Giving mortgage advisers a voice

Professionalising the financial advice industry will change public perceptions of mortgage advisers and help them survive the disruptive technology challenges they face.

New look General Finance to take on gaps in market

Filling a gap in the mortgage market will be the focus of non-bank lender General Finance following a buy-out by a group of investors, including Brent King.

Mortgage lending bounces back up

There’s evidence of the housing market’s Spring rebound in the Reserve Bank’s latest mortgage lending data – but it’s not property investors who have significantly upped their borrowing.

ANZ adjusts deposit requirements

The Reserve Bank’s easing of the LVRs has prompted New Zealand’s biggest bank to follow suit and loosen up its lending requirements.

Today's Rate Changes

My Opinion

Adding revenue streams to your business

This week we have seen a little movement in home loan rates, but we would have to stress it is only little. With the Reserve Bank loosening, ever so slightly, its LVR restrictions it will be interesting to see if that generates a little more activity from lenders.