AFG steps ahead in home loan market

Mortgage aggregator Australian Finance Group continues to increase market share. AFG yesterday said it estimated its share of the mortgage market at 8.2 per cent in February 2006, up from eight per cent a month ago. AFG said it handled $2.03 billion worth of mortgages in February, or 31 per cent more, by value, than in February 2005. By number, AFG handled 7100 mortgages in February, or 24 per cent more than in February 2005.