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

  • 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

  • ​Sam White: A Franchise With a Difference by Adam Smith

    Loan Market chairman Sam White says the company’s move to a franchise model was about empowering brokers, not restricting them

  • ​Do enforceable undertakings actually work? by BN

    When ASIC takes big institutions to task, it usually uses enforceable undertakings. Henry Davis York partner Lucinda McCann examines whether EUs are making a difference

  • ​An angel in her community by Calida Smylie

    Simone Ryan looks to give back to families experiencing significant hardship

  • ​What’s next for housing? by Calida Smylie

    ​As the new financial year kicks off, consumer confidence remains in the doldrums. What flow-on effects will this have on the property market? AMP chief economist Shane Oliver has told Australian Broker TV that a great deal rests on the incoming budget measures.