Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Trust, cybersecurity banks' big concerns
… and behaviour falling short of community expectations in the $1.6 trillion home lending market, as well as credit cards, home loans and mortgage brokers. … has already heard that NAB lost control of its introducer program, where businesses are paid commissions for successful home loan referrals.
- Bank's sad tale of dishonesty and delays
The first two days of evidence have made clear some of the key issues commissioner Kenneth Hayne is pursuing: whether the banks are doing enough to control their staff and run their businesses within the confines of the law, the role of sales agents such as mortgage brokers, and whether bonuses…
- Banking Royal Commission is on track to expose a culture of greed
After initially saying there had been no examples of misconduct at Aussie Home Loans, it’s wholly owned mortgage broking firm, CBA has now … such as NAB’s “introducer program” under which third parties including real estate agents received hidden commissions for referring home loan customers,…
- Why bankers are getting sweaty over the Hayne royal commission
On Tuesday, we heard that this program was a considerable financial success for the bank, generating more than $24 billion of home loan business … In the first place, you have to make people involved in the home lending process whether bank staff, or the mortgage brokers and the “introducers”…
- Real estate gold: A hectare of land for sale in the heart of Surfers Paradise
A one-hectare block of land in the middle of Surfers Paradise has come up for sale after years of use as a car park and as host to small attractions like mini golf….
- Capital cities see median property prices rise in 2017 – REIA
Only Canberra saw a decrease during the fourth quarter
- Iron Matrix prototype house in WA could cost up to 30 per cent to build than regular houses
Nestled in the heart of Bullsbrook, WA, is the prototype of a revolutionary new housing design dubbed Iron Matrix.
Built from just nine different flat-packed parts that can all fit through a front door,its constructed from high grade structural steel, making it one of the sturdiest homes on the market.
It can be clad with solar panels that replace traditional materials at no additional cost. They attach as a wall panel, flush with the rest of the home, and can compl…
- Hahndorf, the lifestyle town with prestige properties priced in the low $1 millions
Smoked beer, triple ale, doppelbock, saison and stout name a type of beer and youre likely to find it in one of the pubs, breweries or restaurants of Hahndorf.
Famous for being Australias oldest surviving German settlement, the Adelaide Hills town is heaven for beer lovers, but theres a lot more on offer than froth and ale.
Jason Duffield has spent most of his life in Hahn…