The Minister for Small Business has heaped praise on the broking community at a recent industry association event
The lender has also significantly grown its Australian third party channel with over 2,500 brokers now writing loans for the firm
The initiative aims to reduce high levels of attrition by individuals just starting out in the mortgage broking space
The global ratings agency has issued a credit negative rating to Australian RMBS thanks to skyrocketing house prices
Westpac joins ANZ and CBA in withdrawing from real estate lending to foreigners.
Grattan Institute CEO John Daley has refuted Malcolm Turnbull's criticism of the think tank's recent report regarding changes to negative gearing.
Analysis suggests the major banks will not increase lending rates to maintain high profits, yet consumers will likely pay in other ways, says one mortgage broker.
Financial qualifications must make a firmer distinction between comprehensive and limited advisers, says education mentor.
A report from the Property Council of Australia suggests local councils are sitting on a range of under-utilised sites that could help with Australia's housing crisis.
An independent think tank is urging for change to negative gearing and capital gains tax, which will affect brokers.