Breaking news

  • Major bank hikes mortgage rates

    The major bank has increased rates on fixed term owner occupied and investment loans by up to 65 basis points

  • Cash rate widely predicted to hold

    With the RBA going into their monthly board meeting tomorrow, many are predicting an outcome that will see the cash rate left at 1.5% well into 2017

  • Aggregator finds replacement CEO by Mackenzie McCarty

    A beleaguered diversified financial services business and mortgage aggregator has named its new CEO

  • Mortgage manager throws open NRAS option by Mackenzie McCarty

    A Sydney-based mortgage manager will now accept applications as part of the National Rental Affordability Scheme, proving popular with investors

  • Tax time could boost your referrals by Mackenzie McCarty

    Mortgage brokers can use tax time to boost their referral relationships if they are smart enough to utilise their customer data

  • Second tier chops at variable rate by Mackenzie McCarty

    A second tier has lopped its variable rate down to 5.89% as it seeks a spot on brokers' shopping lists

  • Brokers invest ahead of property recovery by Mackenzie McCarty

    Mortgage brokers located in states where property markets are expected to recover are already investing in their businesses in preparation for the coming upturn

  • 'The computer says no' to older borrowers by Mackenzie McCarty

    Brokers have flocked to the Austaralian Broker Online forum to detail numerous experiences of older borrowers being knocked back by the banks