Monthly Archives: March 2017

‘Hard times ahead’ for home loan borrowers – Mortgage Business Online

As read in Mortgage Business Online – Entrepreneur and Count Financial founder Barry Lambert has warned that there could be “hard times ahead” for mortgagors as banks begin increasing interest rates. The philanthropist said that record house prices, pending oversupply of apartments in some cities, investor lending curbs, and elevated household debt levels, coupled with rising interest rates on mortgages, means […]

Positive credit reporting a boon to mortgage holders – Australian Broker Online

As read in Aust Broker Online -Proposed changes for banks and lenders to include positive credit reporting data will make life easier for anyone looking to take out a mortgage. Suzanne Steele, managing director of credit bureau Experian, told Australian Broker that Australia was at odds with the world in how consumer data is reported. Out of […]

Banks put heads together to ease switching – The Adviser

As read in The adviser online -Lenders and other stakeholders have come together at an inaugural roundtable to discuss new initiatives aimed at improving customer experiences of changing banks. Last Thursday’s inaugural Australian Bankers’ Association Switching Roundtable brought together banks, consumer groups, regulators and card schemes to better understand customer views about switching banks. ABA […]