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Thursday, 27 April 2017
The CEO of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia has said that ASIC’s remuneration review was a “positive outcome for brokers” but warned that “some change will be necessary”. ...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
A veteran mortgage broker and former CBA employee believes clawbacks are an “underhanded way” of preventing brokers from making lenders accountable for inefficiency and poor service. ...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
A successful broker has revealed how trusting his colleagues and learning how to delegate effectively has enhanced both his wellbeing and business. ...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Since its rebranding to Our Broker last year, Raine & Horne’s financial services subsidiary has been attracting professionals with solid real estate experience. ...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
The federal Minister for Small Business, Michael McCormack MP, has said he is “in awe” of what brokers do and is urging them to email him to highlight any areas where bureaucracy can be reduced...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
An Australian asset manager believes the “extensive use of mortgage brokers” by banks is intensifying risks in the home loan market. ...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Two successful mortgage and finance professionals have shared the benefits of running a fully-diversified financial services business. ...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
The Finance Brokers Association of Australia has told the Senate economics references committee’s inquiry into consumer protection in the banking, insurance and financial sector of the value prop...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Stephen Sedgwick is not qualified to make any recommendations about broker remuneration, argues the head of an industry association, who has slammed the review for not consulting the third-party ch...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Stephen Sedgwick believes the remuneration-related risk that referrers pose to borrowers is “much lower” than the risk with brokers, with whom they share comparable upfront commissions. ...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
New research has revealed that it would take less than a $100 rise in monthly repayments before the majority of Aussie mortgage holders start to lose grip on their home loans. ...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
A question posed on a community platform has led to a lively discussion about whether first home buyers should be allowed to access their superannuation before retirement to pay for a deposit. ...
Monday, 24 April 2017
Westpac has today announced it will be increasing rates on its interest-only fixed rate loans by up to 30 basis points. ...
Sunday, 23 April 2017
A Melbourne-based broker and former CBA employee believes the ABA-commissioned Sedgwick review is looking to "support cartel behaviour" and has used the term ‘commission’ unethically. ...
Sunday, 23 April 2017
Increased measures from the banking regulator to drive investors out of the property market represent a huge opportunity for mortgage brokers, says aggregation boss John Kolenda. ...

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