Breaking news

  • Sony Bank ‘not a threat’ to Australian brokers by Caroline Dann

    Experts believe Japan’s Sony Bank is unlikely to pose a threat to mortgage brokers, following last week’s announcement of its plans to launch in Australia

  • ANZ's Mike Smith eyed for Barclay’s top job by Caroline Dann

    ANZ chief executive Mike Smith may be in the running to replace former Barclays chief Bob Diamond in the UK, after an interest rate-rigging scandal forced Diamond to resign from the post

  • Aggregator seals bookkeeper deal by Mackenzie McCarty

    A WA-based aggregator has signed an exclusive deal that will see it provide advisory services to a firm of bookkeepers and their clients

  • Costs add up, and keep house prices high by Robin Christie

    House prices may be at 'absurd levels' according to one observer, so what is it - aside from rates - that are keeping them afloat in these uncertain times?

  • Decreased fees should attract more customers by Caroline Dann

    Recent drops in home loan fees could be attractive for borrowers who are planning to use a broker to switch their lender

  • 40% of insurance market direct by 2021 by Trevor Treharne

    While the mortgage industry is encouraging brokers to embrace the cross-selling of insurance, emergent trends mean 40% of the market will be direct in less than a decade