Features

  • A big deal: Bernadette Christie-David

    While brokers may find that some of their clients have previously been given poor advice, in this case, Bernadette Christie-David discovered severe negligence by her client's bank – and she helped pave the way to a healthy compensation claim

  • Six months in: How are house prices faring?

    Forecasts and predictions that the pandemic is going to push real estate prices off a cliff have not yet eventuated – and many experts believe that suggestions of huge property price falls are overblown. What does the data say?

  • A big deal: Nicola Tucker by Nicola Tucker

    Nicola Tucker, director and finance broker at Surf Coast Finance, took on this relatively straightforward commercial finance deal at the beginning of March – and then the pandemic hit

  • LMI waivers on the chopping block? by AB

    While 'low-risk' professional borrowers have traditionally been able to access such waivers, reports they're being withdrawn are gaining traction

  • Liberty means business by AB

    With the first six months of 2020 behind us, we can reflect on lessons learnt and prepare for the future. For John Mohnacheff, group sales manager at Liberty, this means strategising the best possible way to support brokers and their clients this year and beyond

  • In the hot seat: Paul Herbert by AB

    A chance opportunity at a university careers day led Paul Herbert, MyState Bank's head of home lending distribution, into banking. Previously, a career in landscaping beckoned: 'I still crave the creative aspects of seeing something physical from my efforts, so it’s an important outlet for me,' he says

  • Four distinct stages of recovery by James Mabbott

    The world will be a different place as it emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, with Australians' work, life and travel permanently changed. Next, we will see a previously unimaginable boost to the transformation of industries and society as we know them

  • How low will property prices actually fall? by AB

    Some predict values plummeting by as much as 30% in the wake of COVID. But is this truly accurate – and how can we genuinely forecast just how low they will go?