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Archive for January 2018

Canada, Australia & the US – One of these things is not like the others

As we enter 2018 with Australian housing markets weakening according to Corelogic, it bears considering the risks that may be inherent in the housing and mortgage markets. The link to this post compares the Canadian, Australian and US housing markets and reveals some concerning statistics. Comparing these markets could be quite insightful as both Canada…

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Industry veteran questions compliance of ‘robo’ brokers

This article originally appeared in The Adviser, by James Mitchell on 10 Jan 2018. One mortgage industry veteran has questioned online broking models and warned players operating in the space to ensure that they are compliant with consumer credit laws. Traditional mortgage brokers are under increasing pressure from regulators and new digital entrants. ASIC’s review of…

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