Analysis

  • How low will prices actually fall?

    Banks, economists and industry insiders have predicted that Australian house prices will collapse by as much as 30% in the wake of the pandemic. But is this truly accurate – and how can we genuinely forecast just how low prices will fall?

  • Is the economy ready to exit hibernation?

    While many feared Australia could be stalled for months on end, economists now suggesting the worst is already behind us

  • Romancing the loan writers by Melanie Mingas

    The big four banks are moving on from royal commission - and asking brokers to come with them

  • The end of easy money by Melanie Mingas

    A new set of rules around credit cards could see thousands of consumers forced to consolidate their debts

  • Reacting to the royal commission by Melanie Mingas

    Brokers have their say on the royal commission's interim report

  • The challenger bank by Melanie Mingas

    The newly merged Finsure and Goldfields Money will provide lending solutions via broker distribution, but with a digital twist. Goldfields Money executive director and CEO Simon Lyons explains

  • Talking trail by Melanie Mingas

    Trail Homes founder Nick Young explains how brokers can cash in on their trail book

  • Raising the bar for SME lending by Melanie Mingas

    Australian Broker examines the benefits of the new Code of Lending for Australia's 2.1m SMEs