The incoming chair brings international experience in finance and law, and will replace current chair Greg Medcraft who steps down in November
The bank credits brokers with originating more than four in ten loans, expanding its national footprint through its three brands
The head of the industry association has urged brokers to act first for clients in today’s stagnant cash rate environment
Dual increases in construction costs and land prices will put the profitability of future developments at risk, warns one veteran broker
Breaches of the Code of Banking Practice have almost doubled in the past year, with breaches in credit assessment increasing 260%.
Market conditions seen prior to the GFC are unlikely to return, says Westpac group treasurer Curt Zuber.
Valuers working to tight timeframes for low fees are a barrier to brokers and valuers openly discussing valuation issues, says API NSW president Tyrone Hodge.
ASIC has lodged a fourth submission with the Senate Inquiry into its performance, while taking action against two lenders for handling of client monies
A leading asset lender has launched a new White Label service for brokers.
First home buyers will continue to face challenges to get into the property market in 2014, says Aussie executive chairman John Symond, although he is confident of better economic times ahead.