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Warning over BIG Home Loans
Residential
Wednesday November 22 2017

Warning over BIG Home Loans

The banking regulator is still concerned about the size of the mortgages being taken on by consumers despite the effectiveness of its efforts to curtail...

Lending Clampdown Slows Property Market
Business
Tuesday November 14 2017

Lending Clampdown Slows Property Market

New commercial lending, including loans to property investors, has suffered its biggest fall in since February, latest figures show.

Lenders Expect House Price Slow
Residential
Friday March 31 2017

Lenders Expect House Price Slow

Regulatory pressure on mortgage lending and soaring house prices in Sydney and Melbourne are likely to dampen property transaction volumes in 2017.

Construction Lending, Risk and Holes in the Ground
Business
Tuesday August 2 2016

Construction Lending, Risk and Holes in the Ground

The building industry is fraught with perils for the uninitiated, lenders included. Together with labour issues and the proliferation of entrepreneurs and speculators, you can...

Melbourne Developers Rally Against Tax and Lending Restrictions
Business
Wednesday June 8 2016

Melbourne Developers Rally Against Tax and Lending Restrictions

Developers are concerned that the state's new tax and lending policies could severely undermine the appeal of Melbourne's property market to foreign purchasers.

Low Borrowing Costs Are Still a Very Good Story
Residential
Wednesday November 18 2015

Low Borrowing Costs Are Still a Very Good Story

Low borrowing costs have obviously been a tremendously important ingredient to both the strong upcyle in new home building - now into its fourth year -...

Property Emerges as Australia’s Largest Industry
Business
Friday May 29 2015

Property Emerges as Australia’s Largest Industry

The Australian property sector directly accounted for 11.5 per cent of GDP during the last financial year.

Watchdog Cracks Down on Risky Mortgages
Residential
Wednesday December 10 2014

Watchdog Cracks Down on Risky Mortgages

The banking watchdog is cracking down on risky mortgage lending as the property market heats up.

Increased Lending Good News for Residential Construction
Residential
Wednesday December 10 2014

Increased Lending Good News for Residential Construction

Housing construction may have a brighter future than a softening trend in building approvals suggests.

Mining
15 Dec, 2017
NAB Will No Longer Back New Coal Projects

National Australia Bank says it will stop lending for new thermal coal mining projects, becoming the first major Australian bank to phase out support for the...

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