Media

Martin North, Digital Finance Analytic’s founding Principal and banking sector analyst, willingly engages with the media offering informed, objective and independent views on banking, financial services and broader economic policy issues. He has a special interest in the dynamics of the housing sector. Requests by Media for interviews can be made here.

We have high quality video recording facilities (as well as skype over NBN) and so can create broadcast standard content to meet tight media deadlines, as well as content for our video blogs.

Recent media citations relating to Digital Finance Analytics are listed below. Where possible links are provided to the original source material.

12 May 2017 – ABC Radio National – PM – New bank levy could actually leave regional customers better off: analyst

10 May 2017 – ABC News – Budget bank levy sets dangerous precedent for other sectors, finance experts warn

10 May 2017 – Sydney Morning Herald – Customers unlikely to escape the bank tax

08 May 2017 – The Australian Business Review – Westpac boss Brian Hartzer insulating the house

04 May 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – Genworth Mortgage Insurance warns of risky loans

03 May 2017 – ABC News – Severe mortgage stress puts 52,000 Australian households at risk of defaulting, analyst says

03 May 2017 – The Guardian Australia – Wealthy feel pinch of housing costs as one in four Australians face mortgage stress

03 May 2017 – ABC Radio Melbourne – Jon Faine – Mortgage Stress

01 May 2017 – Australian Financial Review – Record Numbers Under Mortgage Stress

29 Apr 2017 – The Weekend Australian Business Review – APRA crackdown fails to cool hot property

28 Apr 2017 – Australian Financial Review – ANZ raises rates as new figures show lending up

27 Apr 2017 – ABC 7:30 – Good and Bad Debt

24 Apr 2017 – Seven News Melbourne – Mortgage Stress

24 Apr 2017 – Nine News – Mortgage Stress

24 Apr 2017 – Australian Financial Review – Lenders use regulatory clampdown to squeeze borrowers and savers

24 Apr 2017 – 3AW – Victorian Mortgage Stress

24 Apr 2017 – Herald Sun – Victorian mortgage stress and interest rates put homes on the brink

17 Apr 2017 – Sydney Morning Herald –‘This thing’s gonna blow’: Top economists’ interest rate warning

17 Apr 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe zeroes in on bank lending

17 Apr 2017 – The Wellington Times – ‘This thing’s gonna blow’: Top economists’ interest rate warning

13 Apr 2017 – ABC Radio Melbourne – Jon Faine – Using Super For Housing

11 Apr 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – Small lenders follow big banks in rate rises

08 Apr 2017 – WSWS.Org. Mounting concerns over Australian housing bubble.

08 Apr 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – One in three Sydney landlords risk income shortfall.

07 Apr 2017  – The Australian Financial Review – Housing Correction ‘won’t be orderly’

06 Apr 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – Malcolm Turnbull backs RBA warning as household debt hits new record

05 Apr 2017 – ABC News – Australia’s household debt crisis is worse than ever

04 Apr 2017 – ABC The Drum – Mortgage Stress

04 Apr 2017 – ABC Adelaide – Mortgage Stress

04 Apr 2017 – ABC RN Breakfast – APRA’s investor lending limits

04 Apr 2017 – ABC Radio AM/News Radio – Rising Mortgage Stress

31 Mar 2017 – ABC Radio The World Today – APRA further tightens on loans to property investors

30 Mar 2017 –  News.com.au – Rising interest rates will cool property market

28 Mar 2017 – The Australian Business Review – IMF call on lending rules gives regulators food for thought

27 Mar 2017 – The NewDaily – Property prices continue to soar in an already hot market

27 Mar 2017 – The Australian Financial Review -CBA to mortgage brokers: Beat rivals by churning

24 Mar 2017 – ABC News Radio – Mortgage Rate Rises and the Property Market

22 Mar 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – Property investors, agents lured with discounts, holidays, perks

20 Mar 2017 – ABC The Business – First Time Buyers and Super

18 Mar 2017 – Talking Lifestyle (2UE) – Housing Market

18 Mar 2017 – The Australian – Banks pull back in loan stress zones

16 Mar 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – NAB lifts rates for owner occupiers and investors

16 Mar 2017 – ABC News – US Federal Reserve’s move will lift Australian interest rates too

16 Mar 2017 – Herald-Sun – Landlords young and old exposed to rate rises

16 Mar 2017 – The Australian – Mortgage market faces shake-up as banks raise investor rates

15 Mar 2017 – The Australian Financial Review -Property investors ‘materially dependent’ on rent face steep rate hike

15 Mar 2017 – The Australian Financial Review – Young affluent homeowners in NSW most at risk if rates rise, JPMorgan warns

15 Mar 2017 – ABC News – Investors warned to brace for up to 3pc in mortgage interest rate rises

15 Mar 2017 – Sydney Morning Herald – Credit-card rates high, but personal-loan rates also too high

14 Mar 2017 – News.com.au – Getting a home loan is about to get tougher for property investors

14 Mar 2017 – The Australian Business Review – RBA Set to Double Down On Property

07 Mar 2017 – Sydney Morning Herald – APRA fires warning shot over commercial property lending

07 Mar 2017 – The Fifth Estate – Victoria’s housing affordability salvo scores some hits and misses

05 Mar 2017 – Herald Sun – ATM withdrawals sinking fast as smartphone technology takes over

03 Mar 2017 – Australian Financial Review – More than 1 million Australians face mortgage strife

03 Mar 2017 – ABC Radio Melbourne – Housing Affordability and Home Owner Grants

02 Mar 2017 – News.com.au – Annual growth in Sydney house prices the strongest in 14 years

01 Mar 2017 – Australian Business Review – Investors driving a red-hot market

25 Feb 2017 – ABC News 24 Weekend Breakfast – Housing Affordability

21 Feb 2017 – 2UE Smart Money – First Time Buyers and the Bank of Mum and Dad

21 Feb 2017 – Australian Business Review – Pressure on banks to cut high credit card interest rates

20 Feb 2017 – Australian Business Review – Survey shows property investment mood hit by bank curbs

16 Feb 2017 – News.com.au – Parents forking out an average of $85,000 to help kids with a home deposit

16 Feb 2017 – ABC News – Commonwealth Bank raises investor loan rates to stay within APRA speed limit

13 Feb 2017 – Australian Business Review – RBA APRA should curb investor loans

08 Feb 2017 – ABC Radio National – PM – Stressed out borrowers waiting weeks for financial counselling services as household debt soars

08 Feb 2017 – ABC Radio News – High Household Mortgage Debt

07 Feb 2017 – Ten Eyewitness News – Property puzzle more convoluted as Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold

07 Feb 2017 – Australian Financial Review – CBA unit Bankwest pulls property investor loans

02 Feb 2017 – The Daily Telegraph – NSW real estate: Mortgage stress begins to bite in elite Sydney suburbs

02 Feb 2017 – ABC Radio Newcastle – The Bank of Mum and Dad

01 Feb 2017 – Australian Financial Review – NAB turns up heat on property lending rivals

01 Feb 2017 – The Australian Business Review – ING revision clouds housing data

26 Jan 2017 – The Australian – Fears of crackdown as investor lending surges

19 Jan 2017 – Your Mortgage – One in five Aussies in danger of losing their homes if interest rates rise

18 Jan 2017 – The Chronicle – City suburb has highest ‘mortgage stress’ in Oz

18 Jan 2017 – ABC News 24 – Household Mortgage Rate Sensitivity

18 Jan 2017 – Nine.com.au – Aussie homeowners at risk of losing homes if rates rise

18 Jan 2017 – News.com.au – One in five homeowners will struggle with rate rise of less than 0.5%

18 Jan 2017 – Australian Business Review – Calls for rate hike to check pace of debt accumulation

17 Jan 2017 – The West Australian – Pilbara mortgage default risk high

17 Jan 2017 – Australian Financial Review – Home loan rates heading higher as funding costs rise, competition eases

17 Jan 2017 – 2UE Smart Money – Affluent Mortgage Stress

12 Jan 2017 – ABC News -Home loan and credit card interest rates rise in late-2016 even as RBA stays on hold

12 Jan 2017 – Your Mortgage – Wealthier households are more vulnerable to mortgage stress

12 Jan 2017 – The Australian – Mining states hit by sharp drop in home loan activity, says AFG

12 Jan 2017 –Herald Sun – Affluent Melbourne homeowners considered at high risk of mortgage default: new research

11 Jan 2017 – Smart Property Investment – Young, affluent borrowers most exposed to rate rises

11 Jan 2017 – The Australian – Deutsche Bank: mortgage payments steady despite rising rates

09 Jan 2017 – ABC TV News 24 – Affluent Mortgage Stress

09 Jan 2017 – ABC News – Wealthiest suburbs among most vulnerable to mortgage stress

09 Jan 2017 – Australian Financial Review – Affluent Suburbs feel heat from rising property costs

03 Jan 2017 – Channel Nine News – House Prices and Mortgage Default

21 Dec 2016 – The Australian – Fears rise as mortgage stress strikes bush, city

15 Dec 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Home loans expected to jump 80 basis points

14 Dec 2016 – The Australian – CBA adds to property investors’ debt pain

13 Dec 2016 – In The Black – The Bank of Mum and Dad: what do families and their advisers need to consider?

09 Dec 2016 – ABC – Interest rates on mortgages likely to rise, despite steady Reserve Bank

09 Dec 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Lenders slash property loans by up to 155 basis points

09 Dec 2016 – ABC Radio AM – Mortgage rates on the rise in bank Christmas cheer

07 Dec 2016 – News.com.au – Caution as interest-only mortgages continue to rise

02 Dec 2016 – Australian Financial Review – How to slash mortgage costs using new opportunities

02 Dec 2016 – Australian Financial Review – CBA hikes mortgage rates by 65 basis points

29 Nov 2016 – Australian Financial Review  -‘Unprecedented’ gap in mortgage rates hits 240 basis points

28 Nov 2016 – News.com.au – US Election result hits Australian home buyers, with mortgage interest rates on the rise

25 Nov 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Big banks hike mortgage costs by up to 60 basis points

25 Nov 2016  – The Australian – Cash no longer king as Citi ends face-to-face time with tellers

25 Nov 2016 – The Australian – Big banks face closer scrutiny, reduced pricing power

25 Nov 2016 –  Australian Financial Review – Real estate trusts down but not out

23 Nov 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Property lenders hike rates by 60 basis points

19 Nov 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Bank squeeze on top-end suburbs

18 Nov 2016 – Finder.com.au – “Trump effect” pushing up fixed rates for home loans in Australia

18 Nov 2016 – Lock in low mortgage rates before it’s too late

16 Nov 2016 – The Motley Fool – It’s begun: Banks have started raising mortgage rates

15 Nov 2016  – Australian Financial Review – Big lenders raise mortgage rates by up to 45 basis points

08 Nov 2016 – The Australian – CBA’s $2.4bn profit belies sector stress

04 Nov 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Attempts to cool over-heating property market are failing, analysis reveals

02 Nov 2016 – The NewDaily -More people are struggling with mortgage repayments

02 Nov 2016 – Australian Financial Review -Lenders ‘discreetly’ raise property borrowers’ rates

28 Oct 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Mortgage refinance tips: check fees to make switch worthwhile

24 Oct 2016 – Australian Financial Review – APRA demands more details on mortgage borrower income

24 Oct 2016 – 2GB –  Ross Greenwood – The Property Market At An Inflection Point

21 Oct 2016 –  Australian Financial Review – NAB cracks down on property lending to ‘reduce risk’

19 Oct 2016 – The Australian Business Review – Banks’ mortgage price war will hurt dividends

19 Oct 2016 – The Age – Mortgage price war could threaten bank dividends

19 Oct 2016 –  Australian Financial Review – Investors, refinancing to dominate mortgages: JPMorgan

16 Oct 2016 – The New Daily – RBA: Melbourne and Brisbane face apartment supply shocks

13 Oct 2016 – Your Mortgage – More parents are helping finance their kids’ first-home purchases

11 Oct 2016 – Yahoo7 Finance – Why the Aussie banks have you in a headlock

11 Oct 2016 – Australian Financial Review – More lenders clamp down on interest-only loans

10 Oct 2016 – Bloomberg – Meet the Parents, Australia’s Fastest-Growing Housing Lender

05 Oct 2016 – ABC Radio National – PM – On The Banking Inquiry

04 Oct 2016 – News.com.au – Getting a home loan could get harder if regulators act on ‘red alert’ debt levels

04 Oct 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Westpac tightens interest-only investor home loans

04 Oct 2016 – The Advisor – ASIC review ‘unlikely to result in strategic shift’

03 Oct 2016 – The Australian – …Played Down Need For Foreign Property Buyer Inquiry

30 Sep 2016 – The Advisor – Broker Commissions Higher Than They Have Ever Been

28 Sep 2016 – Buzzfeed – This Graph About Buying A House Is Bleak

27 Sep 2016 – In The Black – Cashing in on real-time payments

23 Sep 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Property bargains close to the CBD

15 Sep 2016 – ABC TV 7:30 – Lenders Mortgage Insurance

14 Sep 2016 –  Australian Financial Review – Risky interest-only loans stage a comeback despite crackdown

05 Sep 2016 –  Sydney Morning Herald – Small businesses are shunning banks and turn to lender alternatives

25 Aug 2016 – AAP – Mortgage stress lurks despite low rates

23 Aug 2016 – Australian Finance Review – Westpac raises mortgage rates as battle for deposits heats up

10 Aug 2016 – ABC TV – The Business – CBA Results

10 Aug 2016 – ABC Evening TV News – CBA Results

03 Aug 2016 – News.com.au – Analyst warns against the ‘doomed loop’ of cutting interest rates

03 Aug 2016 – AAP – Rates cuts aren’t ‘passed on’

03 Aug 2016 – ABC RN Breakfast – Savers struggle as interest rates plummet

02 Aug 2016 – ABC News – Why the banks are lifting term deposits instead of cutting home loans more

28 Jul 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Lenders blacklist ‘non-genuine’ savings in home loan crackdown

22 Jul 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Banks in fixed-rate home loan ‘blitz’

14 Jul 2016 – Your Mortgage – Banks cut showcase fixed mortgage rates

13 Jul 2016 – Australian Financial Review – HSBC, BoQ, NAB, ANZ slash showcase fixed rates

07 July 2016 – 2GB –  Ross Greenwood – Prospect of Banks’ Ratings Downgrades

29 Jun 2016 – The Australian Business Review – Brexit hammers banks but systemic crisis averted

28 Jun 2016 – The Real Estate Conversation – How to make sense of mortgage backed securities

09 Jun 2016 – The NewDaily – It’s the rates sale of the century

09 Jun 2016 – Australian Financial Review – CBA to cut interest rates to lure property investors

08 Jun 2016  – Australian Financial Review – Lenders push new property loans to the limit

31 May 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Lenders offer couches and vouchers to attract home loan customers

30 May 2016 – Australian Financial Review – AMP bans loans to foreign buyers

27 May 2016 – The Australian – Residential property turmoil as lenders test APRA speed limit

27 May 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Why first-home buyers have it better than their parents

26 May 2016 – Australian Financial Review – CBA boosts scrutiny of mortgage applications

25 May 2016 – The Australian – Lenders return to property investors

24 May 2016 – ABC Radio Nation Breakfast – High Rise Lending Clamp Down

13 May 2016 – 2UE – On Google bans advertising of ‘payday’ loans globally

13 May 2016 – Australian Financial Review – How to trim your mortgage by $700 a month

12 May 2016 – ABC Radio National – PM – Google bans advertising of ‘payday’ loans globally

09 May 2016 – ShanghaiDaily – Banks admit to lending based on false foreign income

09 May 2016 – ABC Radio National – PM – Banks admit approving loans based on fraudulent foreign income information

07 May 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Rate cut, budget changes add fizz to flat property market

03 May 2016 – Australian Broker – Banks accused of overreaction on foreign lending

02 May 2016 – Australian Broker – BoQ in push to attract deposits

28 Apr 2016 – Australian Broker – IMF predicts Australia to have world’s second-highest inflation rate

22 Apr 2016 – The NewDaily – What middle men take from your mortgage

16 Apr 2016  – Australian Financial Review – Mortgage rate rises a wake-up call for property buyers

24 Mar 2016 – Mortgage Business – Mortgage ‘churn’ between major banks on the rise

24 Mar 2016 –  Australian Broker – Brokers key to success for new market in 2016

23 Mar 2016 – SBS News – Refinancing home loans new flavour of day

23 Mar 2016 –  Bloomberg – Refinancing to Drive Australian Mortgage Growth

23 Mar 2016 – Sydney Morning Herald – Wealthy investors most at risk of rate rise, capital hikes

23 Mar 2016 – The Australian – Property investment to remain solid despite slowing market

10 Mar 2016 – The Australian – Disruption Index

04 Mar 2016 – Business Insider – There is a fascinating – and frightening – paradox about Australian first home buyers

04 Mar 2016 – Business Insider – AFFLUENCE: The one characteristic Australians who negative gear have in common

01 Mar 2016 – Bloomberg – Sydney Dwelling Values Increase for a Second Straight Month

29 Feb 2016 – Macquarie Radio Perth – Household Debt

27 Feb 2016 – The Age – Hidden debt that no one is talking about (And it involves you)

27 Feb 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Truckie gears his portfolio ‘to the max’ with more than five investment properties

26 Feb 2016 – Women’s Agenda – Women vulnerable to high cost credit

19 Feb 2016 – Australian Financial Review – Sydney and Melbourne property ‘set for price correction’

12 Feb 2016 – Nine News – Affluent Mortgage Pain On Rate Rise

04 Feb 2016 – ABC Radio National Breakfast – Mortgage Discounts and House Prices

02 Dec 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Moula says small businesses still don’t trust fintech

02 Dec 2015 – Bloomberg – Price Cuts Herald Sydney Home-Boom End as Foreigners Retreat

24 Nov 2015 – 2GB –  Payments and Security of Paywave

19 Nov 2015 – AAP – Housing investors getting nervous

05 Nov 2015 – 2GB –  Ross Greenwood – Investment Mortgages

28 Oct 2015 – ABC TV News – NAB Results

23 Oct 2015 – 2GB – Ross Greenwood – Bank Capital and Mortgage Pricing

16 Oct 2015 – News.com – Payday loan mountain to top $1 billion as irresponsible lending skyrockets

15 Oct 2015 – ABC RN PM – Record home prices making housing less affordable and creating recession risk

13 Oct 2015 – Bloomberg – Home Flipping Frenzy in Sydney Sparks Warnings on Housing Risks

12 Oct 2015 – AAP – Not only savings used for home deposits

12 Oct 2015 – AAP – How First Time Buyers get into the market

30 Sept 2015 – Your Investment Property – Lending to tighten as banks look to avoid mortgage risk

30 Sep 2015 – MPA – Lending to tighten as banks look to avoid mortgage risk

23 Sep 2015 – Australian Broker Online – Brokers to reap benefits of shifting regulatory landscape

23 Sep 2015 – Mortgage Business – Almost 1 in 10 loans would fail underwriting standards: report

22 Sep 2015 – The Advisor – APRA a ‘convenient alibi’ for rate rises: report

15 Sep 2015 – Mortgage Business – More M&A deals expected from specialist lenders

11 Sep 2015 – Your Investment Property – Lending figures stir up debate over changes to investment loans

26 Aug 2015 – Leader – Essendon homeowners at risk of mortgage stress, Digital Finance Analytics report shows

23 Aug 2015 – Sunday Telegraph – Tasmanian suburbs feature in list of default risk areas

21 Aug 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Banks target owner-occupiers with interest rate deals

20 Aug 2015 – ABC RN Breakfast – ASIC to hand down results of inquiry into interest-only home loans

19 Aug 2015 – Seven News Sydney on Mortgage Defaults By Post Code

19 Aug 2015 – ABC Radio Perth – Mortgage Defaults By Post Code

18 Aug 2015 –  Australian Financial Review – Top 100 post codes at risk of mortgage default

18 Aug 2015 – 2GB – Ross Greenwood – Mortgage Defaults By Post Code

18 Aug 2015 – ABC Radio Newcastle – Mortgage Defaults By Post Code

17 Aug 2015 – SMH – NAB puts 40 postcodes on credit watch

17 Aug 2015 – Mortgage Business – Mortgage price hikes tipped to continue

12 Aug 2015 – ABC TV Evening News – Impact of Bank Capital Risings

10 Aug 2015 – Bloomberg – Australian Housing Seen Easing as Banks Rebuff Borrowers

06 Aug 2015 – ABC Radio on ANZ Capital raising and impact on profitability

04 Aug 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Business Day – Interest rate gap between investors and owner-occupiers to widen

03 Aug 2015 – Bloomberg – Sydney House Prices Soar to Biggest Gain in 13 Years

25 Jul 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Owner-occupiers could face loan rises of 0.25 per cent

21 Jul 2015 – Your Mortgage – Home loan risk pushing up mortgage costs?

21 Jul 2015 – Nine News First Time Buyers

21 Jul 2015 – Nine News on Capital Changes and Impact on First Time Buyers

20 Jul 2015 – Shanghai Daily – Australian banks to hold extra capital to cover mortgages: regulator

20 Jul 2015 – ABC The Business – Bank Capital and Impact on Mortgages

20 Jul 2015 – ABC News Online – Banks warn that APRA move on home loan risks will push up mortgage costs

20 Jul 2015 – ABC Radio National – The World Today – APRA warns big four banks on mortgage exposures

16 Jul 2015 – SBS TV News – Negative Gearing

16 Jul 2015 – ABC Radio National – AM – Reserve Bank calls for rethink on future of negative gearing

07 Jul 2015 – 3AW – Payday Lending

07 Jul 2015 – Herald Sun – Payday mayday as more seek emergency loans

01 Jul 2015 – ABC – 7:30 – First Time Buyer Investors or DFA Blog

01 Jul 2015 – Bloomberg – Sydney Home Prices Accelerate, Intensifying Pressure on RBA

01 Jul 2015 – The NewDaily – New great Australian dream: becoming a landlord

30 Jun 2015 – NextGov.com –Australia Ramps Up Digital Services

25 Jun 2015 – Bloomberg – China Goes on a $46 Billion Aussie Home Spending Spree

25 Jun 2015 – Australian Broker TV – Basel 4 and Brokers

25 Jun 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Chinese demand for a home in Australia as strong as ever

20 Jun 2015 – The Australian Financial Review – Taxpayers foot bill on 41 politician’s homes in Canberra

13 Jun 2015 – ABC Radio National – Saturday Extra – Discussion of the Week – Property

13 Jun 2015 – The Australian Financial Review – Big problems come in small package for unwary property investors

12 Jan 2015 – The Independent – Mum writes perfect letter to Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey about his ‘out of touch’ comments on house prices

11 Jun 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Rent and invest, how the Australian dream has reversed

11 Jun 2015 – The Australian – It’s daunting but not impossible to buy first time

11 Jun 2015 – Investor Daily – plays down property bubble talk

11 Jun 2015 – The Australian – Home Owners Not Locked Out Its Just Home Investment Over Occupation

11 Jun 2015 – The Australian – Banks warned against capital raisings to meet Basel rules

11 Jun 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – ANZ’s Mike Smith warns on cheap-credit risks

11 Jun 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Why first home buyers are becoming property investors

10 Jun 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald Business Day – Profits on mortgages to halve for major lenders

10 Jun 2015 – The Courier Mail – doubts regional banks should copy any big-lender lift to home loans to cover regulations

10 Jun 2015 – Australian Financial Review – First-home buyers get investment properties, not homes

10 Jun 2015 – Business Spectator – First home buyers invest instead

10 Jun 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Basel 4 changes to hurt owner occupiers, but non-bank lenders offer hope

09 Jun 2015 – Nine News – First Time Buyers

06 Jun 2015 – Australian Finance Review – Property Boom’s Winners and Loosers

05 Jun 2015 –  Australian Finance Review – Australia Becoming a Nation of Landlords

16 May 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Budget a game-changer for residential property

08 May 2015 – The Age – The Four Challenges The Big Banks Face

08 May 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – The Four Challenges The Big Banks Face

06 May 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – How to switch your bank to take advantage of record low interest rates

01 May 2015 – Your Mortgage – Wages fail to keep pace with soaring house prices

01 May 2015 – ABC The Business – Outlook for Bank Profits

30 Apr 2015 – BRW -$60k in 3 minutes: how peer-to-peer invoice financing worked for Tasmania’s The Foundry

30 Apr 2013 – Your Mortgage – Wage growth slows as Sydney house prices jump

30 Apr 2015  – Independent Ireland – Sydney price surge sparks bubble fears

28 Apr 2015 – Australian Financial Review – Sydney home prices are growing five-times faster than wages

27 Apr 2015 – Bloomberg – Sydney Home Prices Surging at 5 Times Wages Fuel Bubble Woes

14 Apr 2015 – ABC The Business – Australian banks’ mortgage concentration worries analysts

14 Apr 2015 – ABC Online – Australian banks’ mortgage concentration worries analysts

11 Apr 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Banks look vulnerable as lucrative loans market gets personal online

26 Mar 2015 – The Advisor – Digital Disruption

25 Mar 2015 – Australian Finance Review – Reserve Bank’s R filled warnings across real estate, but no intervention signalled

19 Mar 2015 – 2UE – Overseas Investors

19 Mar 2015 – 3AW – Overseas Investors

19 Mar 2015 – Australian Banking and Finance – Capital impost coming on investor home loans

18 Mar 2015 – ABC Radio – PM – Foreign Buyers Make Up 9% Of The Property Market

18 Mar 2015 – ABC On line – Foreign Buyers Make Up 9% Of Property Market

09 Mar 2015 – Australian Banking and Finance – APRA and ASIC need cultural shift

21  Feb 2015 – ABC Online – Bad financial advice costs NAB millions in compensation to customers

21 Feb 2015 – ABC Radio National – AM – Bad financial advice costs NAB millions in compensation to customers

21 Feb 2015 – ABC News Radio – Bad financial advice costs NAB millions in compensation to customers

18 Feb 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Business Day – Banks shadow box with online business lenders

10 Feb 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Business Day -Housing boom tipped to ‘get bubbly’ as mortgage rates fall

10 Feb 2015 – Bloomberg – Aussie Housing Bubble Seen Inflating After Rate Cut

04 Feb 2015 – ABC Online – Banking analyst Martin North says demand for fixed rates is high

04 Feb 2015 – ABC Radio – The World Today – RBA rate cut sparks flurry of action on markets

31 Jan 2015 – Australian Finance Review – Baby Boomers Rate Cut Risk

22 Jan 2015 – The Australian – Residential Property Enjoys Strong Year

20 Jan 2015 – Business Spectator – Where Fitch got it wrong on housing

15 Jan 2015 – Financial Standard – One third of first home buyers are investors

14 Jan 2015 – ABC Online – First time home buyers turn investor to get tax benefits

14 Jan 2015 – Australian Banking and Finance – Banks Should Target Downsizers For Deposits

14 Jan 2015 – The NewDaily – Is now the right time to buy your first property?

13 Jan 2015 – ABC Radio National – PM – Research shows most homes make a profit on resale

13 Jan 2015 – ABC News Radio – First Time Buyers And Investment Property

09 Jan 2015 – Bloomberg- Aussie Landlords Swallow Losses to Bet on Price Gains

09 Jan 2015 – Sydney Morning Herald – Landlords swallow losses to bet on price gains

27 Dec 2014 – Australian Financial Review – Analysts warn savers may face further pressure in 2015

23 Dec 2014 – ABC Online – BIS outlines higher capital requirements for banks

08 Dec 2014 – ABC The Drum – Financial System Review

07 Dec 2014 – ABC Radio – Expectations of the Financial System Review

20 Oct 2014 – ABC Radio – The World Today – House Construction Pushes NSW To Top Of Economic Charts

17 Oct 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Property Investors Mindful of RBA’s Warnings

04 Oct 2014 – Australian Financial Review – RBA faces the daunting challenge of housing

30 Sep 2014 – 2GB – Ross Greenwood Money Show on Mortgage Stress

29 Sep 2014 – Channel 9 News – Mortgage Stress If Rates Were To Rise

26 Sep 2014 – Australian Broker – Commission shake-up rewards broker loyalty

25 Sep 2014 – ABC Radio National – AM – RBA under pressure to deal with property price bubble

22 Sep 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – The case for a higher D-SIB charge

10 Sep 2014 – Sydney Morning Herald – RBA keeps the brakes on – or does it?

05 Sep 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – BIS Warning on Australian High Debt

04 Sep 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Regulation to Hit Mortgage Lenders Discounts

04 Sep 2014 – The Australian – Murray Review could lift costs

04 Sep 2014 – Australian Financial Review – Banks get choosy on loan discounts

04 Sept 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – RBA ready to use macro-prudential tools

03 Sep 2014 – Mortgage Business – Non-majors forced to write riskier loans

26 Aug 2014 – ABC Radio The World Today – Risky Subprime Mortgages Staging Comeback In Australia

16 Aug 2014 – Ten Eyewitness News – Banks and their margins on home loans

16 Aug 2014 – Sydney Daily Telegraph – Banks should pass on interest rate cuts denied customers

28 Jul 2014 – Boomberg – Australian Regulators Watch as Debt Drives Up Prices: Mortgages

22 Jul 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Interim FSI report overlooks consumers

17 Jul 2014 – ABC News – The Drum – The Incredible Morphing FOFA Beast

16 Jul 2014 – 2UE Radio – High LVR Mortgage Lending

15 Jul 2014 – ABC Radio The World Today – Murray’s Interim Financial System Report Hints At Little Major Reform

14 Jul 2014 – ABC The Business – Lenders Mortgage Insurance

14 Jul 2014 – ABC TV News – Lender Mortgage Insurance

14 Jul 2014 – ABC Melbourne – John Faine Programme – High LVR Mortgage Lending

14 Jul 2014 – Australian Financial Review – The $2500 house deposit – high risk mortgages return

13 Jul 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Australian loan-to-income ratios exceed UK

04 Jul 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Dissecting The Household Savings Ratio

30 Jun 2014 – ABC Radio National – The World Today – Bank for International Settlements sees higher risks for Australian Banks

12 Jun 2014 – ABC News On Line – Australia has third highest house prices

12 Jun 2014 – ABC Radio National – The World Today – Australian Housing

05 Jun 2014 – Smart Company – Banks pocket more profit from SME loans than mortgages

27 May 2014 – Sydney Morning Herald – Low Deposit Mortgages at Two-Year High

24 Apr 2014 – ABC Radio National PM – High Risk Loans Return to Mortgage Market

10 Apr 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – QBE frets about viability of LMI products

09 Apr 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Hat trick of disrupters coming this way

07 Apr 2014 – Australian Financial Review – Mobile puts power over banks products in consumer hands

05 Apr 2014 – The Age – Seminar cashes in on SMF property itch

04 Apr 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Bleak Future for Bank Branches

03 Apr 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Digital threat to bank brand value

03 Apr 2014  – Australian Broker – Tech could topple Big Four dominance

02 Apr 2014 – Financial Review – Mortgage report shows property prices “way too high”

02 Apr 2014 – ABC The Business on Property Investors

02 Apr 2014 – ABC News 24 – Banking’s Digital Revolution

02 Apr 2014 – Australian Broker – Stop sitting on your hands, RBA

19 Mar 2014 – ABC The Business – Foreign Property Investment

19 Mar 2014 – ABC TV Evening News – Foreign Property Investment

06 Feb 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – Spotlight on Australian shadow banking

04 Feb 2014 – The Telegraph – Rates Forecast to Stay Low

23 Jan 2014 – Business Week – Australians in Record Loan Spree as House Prices Soar

23 Jan 2014 – The Washington Post – Australians in Record Loan Spree

20 Jan 2014 – Australian Banking and Finance – The Real Risk In The Housing Market

05 Dec 2013 – NineMSN Finance – Bank lending is becoming more risky

03 Dec 2013 – Bloomberg – Australian Banks’ Risky Loans

02 Dec 2013 – Bloomberg Business Week on Australians Trading Up

28 Nov 2013 – Banking Day – Down-Traders skew the housing finance market

28 Nov 2013 – The Australian – Little credit growth this time

27 Nov 2013 – ABC News 24 – The Business on House Prices and Credit Growth

27 Nov 2013 – ABC 7:30 on Foreign Investors

27 Nov 2013 – ABC Radio National PM – Government Inquiry Needed

27 Nov 2013 – Australian Financial Review – Why the housing cycle is different this time

27 Nov 2013 – ABC Online – Banking analyst wants Federal Government Inquiry

25 Nov 2013 – The Age on Highly Leverage Homes

14 Nov 2013 – WA News – SME Survey Results and Cash Flow Issues

13 Nov 2013 – WA News – High LVR Loans

12 Nov 2103 – Sydney Morning Herald on Lending Standards

11 Nov 2013 – ABC News Online – First Time Buyers Locked Out

11 Nov 2013 – ABC Radio National PM – First Time Buyers Locked Out

11 Nov 2013 – Smart Investor on the Property Boom

11 Nov 2013 – ABC Evening News on Investment and First Time Buyer Loans

11 Nov 2013 – ABC Radio National – The World Today on The Mortgage Market

11 Nov 2013 – Sydney Morning Herald – Loan To Value Ratios and First Time Buyers

04 Nov 2013 – ABC News Radio on Bank Results and APRA

04 Nov 2013 – ABC Radio National – The World Today on Bank Results and APRA

28 Oct 2013 – ABC 24 – The Business on the Property Market

09 Oct 2013 – The Australian on Small and Medium Business Report and Mining Boom Impact

09 Oct 2013 – The Motley Fool – Risk of Mining Debt Lower For Banks According to DFA Survey

02 Oct 2013 – Australian Financial Review on the Rise of Non-Conforming Lending

01 Oct 2013 – ABC 7:30 on a Potential Property Bubble

15 May 2013 – Channel 9 News on CBA Results

11 Apr 2013 – Australian Banking and Finance on Bank Funding Costs

10 Apr 2013 – ABC 24 – The Business on House Prices and Bank Funding

16 Oct 2012 – ABC 7:30 on First Time Buyer Stress

16 Oct 2012 – The Age on Mortgage Refinancing

16 Oct 2102 – The Australian – Negative Equity and Bank Lending

23 Sept 2012 – Sydney Morning Herald on First Time Buyer Incentives

20 Sept 2012 – News.com on First Time Buyer Mortgage Stress

17 Apr 2012 – ABC 24 – The Business on House Prices and Bank Funding

 

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