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Brokers appointed to MFAA board
Friday, 24 Nov 2017
The Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia has appointed two directors to its board following a seven-week nomination and election process. ...
Non-bank confirms launch of new non-resident mortgage
06:50 AM, 24 Nov 2017
After listening to feedback from brokers, a national mortgage manager has revealed that it will soon launch a new mortgage product for overseas buyers. ...
Buy, cash, money
06:15 AM, 24 Nov 2017
Non-bank lender Liberty Financial has made a significant investment in a major mortgage protection insurance provider with a network of more than 4,500 accredited brokers. ...
Mental illness
14:39 PM, 23 Nov 2017
A leading figure in mental health issues in the workplace has revealed some alarming numbers about the levels of depression in Australia’s finance sector. ...
Better Business Summit, speaker
08:50 AM, 23 Nov 2017
The agenda for the Better Business Summit 2018 has been announced, with brokers set to hear from a host of speakers, including one of Australia’s most in-demand comedians. ...
Money
14:25 PM, 22 Nov 2017
New research from a major mortgage brokerage has found that more than 40 per cent of Australians don’t have enough money to pay for emergency expenses. ...
Poor customer service
13:33 PM, 22 Nov 2017
A finder.com.au survey of 2,005 Australians has found that 57 per cent of the respondents would be “turned off” by poor customer service when choosing a lender, while 32 per cent would be “sc...
Pepper takeover deal becomes effective
09:27 AM, 22 Nov 2017
The Federal Court of Australia has approved the scheme implementation deed for Red Hot Australia Bidco Pty Ltd to acquire all of Pepper’s shares. ...
Living expenses, money
06:50 AM, 22 Nov 2017
The chairman of the prudential regulator has called on the finance industry to “devote more effort to the collection of realistic living expense estimates from borrowers” and give “greater th...
Interact with people
06:45 AM, 22 Nov 2017
The CEO of online mortgage broker uno Home Loans has said that the company is looking to hire more home loan advisers because borrowers “ultimately won’t go through to loans unless people are ...
AMP
17:02 PM, 21 Nov 2017
Mortgagors will soon be required to provide brokers with supporting documentation about their living expenses when applying for a loan with AMP Bank. ...
Fintech 100 list
16:41 PM, 21 Nov 2017
Ten Australian companies have been listed in KPMG’s Fintech 100 list, which identifies the top 50 fintech firms and an “emerging 50” list of companies “seeking to boldly push the e...
Gavel
06:45 AM, 21 Nov 2017
The WA coroner has ruled that the incident involving Damien Mark Mills, a Loan Market broker who drowned in 2014 during an industry event, was an accident which “may have been preventable...
16:26 PM, 20 Nov 2017
The chief executive officer of Aussie Home Loans, James Symond, has said that he expects broker market share to soar within the next few years, potentially reaching 70 per cent by 2020. ...
Cut ties
15:27 PM, 20 Nov 2017
MyState Bank has broken ties with Standard and Poor’s following the latest credit rating issued by the market analyst. ...
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Brokers appointed to MFAA board

The Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia has appointed t...

Non-bank confirms launch of new non-resident mortgage

After listening to feedback from brokers, a national mortgage man...

Liberty buys stake in major third-party player

Non-bank lender Liberty Financial has made a significant investme...