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Embrace competition, avoid conflict

While the property market remains relatively cool, competition between Australia’s lenders has never been hotter ...
June 27, 2019
It’s an increasingly globalised world, but how does economic and social unrest in countries such as Greece, Spain and the United States have an impact on our economy? ...
September 22, 2011

It is now more important than ever for brokers to diversify away from the humble home loan, writes Tim Brown

September 22, 2011
CHOICE has entered the mortgage broking arena with a new campaign that strives to help borrowers find a cheaper mortgage rate. But will it work, or is it a crack pot sch...
September 22, 2011

There can be no arguments around the fact that fixed rate home loans are pretty sharp at the moment

September 22, 2011
Over the last 12 months brokers have faced many challenges: natural disasters, a national housing crisis and buyer caution, just to name a few. This month, we ask......
August 25, 2011

Last month, Westpac’s chief economist Bill Evans shocked industry pundits when he predicted a one per cent rate cut

August 25, 2011
While it is fair to say the Australian property market is currently wading its way through a soft period, as with other cycles, recovery is never too far away...
August 25, 2011
The claim interest rates could be headed down caused quite a stir throughout the broking industry, but just what economic factors led to the surprise prediction?...
August 25, 2011
The growing swell of housing market negativity is doing little to dampen the spirits of Australia’s broking industry – and there are still sound indications that the...
July 11, 2011

The broker proposition has evolved dramatically over the past decade

June 20, 2011

The broking industry is split over the pros and cons of charging a client fee but the key question is, does fee for service have a future?

June 17, 2011
Housing affordability now poses significant problems for first home buyers, but can a government initiative really lure them back into the market? This month, we ask......
June 17, 2011
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Bank introduces review period for broker commissions

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An industry association has issued a warning over the “unintend...

Broker urges banks to accept APRA reforms

A Perth-based mortgage broker has called on banks to green-light ...