLogic, with most capital cities experiencing downturns and most regional areas experiencing relatively sluggish growth.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 4 min read )

Home loan specials, the real cost of rewards


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

( 3 min read )

Rents rising, more slowly than last year

Property investors are seeing rents rise across Australia, though at a slower pace than at the same time last year, according to the latest quarterly rental review from CoreLogic.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

Cash rate holds, hundreds of thousands of borrowers face hikes

The RBA has left the cash rate on hold at 1.50 per cent today yet as many as 362,800 home loan customers will face higher repayments this month as lenders continue to hike home loan rates out of cycle.


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

( 2 min read )

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