Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Firefighter Kenneth Greene

first_img Flag Order,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex and throughout the City of Philadelphia to fly at half-staff to honor fallen Philadelphia firefighter Lieutenant Kenneth Greene.Lieutenant Kenneth Greene passed away on September 14th from injuries sustained while working in the line of duty on September 3rd.The Commonwealth Flag shall remain lowered at half-staff until his interment. The United States Flag should remain at full-staff during this tribute. September 15, 2017 Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Firefighter Kenneth Greenecenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Landing home loans may become easier following royal commission

first_img Queenslanders the most well off in nation MORE: >>FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK<< The banking, financial advice, superannuation and insurance sectors didn’t go unscathed either, as Mr Hayne handed down a series of recommendations to get them to lift their game and leave customers better, not worse off. ANZ has hinted that obtaining a home loan may become a little easier after the banking royal commission. IMAGE: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg.He said it was hard to predict when the market would rise again as it was the first time the country had a downturn cycle like this caused by credit.“Every other downturn has been caused by higher interest rates,” he said.Mr Plank’s comments came after Kenneth Hayne’s Royal Commission final report delivered what could be a potentially fatal blow for the mortgage broking industry. Speaking to The Courier-Mail ahead of today’s Property Council 2019 Outlook lunch, ANZ’s head of Australian Economics David Plank said in terms of policy, most of the credit tightening measures were already in the system. Suburb saves buyers big dollarscenter_img Popular pad sells in a flash David Plank, Head of Australian Economics, ANZ. Source Linkedin“The royal commission final report doesn’t point to any further need for banks to tighten,” Mr Plank said.“But there is still some way to go to implement all the steps that they’ve got in place, so you’ll probably see some further tightening, but the vast bulk of it’s through.”He said it was unlikely there would be any additional shocks and for home buyers to expect increased competition among borrowers.“I think we’ll see at the margin some relaxation perhaps in criteria as they think about what they’re going to do with investor only loans,” he said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours ago Brisbane had it’s down turn a few years ago, when there were short lived concerns about an oversupply of apartments.One of the big four banks has hinted that getting a home loan may become a little easier following the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. “The regulator has made it clear that they don’t want to see any further tightening so it’s possible that they get greater clarity on what they need and that greater certainty might lead to some easing up on some of the credit constraints.”Mr Plank said he expected Brisbane’s property market to continue to be stable throughout 2019.“Brisbane had it’s down turn a few years ago, when there was short lived concerns about an oversupply of apartments, but those concerns I think have faded,” he said. RELATED:last_img read more