Despite recent negative reports into brokers, aggregators have called for better consultation with consumer groups and the community
The bank also increased the total number of broker originated loans by 40% during the 2017 financial year
Releasing its annual financial results, the bank has also shown growth in its loan book of 4% across the year
New research into top players in the Australian property industry shows a positive outlook despite tougher lending conditions
Following a strong half year result backed by significant growth in the third party channel, Adelaide and Bendigo Bank has said it will not be 'sucked in' to the rate cutting game.
Brokers affected by the Big Dry have welcomed the government's proposal to extend funding to drought-stricken farmers.
FBAA CEO Peter White has made bold predictions 2014 will be year of change, education and reform.
South Australian home buyers will have access to more affordable loans after the State Government announced extended criteria and a higher loan limit for Advantage Loan borrowers.
David Murray has questioned whether stability pacts hinder competition in the Australian banking sector, and has promised the upcoming Financial System Inquiry will explore the issue.
The decision of some banks to leave the broker channel during the GFC has left many cautious about dealing with them again, despite reassurances the banks are here to stay.