AB issue 9.12

by AB03 Jul 2012

Top stories

Aggregators keep eye on brokers

Newly-minted Advantedge head Steve Kane has said aggregators need to put more focus on brokers, not borrowers

ASIC ban on turfed MFAA broker

A broker that was formerly stripped of his accreditation by Choice and ANZ and expelled by MFAA has been banned by ASIC

Refund brokers to adjust model

The purchase of embattled franchise network Refund Home Loans means these brokers will no longer refund part of their commission

Inside this issue

Analysis: Broker myths busted

NAB Broker’s John Flavell obliges in busting some time-honoured myths about bank and broker relationships

Forum: BDM slash creates controversy

Suncorp’s reduction in BDM numbers lead some brokers to call for their favourite BDMs to be saved

Insight: Get a grip on change

Navigating complex change is getting increasingly difficult for business people. Australian Broker provides some tips

Market talk: Warm property winter

Brave buyers could find some hot deals during the colder months, writes Real Estate guru John McGrath

Insider: The value of shattered dreams

The best type of gambling is when you are profiting on someone else’s share of hard luck, says Insider