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  • Strong growth despite pressure from majors by Calida Smylie

    Despite "omnipresent competition" from the major lenders, one non-bank lender has reported a strong increase in lending volumes in its six-month profit report

  • Troubled mortgage company granted reprieve – for now by Calida Smylie

    A beleaguered mortgage company has reported a heavy loss in its latest half-yearly report – but has been granted a debt extension by the bank it owes millions

  • Big banks battle it out by AB

    The consumer’s mortgage dollar is being fiercely fought over by banks in what could be the biggest battle in two decades, one industry expert has said.

  • Top holiday investments revealed by AB

    Brokers in holiday hotspots could reap rewards from investor clients, as a new survey has revealed the most popular investment spots for holiday houses.

  • Non-majors ‘fight harder’ for broker channel by Amy Rosenfeld

    An attack on the Big Four’s market dominance is what’s needed to see the broker channel thrive again, says Liberty Financial COO James Boyle.

  • Lender slashes 80% LVR rates by AB

    A major lender has slashed its rates for loans of 80% LVR and below, which its management said is due to broker feedback.