Brokers have been urged to help clients prepare for future industry changes and strengthen income prospects for both parties
One industry advocate says brokers should respond to negative headlines in the press by sharing positive professional stories
Leading economists have said costs through the new higher capital CET1 ratios will be passed onto consumers
The public blames today’s uncertain economic climate and rising dwelling prices for their trepidation, a new survey has found
Lenders continue to beat the diversification drum, claiming brokers must become full suite advisers giving debt, planning, wealth and insurance advice to keep up with the market.
A leading lender has added close to $500 million of loans to its non-conforming portfolio last year.
Australia’s lenders are still competing aggressively on fixed rate home loan interest prices, which may prompt more borrowers to fix their loan over coming months.
One building society aims to double its team and expand business within the calendar year, according to its strategy head.
Industry leaders got together to discuss the woes of the mortgage broking world. Find out what the biggest problem is.
Changes to positive credit reporting come into play tomorrow, and there is one “trap” brokers need to be wary of, says a senior lawyer.