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Equity lenders prepare to take on reverse mortgages
WWW.THESHEET.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2007
... first non-government shared equity loan, Rismark's equity finance mortgage, is being marketed at this stage to first home buyers and families that want to trade up, but it will not be long before the product is being offered to retirees. Rismark International ...
Daily economic round-up
PETER BELL  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2006
... as did owner occupied housing. The value of fixed term investment loans fell by 1.4 per cent. The number of first home buyers as a percentage of total owner occupied housing finance decreased from 16.8 per cent in July to 16.1 per cent in August. Fixed ...
First time home buyers locked out: Genworth
A leading mortgage report has highlighted data revealing that the number of first home buyers had fallen from its historical average last year despite the rise of more consumer-friendly home loan products. According to the latest Genworth Financial ...
Economic round-up
PETER BELL  |  TUESDAY, 15 AUG 2006
... 5.3 per cent in the June quarter to be about 6.1 per cent lower than it was last Christmas. The HIA said that first home buyers are typically committing 27.9 per cent of their income towards mortgage repayments.
Daily economic report
PETER BELL  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2006
... loans approved which was the highest share of fixed rate loans since 1998. Simultaneously the share of loans to first home buyers fell to 17 per cent which is the lowest level since the middle of last year. These figures indicate some pessimism creeping ...
New mortgage products as homebuyers return to the market
... Datamonitor's report, Mortgage Products for Australia First Time, has forecasted that with lending commitments to first home buyers totalling $25.7 billion new mortgage products will emerge in the market. The report revealed how the return of first home ...
Home loan affordability lowest in over eight years
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2004
... across Australia was at its lowest in more than eight years at the end of 2003, making it even more difficult for first home buyers to enter the property market. During the December quarter of 2003, home loan affordability in every state and territory ...
Victorian government lifts mortgage tax
AAP  |  THURSDAY, 26 FEB 2004
The Victorian government will lift mortgage stamp duty for first home buyers while retaining the heftier tax levied on property purchase prices. Premier Steve Bracks said the state tax would be dropped from July 1 this year, a reprieve worth up to $200 ...
Home lending falls for first time in almost 12 months: ABS
AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 DEC 2003
... The average loan size eased back slightly to $187,500 - the first fall in six months - and the proportion of first home buyers was steady at a record low of 13.4 per cent. Interest rates rose in November for the first time in almost 18 months, and improving ...
Australians still hungry for property AMP indicator reveals
... homebuyer activity since September 2002. AMP Henderson Global Investors' chief economist Shane Oliver said, "First home buyers are being pushed aside by higher than normal activity by investors which has not only caused housing prices to surge, but has ...
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