Opinion

  • Opinion: The commercial renaissance

    Equity-One's managing director tackles the challenges of commercial lending and explains why brokers shouldn’t be afraid of having frank discussions with lenders

  • 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

  • ​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

  • ​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