AB issue 14.17

by 18 Sep 2017

Mario Rehayem
This may have been a tough year so far for the industry, but for the quick and nimble non-bank lender Pepper Money it has meant opportunities. Mortgages boss Mario Rehayem explains some of the exciting developments the lender has in the works

Aggregators speak up
Aggregators have called for better consultation with and education of consumer groups and the public following recent reports reflecting poorly on brokers

A mountain to climb
The industry’s submissions on ASIC’s Review of Mortgage Broker Remuneration, reveals the ongoing friction between brokers and banks, and the industry forum’s daunting task at hand

Brokers, stand your ground
Peter Mericka, property lawyer at Lawyers Conveyancing, breaks down the conveyancing transaction and urges brokers not to become pawns of the banks in the process

A big deal: Mustafa Haddad
The finance manager at Anne Street Partners talks about the importance of fostering strong relationships with lender BDMs, which can help you work through tough deals together to reach your clients’ goals

Unnecessary intervention 
A joint submission from four leading non-bank lenders says the government plans to provide APRA with a ‘wide net’ of regulatory powers, creating uncertainty in the sector

NSW Spotlight: Sydney takes a ‘breather’
With slowing investor demand and new stock entering the market as apartment projects reach completion, values in Sydney look like they will plateau as the market adjusts to this shift