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February rate cut sparks home loan growth as rates stay steady in March
05 March 2015

The country’s biggest mortgage broker, AFG, has reported a 16 per cent jump in the value of home loans processed last month after interest rates were cut quarter of a per cent back in February.

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RBA keeps rates steady as Melbourne's property market starts to fire
04 March 2015

The RBA surprised a few pundits yesterday when they left interest rates unchanged at 2.5 per cent.

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Prime Minister Abbott flags fees for foreign property investors
25 February 2015

The Federal Government has proposed hitting foreign buyers with steep application fees every time they want to buy property in Australia, and there are concerns about what it will do to foreign investment.

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Leading economist speaks out against cutting rates
24 February 2015

When our economy is sluggish and it needs a kick along the best way to initiate activity is to cut interest rates right? Wrong, according to one of Australia’s leading economists.

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Growth in mortgage broking deals
20 February 2015

Brokers account for nearly two thirds of the growth in the home loan market over the last year but their share of the entire mortgage market dropped in the December quarter.

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