Media Release: MFAA Finalists

ALIC makes their MFAA Excellence Awards mark   The Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) has announced The Australian Lending & Investment Centre, along with key staff members among the finalists for the industry’s…
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No need to act

The Reserve Bank of Australia has revealed the decision of today’s monthly board meeting. In a widely-anticipated move, the RBA decided to keep the official cash rate on hold at its record low of 1.50 per cent, which it has been since…

APRA changes and what do they mean?

In rapid succession, both the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) have recently made public announcements regarding interest-only residential mortgage lending. APRA…

Who doesn't want a new car?

The first few months of this year have been and gone, and, compared to last year’s all-time record, the market is already ahead of pace. According to VFACTS data supplied by car-makers and compiled by the Federal Chamber of Automotive…
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10 Lessons Learned in 2016

2016 has thrown up more than one surprise, with a reality TV host now moving into the White House. What else did we learn and how will this impact you in 2017? Let's take a look back......... Bah Hum’bank’: Rates don’t go down…

Victoria's Best Brokers named with ALIC best at both ends

The top brokers, brokerages, lender BDMs and loan administrators of Victoria have been crowned at The Adviser’s Better Business Awards in Melbourne. The awards were held last night at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Mark…

Banking information you need to know now

You will have seen significant changes to the property and lending landscapes over the last 2 years and this has continued into 2017, with a number of banks and funders moving their rates or changing their Polices. Some of the changes…

Should investors be buying in the current market?

We get asked regularly whether clients should be investing in today’s property market and the responses vary. Everyone’s situation is different and is due to their individual circumstances, market expectations, current finances and of course…

The 30 second home loan....

What do you get from a 30 second home loan? Indigestion. After watching ‘The Founder’ (the story of McDonalds) and how the world was introduced to the 30 second burger, I began to wonder what this time saving is actually costing us. In…

What's Rentvesting?

As a representative of Gen Y, I will be the first to put my hand up to admit that I am incredibly demanding and I want everything. In a society where I can almost write a sentence purely with acronyms, the English language is quite frankly at…