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
Property lawyer Peter Mericka breaks down the property transaction and urges brokers not to become pawns for the banks
Rob Ward questions the validity of Australian property market data and asks whether or not we are seeing a clear snapshot of the nation’s hottest market, Sydney
A major real estate body has warned buyers are in danger of making potentially disastrous decisions if they rely solely on apps and other digital platforms for property market information
Brokers have an considerable opportunity to improve Australia’s financial literacy after a recent survey revealed some worrying results about mortgage literacy
You may have come across this term a number of times in the past. You know it’s a buzz word that people use when talking about buying property but what does it actually mean and how can it apply to you?
Australian Broker is running a new online poll, asking brokers whether they think ASIC understands the mortgage broking industry, or whether there is a disconnect?
ASIC is unlikely to make brokers obtain bank statements and credit card statements from consumers in order to verify living expenses but doing nothing to increase verification standards is not an option
ustralian Broker launched a new poll this week asking brokers whether they have referred business to a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender
There is a major consumer awareness issue when it comes to the mortgage broking channel, according to a report by a major bank