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Fear of further rate hikes drives spike in fixed rate mortgages

One of Australia's largest aggregation groups has seen a significant increase in fixed-rate home loans being written in the first three months of 2016. The latest AFG Mortgage Index, released last week, showed that fixed-rate home loan products peaking at 17.7 per cent of the group's total volume for the quarter.

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Organising your finances

Is it always tomorrow, next week, next month or next year that you're going to get your finances in order? Today is the day to tackle your finances head on. Here are some important things to take into consideration.

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One in ten investors unable to obtain finance

A new report has revealed the extent to which regulatory requirements and tighter mortgage lending standards have shackled investors.The JP Morgan Australian Mortgage Industry Report, released last month, revealed that up to 10 per cent of investors are now unable to obtain the finance they need to continue acquiring property.

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Lenders turnaround times

Clients find a home of their dreams, sign a contract, see their Bank or Broker, lodged their loan and then .............nothing for 3 weeks.... 3 weeks!

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