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Mortgages in Australia: Market Research Report

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Mortgages Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0010 | Jul 2015

Variable conditions: Interest rates hikes are set to increase industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Mortgages market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$76bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-3.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
157,782
Businesses
117
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Mortgages industry plays a key role in the dream of home ownership for many households, and this is evident in the growing asset base of the overall industry. The beginning of the past five-year period was characterised by consumer deleveraging, low credit availability and generally low consumer sentiment. This started to change, however, as the government lowered the official cash rate and implemented numerous assistance programs to support growth in the residential housing market. As a result, the value of mortgages issued by the industry has grown over the past five years. New loan approvals declined in 2010-11, but have grown at an increasing rate since then. In March 2014, approvals of new loans were 27.7% higher than in the previous year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has high barriers to entry. To be able to issue home loans, a lending institution needs to have access to capital used to finance loans. Therefore, a firm considering entry into the Mortgage industry in Australia must first establish a reliable source of funding. The cost of funding is important because it determines how competitively priced the new entrant's products will be. Since the exit of investors from securitisation markets following the global financial crisis, funding has become far more difficult to obtain, resulting in increased barriers to entry.

Entrants that are able to overcome the funding issues must also have adequate distribution channels and the geographic reach to be able to compete successfully... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Mortgages Industry?

This industry comprises the mortgage lending activities of authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs). ADIs include banks, building societies and credit unions. A mortgage is a loan secured by real property with features such as loan size, maturity, interest rate and payment method. Loan size depends mostly on the value of the securing property. Mortgages can be refinanced to reflect property revaluations. The industry does not include mortgage brokers.

Industry Products
Standard variable loansBasic variable loansFixed-rate loansLine of credit
 
Industry Activities
Mortgage originationMortgage refinancing


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