Features

  • To Facebook or not to Facebook

    Founder of The Successful Advisor, James McCracken explores whether Facebook lives up to the hype as a lead generation platform for brokers

  • A question of competition

    As ASIC backs a flat-fee payment model, brokers on the ground say fees will limit their ability to compete and drastically reduce customer satisfaction

  • Variable rate cuts will not last long, says mortgage veteran by Julia Corderoy

    Consumers and brokers should not expect the recent variable rate cuts to last for long, a mortgage industry veteran has cautioned

  • Brexit: boom or bust? by Julia Corderoy

    Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Now what? Australian Broker investigates what the Brexit means for the global and Australian economies, and how it could affect brokers

  • Cash rate cut to accelerate foreign investor demand by Julia Corderoy

    The new historically low cash rate of 1.5% will accelerate demand for Australian real estate from overseas investors, a leading online portal for foreign investors has claimed

  • Non-major reduces home loan and business rates by Julia Corderoy

    Another non-major lender has announced rate reductions, but it will not pass the rate cut on in full

  • Rate cut good news for Sydney housing market by Julia Corderoy

    The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to cut the official interest rate to 1.5% this week will help to boost housing supply in Sydney, a property development industry group has said

  • Lender drops rates by up to 45bps by Julia Corderoy

    A leading mutual lender has dropped home loan interest rates by up to 45 basis points ahead of the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy meeting today