ASIC slams timeshares as harmful and risky

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released a report today outlining the potential harm caused to consumers by timeshare schemes.

Family home undersupply hurting affordability: RiskWise

An imbalance in the supply of family homes to population growth is a major contributing factor to housing affordability challenges in Sydney and Melbourne, according to research.

BOQ, Bank of us and Hume Bank slice fixed rates

It’s Black Friday folks and the kind people at Hume Bank, Bank of us and Bank of Queensland (BOQ) have got in the spirit this week by slashing fixed-rate home loans.

Westpac dumped from First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

In what is turning out to be a very bad week for the bank, Westpac has allegedly been axed as the second major lender for the governments’ First Home Loan Deposit Scheme over reputational risk concerns.