As Australia’s banking sector continues its recovery from the perfect storm of APRA restraints, the Royal Commission and resulting Hayne Report - pre-sale criteria continues to constrict residential development, lenders are looking to size up loan books and scramble to develop new products for the changing market and many anticipate an interest rate decrease, according to Stamford Capital’s Real Estate Debt Capital Markets Survey 2019.

More than 100 active lenders participated in the national survey from major trading banks and non-bank lenders to super funds, foreign banks, private financiers and second-tier trading banks. The annual survey is the second to date and is becoming a barometer of lending sentiment and an early identifier of market trends.

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