Homeowners who are behind on their mortgages are usually based in regional Australia, data shows

THE PROSPECT of being buried under massive home loan debt has encouraged more homeowners to start paying down their mortgages faster — but those in regional Australia have been increasingly falling behind in their repayments. Close to nine in 10 borrowers surveyed in a Finder.com.au study said they were making some attempts to pay down their debt sooner. Making sporadic extra repayments was the most popular tool being used to speed up the payback process, while using a linked offset account was also popular. #4