Opinion

  • The business of blockchain

    Greg Dickason on the rise of blockchain, and how it will create opportunity for brokers

  • The appeal of rentvesting

    ‘Rentvesting’ is rapidly growing in popularity among consumers. Chris Gray explains why you should consider recommending this investment strategy to your clients in 2016

  • 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

  • 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.

  • ​MFAA changes to engage members by Adam Smith

    The MFAA has proposed some radical changes to its leadership structure, and it could hand greater control to brokers