The concept of a mortgaged home is illustrated by a dollar sign overlaid
by a yellow house with a red chimney. As home values have declined
in recent years, second mortgages have become less available to "underwater" homeowners.
Property investors lead home loan surge
Housing investors lead a strong jump in mortgage lending in November, adding credence to other signs of a bounce in the Australian housing market.
Michael Janda. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:44:23 +1100.