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Non-majors have highest-rated BDMs: Broker Pulse

by Malavika Santhebennur • 22 May 2022
Business development managers at the non-major banks are outperforming their major and non-bank counterparts, according...READ MORE

ANZ turnaround times fastest in 2 years

by Malavika Santhebennur • 16 May 2022
The major bank’s turnaround times returned to single digits for the first time since March 2020 at nine days in April... READ MORE

Billion Dollar Broker: Mark Polatkesen, Mortgage Domayne

by Annie Kane • 7 May 2022
Settling a billion dollar of mortgages was never a goal that Mark Polatkesen set out to achieve, but he hit the... READ MORE

Billion Dollar Broker: Josh Bartlett, Mortgage Advice Bureau...

by Mortgage Advice Bureau • 7 May 2022
In this new feature series, we’re profiling some of the leading brokers in Australia who have settled more than $1... READ MORE

Deplorable discharges

by Annie Kane • 7 May 2022
Discounted interest rates and cashback incentives are being increasingly used by lenders to retain refinancing clients,... READ MORE

Sector report: Where to now for FHBs?

by BOQ • 7 May 2022
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of first home buyers in market has been up on its long-term average,... READ MORE

Accelerating your business

by Annie Kane • 7 May 2022
In March, The Adviser hosted its annual business consultancy workshop for brokers, the Business Accelerator Program.... READ MORE

Crossing the floodline

by Annie Kane • 7 May 2022
The floods that tore through South-East Queensland and northern NSW have caused incredible destruction, with the latter... READ MORE

Breaking the mould

by Annie Kane • 7 May 2022
While private lenders were once seen as a last resort, due to high risks associated, today they’re breaking the mould... READ MORE

BDM support at record high, brokers say

by Annie Kane • 25 Apr 2022
Satisfaction with business development managers at the lenders reached record-high levels in March, new data... READ MORE

Turnaround times continue to trend downward

by Annie Kane • 21 Apr 2022
Large banks continued to improve their turnaround times in March, with Macquarie leading the pack with turnaround time... READ MORE

Eyes on the election

by Annie Kane • 11 Apr 2022
With a federal election set to be held in just a few weeks, we’re taking a look at some of the key issues that... READ MORE

Let's get digital

by Annie Kane • 7 Apr 2022

What is the current state of mortgage technology and what lies ahead?


Getting social

by Annie Kane • 6 Apr 2022
Having a good online presence has always been recommended so that brokers can build their businesses, but the pandemic... READ MORE

Female broker representation drops to new low

by Annie Kane • 5 Apr 2022
Just a quarter of all brokers are women, new MFAA stats show, the lowest proportion observed for the past six... READ MORE


Mark hewitt

AFG GM to join MFAA board

Mark Hewitt, general manager, industry and partnership development at Australian Finance Group (AFG) will commence as...

Possibl co founders

Early commission payment loans open to full broker market

Following its launch of an early commission payment product to brokers using the effi platform, cash-flow solutions...

David Keeling

Grow expands structured finance, appoints senior partner

According to Grow Finance (Grow), David Keeling’s appointment, which commenced on 11 April, is part of a broader...

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