Mortgage stress has halved, just 2% behind on repayments
19 September 2014 - Property Observer
Homebuyer Confidence Index has risen 7.3 points in September, largely as a result of low interest rates reducing mortgage stress. First home buyers that purchased over the past 12 months were significant contributors to the lift in confidence, at a high not reported since September 2012, while mortgage stress in general is significantly lower.
Mortgage borrowers feeling increasingly confident
19 September 2014 - The Adviser
Homebuyers are feeling more confident and experiencing less mortgage stress, although fewer people think now is a good time to buy. The Genworth Homebuyer Confidence Index for September has climbed to 98.1, after sitting at 92.4 per cent the year before.
Homebuyers feeling more confident
19 September 2014 - Australian Broker Online
Homebuyer confidence has risen as significantly fewer homeowners are experiencing mortgage stress. The Genworth Homebuyer Confidence Index rose to 98.1 in September, up 7.3 from 90.8 in March.
Genworth Homebuyer Confidence Index rises 7.3 points in September
18 September 2014 - Genworth
The Genworth Homebuyer Confidence Index rose to 98.1 in September from 90.8 in March driven by significantly fewer homeowners who have experienced mortgage stress over the past 12 months or who expect to experience stress in the upcoming 12 months.
LMI makes sense, say prominent brokers
02 September 2014 - The Adviser
Prominent brokers have endorsed LMI as part of a Genworth campaign to promote mortgage insurance.
Genworth looking to clear up 'common misconceptions' with new online portal
29 August 2014 - Property Observer
Genworth Australia chief commercial officer Bridget Sakr says that consumers have some common misconceptions about lenders mortgage insurance (LMI), which are often due to a lack of understanding about what it is.