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APRA's 10% growth benchmark restriction on investor lending is history
21 June 2018

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has confirmed it is removing its 10 per cent benchmark on investor loan growth that it brought in in 2014.

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Mortgage brokers fight back to defend their worth to the industry
19 June 2018

Mortgage brokers are this week fighting back against Hayne royal commission criticism claiming they are a moderating influence on the lending sector and the dominance of major players.

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Melbourne localities dominate Australia's property and population hotspots
15 June 2018

Melbourne has topped the Housing Industry Association’s latest list of the top 20 building growth areas.

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Labor's proposed property tax changes to have differing effects around the country
14 June 2018

A new study has looked into how Labor’s property tax proposals would hit the country’s property markets and has found it would vary around the nation.

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Rates on hold again as the main east coast property markets cool off
07 June 2018

The Reserve Bank has extended its record run by leaving official interest rates unchanged for the 20thmonth running.

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