Lender Rate Changes

BANK WEST Bankwest Super Start Home Loan - 3 Year Intro Rate LVR <80% (Investment) from 4.39% to 4.54% up 0.15% WESTPAC Fixed Rate Interest in Advance Investment Loan 2 Yrs from 4.59% to 4.89% up 0.30% Fixed Rate Interest in Advance Investment Loan 3 Yrs from 4.69% to 4.89% up 0.20% Fixed Rate Interest in Advance Investment Loan 4 Yrs from 4.69% to 4.89% up 0.20% Fixed Rate Interest in Advance Investment Loan 5 Yrs from 4.59% to 4.89% up 0.30% Fixed Rate Investment Loan 2 Yrs from ...
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Introducing ‘Mortgage Contests’ – Disruptive Innovation hits the Mortgage market

I can imagine that when your hear of contests you probably thing about winning some kind of prize, and that's not an uncommon form of promotion when it comes to mortgages, I'm sure you have seen all kinds of giveaways to try and lure you into a deal. Today what we're talking about is something very interesting, this is real progress, what many of my tech friends label as 'disruptive', a definition of something that breaks the old model of business and brings better service, more efficient ser...
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Making News this Week

CUA calls for mortgage capital rules to be fairer CUA, the nation’s biggest credit union, has singled out evening up mortgage capital rules as the key competitive issue for the Murray financial system ­inquiry to address, arguing the big four banks have too big an advantage. read more Adelaide mortgage broker Malcolm Royce Jones jailed for $170K theft An Adelaide mortgage broker who stole $170,000 from a client has been jailed for more than two years. Malcolm Royce Jones, 52, pleaded guilty...
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Making News This Week – 27/6

Give mortgage brokers the respect they deserve: MFAA Read More The MFAA has demanded that APRA back down from its claim that third-party loans are riskier than loans from other sources. The MFAA has now responded with an official submission that calls for APRA to withdraw such comments from its final version of the guide. Housing costs, mortgage stress in Perth cripples families Read More A recent survey reports that thirty per cent of WA Speaks respondents said they were lucky to have $100...
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2012 Australian Property Market is all about First Home Buyers

First time buyers are expected to be the major players in the property market this year, according to a nationwide poll of mortgage brokers. The Loan Market poll of 252 of its brokers found that 36% of respondents expected first time buyers to dominate the housing finance market in 2012. Investors came in at a close second, with 33% of respondents picking out Australia’s property investors as this year’s expected dominant force, while refinancers came in third with 30%. "Our brokers are...
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