Features

  • LVR caps could have 'perverse outcomes' on property market, says property lobby by Julia Corderoy

    ​Property lobby has warned the Reserve Bank to be cautious about introducing macro-prudential reforms in response to the surging property market

  • Gold Coast property market favours buyers this Spring by Julia Corderoy

    New research reveals that buyers will be the ones who are better off this Spring on the Gold Coast, with the majority of properties selling below their advertised price

  • ​Shifting the technology focus by BN

    Phil Quin-Conroy, CEO of PLAN Australia, is passionate about technology. He’s particularly interested in the way tech trends are shifting, and the way this could deliver new benefits to brokers. Quin-Conroy is fond of quoting research by Gartner that states that chief marketing officers are now spending more on technology than chief information officers. This, Quin-Conroy says, demonstrates a marked shift in the focus of IT.

  • ​Where next for rates? by Julia Corderoy

    The RBA looks set to remain sidelined for some time, but there’s a growing sentiment that the Bank could make another cut

  • Time the most valuable commodity by Julia Corderoy

    For Scott Hawkanson, principal mortgage consultant at Australian Mortgage Brokers, getting involved in charitable causes is more about time than money.

  • ​A super idea or a super catastrophe? by Julia Corderoy

    Should first home buyers be able to dip into their super for a deposit?