Mark Hewitt news

  • Bank job cuts a boost for brokers by Ben Abbott

    Bank plans to slash thousands of financial services jobs over the next two years could end up benefitting brokers and consumers

  • Smaller lenders attract refi business by BN

    Lenders outside the four majors accounted for almost a quarter of all loans written by AFG brokers in December driven largely by a surge in popularity amongst borrowers refinancing their existing mortgages.

  • One Big Switch success rate hits 1,600 by BN

    In the six months since One Big Switch launched its campaign to help borrowers lower their mortgages, 1,600 homeowners have secured a better deal.

  • 'Turning point' reached as investors get active by Ben Abbott

    Australian Finance Group recorded its highest mortgage volume since March 2009 in November, following a rate cut that AFG's Mark Hewitt has called a 'turning point' in the market

  • ANZ, Suncorp see AFG gains by Ben Abbott

    Major bank ANZ has come out on top of AFG's panel competitors in October by garnering the largest market share gains among the group's 1800 brokers

  • First homebuyers flood back to market by Adam Smith

    First home buyers are heading back to the market in droves, new figures suggest