Breaking news

  • Westpac in consultation over re-accreditation fee by BN

    Following the introduction of its new mandatory accreditation requirements, Westpac has entered into discussions to set a broker "re-accreditation fee".

  • Budget 09: Some help for small businesses by BN

    As part of the small business community, brokers have been offered some incentives in the federal budget.

  • Leads: Broker wins refund after Whittingham no-show by AB

    Mortgage broker Stan Marinis has won his case against lead provider, HLSS, after its director Mark Whittingham failed to show up to the VCAT mediation.

  • NZ broker buys 'kiwi-shaped' fruit by BN

    Well-known NZ mortgage broker, Mike Pero, has made headlines on both sides of the Tasman after paying a small fortune for a feijoa (a native NZ fruit) that bizarrely grew into the shape of a Kiwi bird.

  • NAB reclaiming margin by BN

    The big banks have used the last RBA rate cut to reclaim lost margin explained NAB's regional general manager Matt Lawler at the NAB Broker roundtable

  • Draft bill: All brokers to be licensed by mid-2010 by BN

    As part of the proposed new National Consumer Credit Protection Bill released today, brokers will have to register with ASIC before the end of the year and all will need to be licensed by 30 June next year.