Breaking news

  • APRA lender crackdown could hit brokers by Calida Smylie

    The regulator is discouraging banks from paying high up-front commissions to brokers in a crackdown on mortgage risk

  • Public trusts banks more than brokers by AB

    A secret survey by Macquarie Group reportedly shows the public are more trusting of major lenders than mortgage brokers and more than a quarter would not use a broker again

  • Rental vacancies not spurring first home buyers by Calida Smylie

    The highest rental vacancy rates in nearly 20 years may suggest more renters are buying their own home – but according to a property specialist it is not that simple

  • Aggregator reaches 20-year milestone by AB

    A mortgage aggregator is marking a significant milestone this month, celebrating 20 years in business – and its director credits brokers with its success

  • Auctions at 'unprecedented' high by AB

    Take note, potential borrowers – there were an unprecedented number of scheduled auctions across Australian capital cities over the last week

  • ASIC bans fraudster broker by AB

    A broker has been permanently banned from the profession after she was jailed for fraudulently getting her clients over $9 million worth of home loans ​