Monthly Archives: January 2018

Stamp duty must be eradicated, says senior economist – Mortgagebusiness

As read in Mortgagebusiness online – A senior economist has called for state governments to remove “inefficient” stamp duty taxes in order to ease housing affordability issues. Speaking to Mortgage Business, Housing Industry Association (HIA) senior economist Geordan Murray said he believes that state governments should remove stamp duty, adding that first home buyers (FHBs) […]

ACCC report into mortgage pricing includes ‘some surprises’- The Adviser

As read in The Adviser online -The chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has revealed that there will be some “surprises” in the upcoming draft report into how the banks price residential mortgage products. The inquiry into how the major banks price their mortgage is the first undertaking of the ACCC’s new Financial […]