Thinktank announces successful closure of $750 million residential mortgage-backed securities transaction

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Leading independent property lender specialising in commercial and residential mortgages, Thinktank, has successfully closed its first residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) issue in 2024 totalling A$750 million. This RMBS issuance marks... Read more continue reading

Rate hike will decimate homebuyer and investor activity

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Yesterday’s cash rate decision will decimate homebuyer and investor activity, which has already fallen off a cliff since May last year, according to one of the nation’s most awarded mortgage... Read more continue reading

Speed and service, low rates most valued by brokers

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Mortgage brokers have cited speed and service as their number one priority when working with banks to support their clients, with competitive interest rates ranking second. The feedback was provided... Read more continue reading

Five strategies for existing borrowers to secure the best home loan rate revealed

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With hundreds of thousands of fixed-rate home loans still to expire in the next year, existing borrowers can use five key strategies to help secure the best home loan rates,... Read more continue reading

Borrowers exploiting cashback loophole

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Borrowers have increasingly been exploiting a lending loophole and going cashback mortgage shopping over the past year, according to one of Australia’s most awarded mortgage brokers. Zippy Financial Director and... Read more continue reading

Older Australians rush to refinance mortgages

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Household Capital, a leading Australian provider of home equity retirement funding, is experiencing a surge in demand from older Australians struggling to meet mortgage repayments given the increases in both... Read more continue reading

Central bank policy and rising interest rates a distraction for Australians

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Focusing on central bank policy is more of a distraction than anything else for Australians looking to purchase property, according to Chris Bedingfield, principal and portfolio manager of global real... Read more continue reading

D-Pal partners with Keystone Property Finance to streamline the client onboarding process for mortgage brokers and borrowers

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Global identity verification provider ID-Pal has announced a partnership with specialist buy-to-let lender Keystone Property Finance to enhance their digital onboarding process for both mortgage brokers and borrowers. Through the... Read more continue reading

AMP Bank announces industry-first partnership with Bricklet to support first home buyers

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AMP Bank has announced an industry-first partnership with Bricklet, a shared equity home platform, to help more Australians get into the property market sooner. In partnership with AMP Bank, Bricklet’s... Read more continue reading

Nano announces major B2B expansion plan to bring fast, digital mortgages to all

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Australia’s first true end-to-end digital home loan lender, Nano, has announced the launch of its Nano Lending Solutions business, set to power lenders across Australia, and around the globe in a major... Read more continue reading