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CEO of non-major bank to depart, successor appointed

by Annie Kane • 2 Jul 2024
The non-major bank has confirmed who its next CEO and MD will be following the departure of its long-serving leader...READ MORE

Is the Home Guarantee Scheme as good as it could be?

by Annie Kane • 2 Jul 2024
As 50,000 new places open up for the Home Guarantee Scheme, brokers have flagged shortcomings with its current... READ MORE

Nick Green joins Podium Money

by Annie Kane • 2 Jul 2024
The brokerage has appointed the former Oak Capital head of strategic partnerships to spearhead its onboarding and... READ MORE

Victorian commercial stamp duty reform takes effect

by Annie Kane • 1 Jul 2024
A major reform to commercial property stamp duty is now in effect in... READ MORE

50k places open for Home Guarantee Schemes

by Annie Kane • 1 Jul 2024
As of today 50,000 new places are available to home buyers looking to access a mortgage with a smaller deposit under... READ MORE

What does the broking industry think of the ANZ-Suncorp merger?

by Annie Kane • 1 Jul 2024
Members of the broking community will be keeping a close eye on how the ANZ-Suncorp merger impacts mortgage... READ MORE

NAB apologises for Home Guarantee issue

by Annie Kane • 1 Jul 2024
The major bank has apologised to brokers after a bug prevented brokers from loading Home Guarantee Scheme... READ MORE

Finance brokerage launches new insights tool

by Ben Squires • 1 Jul 2024
A new innovation from the loan comparison platform and brokerage has been launched to help customers track their... READ MORE

ANZ-Suncorp merger gets green light from Treasurer

by Annie Kane • 28 Jun 2024
ANZ’s acquisition of Suncorp’s banking arm has been given the go-ahead by the federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers, two... READ MORE

The Word: What trends are you seeing in first home buyer demand?

by Adrian Suljanovic • 28 Jun 2024
High interest rates and rising home prices have impacted first home buyers entering the market in recent times, but has... READ MORE

Finance leaders flag top challenges for new financial year

by Miranda Brownlee • 28 Jun 2024
High operational costs, intense competition, and ongoing regulatory changes are some of the major concerns among... READ MORE

House and land prices bolstering household wealth: ABS

by Annie Kane • 28 Jun 2024
The wealth of Australian households has risen for a sixth consecutive quarter, with residential land and house prices... READ MORE

Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from week 24–28 June

by Adrian Suljanovic • 28 Jun 2024
The weekly round-up of the biggest news stories from across Momentum Media’s property brands from the week ending 28... READ MORE

Will the RBA be forced to raise the cash rate?

by Adrian Suljanovic • 27 Jun 2024

A hotter-than-expected inflation print in May might spell dire news for mortgage holders.


Value your time and charge a fee, SME brokers told

by Adrian Suljanovic • 27 Jun 2024
An Accendo Financial partner has outlined how finance brokers could transition to a fee-for-service model for their SME... READ MORE

1 in 10 plan to spend tax return on mortgages

by Adrian Suljanovic • 27 Jun 2024
With tax return season around the corner, a survey has revealed how borrowers intend on spending their cash... READ MORE

‘Practical measures’ to support SMEs pass Parliament

by Adrian Suljanovic • 27 Jun 2024

The federal government has announced further support for small businesses through the passing of a new bill.


Are frontline workers priced out of Qld?

by Charlotte Humphrys • 26 Jun 2024
While an industry peak body has said that frontline workers are unable to afford a home in Queensland, brokers have... READ MORE

Buyer sentiment nearing 40-year low

by Adrian Suljanovic • 26 Jun 2024

Home buyer sentiment has dropped to levels not seen since the 1970s, a major bank’s report has found.


Business innovation down as costs bite

by Adrian Suljanovic • 26 Jun 2024
Aussie businesses have had to cut back on innovation activity in the wake of mounting economic pressures, recent data... READ MORE

How can brokers improve their cyber security?

by Charlotte Humphrys • 25 Jun 2024
The chief information security officer of the LMG has revealed his top tips for brokers to protect their brokerage's,... READ MORE

Mortgage Business to be renamed Broker Daily

by Reporter • 25 Jun 2024
The Adviser sister brand Mortgage Business will be renamed as Broker Daily from 1 July... READ MORE

Vow Financial brand to be mothballed

by Annie Kane • 24 Jun 2024
The wholesale aggregator brand Vow Financial is to be retired, with a rebranding taking effect from the end of this... READ MORE

Credit assessment staff now top priority in broker recommendations

by Annie Kane • 24 Jun 2024
The quality of credit assessment staff is now the leading factor for brokers when making lender recommendations, the... READ MORE

Broker satisfaction with BDMs at a record high: Broker Pulse

by Malavika Santhebennur • 24 Jun 2024
BDMs at the smaller banks and non-banks rated well among brokers in May and contributed to overall record-high... READ MORE

Foreign buyers bounce back after pandemic

by Adrian Suljanovic • 24 Jun 2024

Transactions from overseas buyers surged over the 2022–23 financial year, a report from the ATO has found.


Bizcap funds $1bn in SME loans

by Charlotte Humphrys • 24 Jun 2024

The lender has reached a new milestone as it rolls out its Line of Credit offering.


Arrears to rise; ‘blow out’ unlikely: CoreLogic

by Adrian Suljanovic • 21 Jun 2024

Mortgage arrears are likely to continue rising at a steady pace through a period of economic weakness.


Refinancing and fixed-rate boom forecast

by Charlotte Humphrys • 21 Jun 2024
As the cash rate remains on hold, a digital lender anticipates an increase in customers looking to refinance or fix... READ MORE

Liberty Financial prices $850m auto securitisation

by Adrian Suljanovic • 21 Jun 2024

The diversified finance company has announced its 81st term securitisation.

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