Bank of Queensland

New front in battle for mortgage market share

With the market showing signs of slowing, some banks are turning to a new strategy to attract first-home buyers

BOQ sees solid growth in home lending book

The bank kicks off the financial year with growth in its home and business lending portfolios

Preferences shift as buyer urgency rises

Mortgage brokers have an opportunity to step in and make sure first home buyers know what options are available to them as property rises soar

Westpac, BoQ will be first to raise buffer rates

Two banks will increase assessment requirements from Friday

Smoothing the path for first time buyers

As house prices spiral, Bank of Queensland is finding new ways to get first-time buyers in the door

Government to probe branch closures

A task force will examine how branch closures impact regional communities

CBA, Westpac, BoQ mandate jabs for staff

NAB and ANZ still haven't required employee vaccinations despite surging case numbers in Victoria

APRA restrictions will cool market – BOQ

It points to a cooler market in 2022 after posting above-system growth in the 12 months to August 31

Red-hot housing market will just get hotter – poll

Low rates and a dearth of inventory will keep prices rising this year and next, analysts say

Heritage Bank, People's Choice mulling merger

The combination would create Australia's largest customer-owned bank