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Finsure partners with Ruan Burger

by Charlotte Humphrys • 29 Apr 2024

The broker coach’s mentoring program has become available to Finsure brokers.


Capify secures $194m credit facility

by Adrian Suljanovic • 29 Apr 2024
The online SME lender has announced it has expanded its financing capacity, funded by an alternative asset... READ MORE

Negative gearing and CTG reforms could unlock $60bn

by Staff Reporter • 29 Apr 2024
Modelling for proposals to dial back property tax concessions finds billions could be freed up every year to address... READ MORE

Banjo Loans urges SMEs to tackle ATO debt

by Charlotte Humphrys • 26 Apr 2024

The lender is turning down an increased amount of loan applications due to ATO-related debt.


Macquarie Bank shuts down new car lending

by Charlotte Humphrys • 26 Apr 2024

Customers will no longer be able to enter into new car loans with the non-major bank.


Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from week 22–26 April

by Adrian Suljanovic • 26 Apr 2024
The weekly round-up of the biggest news stories from across Momentum Media’s property brands from the week ending 26... READ MORE

How will the RBA react to March’s CPI data?

by Adrian Suljanovic • 24 Apr 2024
With the latest inflation data showing a surprising result, brokers have weighed in on how this will affect the RBA’s... READ MORE

Mortgage stress down following record highs: Roy Morgan

by Adrian Suljanovic • 24 Apr 2024

The number of borrowers at risk of mortgage stress has declined, Roy Morgan research has shown.


‘Better chance of winning lotto’ than hitting home targets: PIPA

by Charlotte Humphrys • 24 Apr 2024
The chair of the investment association has said she had a better chance of winning the lottery than the government has... READ MORE

FBAA encourages Aussie brokers to expand to NZ

by Adrian Suljanovic • 23 Apr 2024

The association has highlighted the various opportunities for Australian brokers in New Zealand.


Asset purchases are the biggest opportunity, say commercial brokers

by Reporter • 23 Apr 2024
Commercial brokers believe that funding asset purchases is the biggest opportunity available to them and their clients... READ MORE

Assetline Capital appoints new BDM

by Charlotte Humphrys • 23 Apr 2024

The lender has expanded its NSW sales team, appointing a new business development manager.


Next RBA move may be an increase: Brokerage CEO

by Adrian Suljanovic • 22 Apr 2024
A chief executive of a brokerage has said the central bank may lift the cash rate further if inflation fails to... READ MORE

Mal Withers joins Hound

by Charlotte Humphrys • 22 Apr 2024

The former chief commercial officer of Prime Capital has joined the fintech company as its new head of sales.


Borrowers cutting back on travel to pay mortgages: NAB

by Adrian Suljanovic • 22 Apr 2024

Data from the major bank has found more Australians are slashing travel plans to pay down their mortgages.


Bank turnarounds accelerate: Broker Pulse

by Malavika Santhebennur • 19 Apr 2024
Lender turnarounds have accelerated to near-record speeds, with one bank taking just 24 hours to reach an initial... READ MORE

Westpac enables open banking for brokers

by Adrian Suljanovic • 19 Apr 2024

The major bank has announced a partnership with NextGen to allow open banking access to mortgage brokers.


MFAA memberships reach record high

by Charlotte Humphrys • 19 Apr 2024

Memberships have reached a record high at the association, surpassing 15,000 for the first time.


Interest in becoming ‘property pals’ increases: ING

by Charlotte Humphrys • 18 Apr 2024
Almost half of Australians think that purchasing property with someone who isn’t a spouse or partner will become... READ MORE

Judo Bank loan book reaches $10bn

by Charlotte Humphrys • 18 Apr 2024

The SME bank has revealed it is “not looking for a buyer” as its loan book reached $10 billion this week.


MFAA announces National Forum presidents for 2024

by Adrian Suljanovic • 18 Apr 2024

The association has revealed the presidents and deputy presidents of its National Forums for 2024.


Instant asset write-off threshold may be limited, warns tax specialist

by Miranda Brownlee • 18 Apr 2024
Amendments before Parliament will see a more significant increase to the instant asset write-off threshold but for a... READ MORE

Just 11% of Gen Z/Millennials used a broker in the last year

by Annie Kane • 17 Apr 2024

Around one in 10 Gen Z and Millennials have used a broker in the past 12 months, new data has found.


Business administrations reach record high

by Charlotte Humphrys • 17 Apr 2024
External administrations reached a record high in March amid ongoing cost pressures, skilled labour shortages, and... READ MORE

NAB partners with CitoPlus

by Charlotte Humphrys • 17 Apr 2024

The major bank and tech platform are partnering to develop a new digital solution for commercial brokers.


ScotPac enters partnership with payroll funding provider

by Adrian Suljanovic • 17 Apr 2024

The SME lender has announced a new alliance with payroll funding and back-office solutions provider.


FBAA urges brokers to secure cyber insurance

by Charlotte Humphrys • 16 Apr 2024
The association has called on brokers to ensure they have specialty cyber insurance coverage to protect their... READ MORE

SME loan applications up 28% YOY: Banjo Loans

by Adrian Suljanovic • 16 Apr 2024

The SME lender has revealed a surge in year-on-year loan applications from small businesses.


Associations hit back at payroll tax decision

by Annie Kane • 15 Apr 2024
The outcome of the Loan Market payroll tax case sets a “dangerous precedent” and is based on “flawed”... READ MORE

‘Payroll tax is payable’, judge finds in Loan Market case

by Annie Kane • 15 Apr 2024
The Supreme Court of NSW has found that payroll tax should be paid on commissions and payments to brokers in certain... READ MORE
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