AB issue 13.17

by 05 Sep 2016
COVER: Steve Sampson
While Bank of Sydney is a relatively new player in the third party channel, that doesn’t mean it has entered the mortgage match with less to offer. Head of third party distribution Steve Sampson explains why being a smaller lender comes with its own set of benefits for customers and brokers alike

Commercial: Offshore buyers dominate CBD sales 
Foreign investors make up more than two thirds of Australian CBD commercial real estate purchases, a new survey has revealed

Market wrap: Softer market predicted for 2017
While it’s currently a ‘mixed picture’ for house prices across Australia, NAB is predicting values to be flat across most capital cities in 2017

Tech focus: Brokers to benefit from fintech
A marketplace SME lender believes Australian brokers are in a unique position to benefit from the growing fintech market

Analysis: Should banks be forced to cut business rates?
Australian Broker investigates the state of business lending rates at a time when business investment is stumbling

Opinion: Jumping ship
eChoice’s Blake Buchanan addresses aggregation separation, and what brokers need to consider before making the

Best practice: Why you need a business plan
The importance of making and then following through with a business plan