MFAA news

  • What you need to know: Positive credit reporting by Calida Smylie

    Changes to positive credit reporting come into play tomorrow, and there is one “trap” brokers need to be wary of, says a senior lawyer.

  • Industry leaders predict future by Calida Smylie

    Can you predict the future of the mortgage industry? Key industry players discussed the issues at a session organised by The Australian Centre for Financial Studies yesterday.

  • Life award for old-timers by AB

    Two industry veterans have been given a life membership by the MFAA to recognise long service.

  • MFAA lauds top brokers by AB

    MFAA held its annual excellence awards on Friday evening in Sydney.

  • High risk LVR lending remains high by Calida Smylie

    More than one third of all loans at the end of last year had a loan to value ratio of greater than 80%, the latest APRA data shows – but does Australia need to follow in NZ's footsteps and reduce lending to risky mortgagees?

  • The Privacy Act changes and You by AB

    With the amendments to the Privacy Act looming Australian Broker TV speaks to Jon Denovan of Gadens Lawyers about what the changes mean for brokers and how they can prepare.