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Use a mortgage broker or go direct?

Australia’s home loan market is huge, with $28.4 billion in new residential loans approved in July 2019 alone, according to ABS housing stats.

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Construction sector suffers further falls in December quarter

Australia’s construction sector has continued to decline, with total construction falling over the three months to December 2018.

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Banks could be hit with $640 million levy to support victims of misconduct

Labor leader Bill Shorten will announce a $640 million levy on Australia’s large banks and financial institutions, aimed at supporting those ripped off by the financial sector.

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Good Shepherd Microfinance calls for more responsible lending

A ‘legislative loophole’ is causing countless vulnerable Australians to accumulate thousands of dollars of debt on things don’t need, according to Good Shepherd Microfinance.

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Property investors look towards Perth and Brisbane for gains

Australian property investors consider Perth and Brisbane the best capital cities to invest in, according to a new survey.

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Labor to push through crackdown on payday lenders

Payday lending and consumer leasing in Australia could be set for a shake-up, with Labor to introduce a new bill on Monday.

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HSBC expects Aussie dollar to plummet in value in 2019

The Aussie Dollar could fall to 66 cents against the US dollar in 2019, according to HSBC.

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Opinion: Mortgage brokers the fall guys for big banks’ inability to win new customers

Much has been written over the last week about the Royal Commission’s recommendations on what mortgage brokers are paid and who should pick up the bill for their services. Before we dive into this, lets set some context so we’re all on the same page.

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Australia’s top 10 property danger zones revealed

Riskwise Property Research has compiled a list of the 10 most ‘dangerous’ areas to buy in at the moment.

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RBA keeps cash rate unchanged at 1.50%

The Reserve Bank of Australia has today left the official cash rate on hold at 1.50%, marking the 30th month of no change in a row.

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