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

Mortgage price war could blunt impact of APRA curbs

With lenders slashing variable rates, APRA's efforts to cool the red-hot housing market could face issues

Banks slashing variable rates as competition heats up

More than two dozen lenders have cut their variable rates in the past month

Preferences shift as buyer urgency rises

With low interest rates and rising house prices, there is a sense of urgency among first home buyers to get on to the property ladder. Mortgage brokers have an opportunity to step in and make sure these buyers know what options are available to them

Which bank has the most satisfied home loan customers?

This non-major bank tops the customer satisfaction survey for the third time

How Adelaide Bank shrank its turnaround times

Head of broker distribution says turnarounds have gone from 13 days to three in the space of a few months

Gender diversity as a human issue

Gender diversity is not just a women's issue to fix, says ING's Glenn Gibson, who encourages men to become actively involved in the push for equality

Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 – Excellence Awardees revealed

Find out if you, or your company, could be celebrating on the big day

Watchdog to take 'a very, very close look' at any NAB-Citi deal

A potential deal for NAB to buy Citi's Australian operations would be "much more substantial" than the bank's purchase of 86 400, says competition tsar

NAB close to huge deal as ING pulls out

International bank withdraws from the bidding, leaving big four bank as frontrunner