Opinion

  • Opinion: Staying on top of your game

    With the significant focus on household debt and regulators on a knife edge when it comes to the property market, brokers need to assert the critical role they play in the credit chain

  • Opinion: Brokers, stand your ground

    Property lawyer Peter Mericka breaks down the property transaction and urges brokers not to become pawns for the banks

  • Brokers weigh in on new website which boasts transparency by Julia Corderoy

    ​After the launch of a new website which claims it will provide more transparency to the financial planning industry, brokers weigh in on whether it is a good idea for the broking industry

  • Brokers dish hot tips on hiring the best person for your business by Julia Corderoy

    Australian Broker spoke with some brokerage owners to identify their hot tips behind hiring the best brokers for your business

  • Thinktank - Electronic lodgement the commercial way by AB

    Electronic lodgement has long demonstrated that it’s the way of the future and takeup by commercial lenders is on the increase. Yet some brokers operating in the commercial sector are still confused about the process and therefore hesitant about making the switch

  • ​Culture of generosity by BN

    1st Street Home Loans director Jeremy Fisher and his team have introduced a new philanthropic mission at their brokerage, which allows them to fundraise and support several different local and national not-for-profit organisations.

  • ​The benefits of benchmarking by Julia Corderoy

    Clint Waters is the director of More Rosh & Waters, a boutique mortgage and finance broking company he co-established in 2005. Success in the broking industry for Waters is, simply, about simplicity.

  • ​Brokers on Non-majors 2014 by AB

    For the second year, Australian Broker has run its Brokers on Non-majors survey, polling brokers on all aspects of the non-major lenders’ service proposition. The results saw some new lenders moving into leading positions, but one thing remained unchanged: for the second year in a row, Macquarie ran away with the competition