Features

  • Hot Seat: Matthew Andrews

    The GM of Pivotal Financial, Matthew Andrews, reflects on the launch of RE/MAX Australia’s finance arm, his first job, and the lessons he has learned from a 20 year career in finance

  • Hold the Front Page

    New data suggests recent bad press has done little to tarnish the reputation of brokers.

  • ​Brokers on Non-majors 2014 by AB

    For the second year, Australian Broker has run its Brokers on Non-majors survey, polling brokers on all aspects of the non-major lenders’ service proposition. The results saw some new lenders moving into leading positions, but one thing remained unchanged: for the second year in a row, Macquarie ran away with the competition

  • LVR caps could have 'perverse outcomes' on property market, says property lobby by Julia Corderoy

    ​Property lobby has warned the Reserve Bank to be cautious about introducing macro-prudential reforms in response to the surging property market

  • Gold Coast property market favours buyers this Spring by Julia Corderoy

    New research reveals that buyers will be the ones who are better off this Spring on the Gold Coast, with the majority of properties selling below their advertised price

  • ​Shifting the technology focus by BN

    Phil Quin-Conroy, CEO of PLAN Australia, is passionate about technology. He’s particularly interested in the way tech trends are shifting, and the way this could deliver new benefits to brokers. Quin-Conroy is fond of quoting research by Gartner that states that chief marketing officers are now spending more on technology than chief information officers. This, Quin-Conroy says, demonstrates a marked shift in the focus of IT.

  • ​Where next for rates? by Julia Corderoy

    The RBA looks set to remain sidelined for some time, but there’s a growing sentiment that the Bank could make another cut

  • Time the most valuable commodity by Julia Corderoy

    For Scott Hawkanson, principal mortgage consultant at Australian Mortgage Brokers, getting involved in charitable causes is more about time than money.