Lenders easing up on savings requirements
Lenders are beginning to relax genuine savings requirements, allowing some buyers to purchase homes sooner
War of words: Brokers divided over qualifications
The debate continues over MFAA-mandated education requirements, with many asking how much further will it go? We speak to JOHN MOHNACHEFF of Liberty Financial and SALLY RICHARDS of Smartline for their thoughts on the future of broker qualifications.
Kane still valid as president: MFAA
The MFAA has said Advantedge's new head of broker platforms Steve Kane is still valid as president of the association
Brokers: Rate speculation "fuelled by media"
Brokers reacted to yesterday's bank interest rate rises and stronger than expected employment figures with cautious optimism. There was anger, however, at the role the mainstream media had played in stirring up public concern.
$10bn book: Smartline, Mortgage Force to merge
A 220-strong franchise group with over 100,000 clients and a loan book of more than $10bn will be created when Smartline and Mortgage Force merge on 1 July.