Examining the draft Mortgage Brokers Bill and what it could mean for brokers and borrowers
Embracing data is crucial to delivering best customer outcomes - as well as protecting the future of the industry
Following the shock ruling that saw ASIC’s responsible lending case dismissed by a judge, Australian Broker examines what the decision could mean for the future of expense verification and the ability of lenders to accurately predict serviceability
Investor activity in the residential property market has taken multiple hits over recent years, the latest being a 3.4% decline in returns in FY18/19, compared with a rally of 11.4% on ASX investments. Australian Broker examines the situation and where the opportunities lie for brokers
Industry figures debate CBA’s changes to broker accreditation and what it will mean for the future of the industry
Will the current standard serviceability buffer be enough to protect borrowers, or is a domino effect of defaults on the horizon?
ASIC’s Michael Saadat talks about the regulator’s latest deep dive into interest-only loans and its upcoming shadow shopping exercise
Brokers’ compliance responsibilities keep piling up, and yet with industry deliberating over how to proceed with ASIC’s many recommendations, is all this compliance necessary?
In a rare moment, ASIC, APRA and the RBA spoke on the benefits brokers provide consumers, all while UBS' latest report continued to spark outrage
Mortgage brokers tell us what they really think about the recommended proposals in ASIC’s remuneration review