Archive for February 2017

You need a broker, now more than ever

Media reports supported the rhetoric this week, that banks are tightening their lending criteria, with the CBA announcing it will suspend its new lending to housing investor customers who were looking to refinance and coming from a different bank. It’s possible the other banks will make similar statements in the coming weeks. This is nothing to be…

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Housing affordability: Some solutions at last?

It was welcome news to hear the new Premier of NSW Gladys Berejiklian announce housing affordability as one of her top priorities. And the optimist in me is hopeful that on the back of the Federal Government’s decision to send Treasurer Scott to the UK to research a government-backed bond scheme that would give affordable housing…

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