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

  • Public submissions shed light on ASIC’s rem review proposals by Otiena Ellwand

    They reveal the ongoing friction between banks and brokers, and the industry forum’s daunting task ahead

  • Battle of the generations by Julia Corderoy

    Australian Broker investigates the dwindling number of young first home buyers and whether Generation Y do, in fact, have it harder than any generation before them

  • 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

  • Ease up, APRA? by Julia Corderoy

    As annual growth in investment lending slides, Australian Broker investigates whether APRA should reassess its 10% annual growth limit

  • 2016 federal budget round-up by Julia Corderoy

    The Federal Budget has been announced and the industry has weighed in. So what does the new budget mean for brokers, their clients and the market in 2016?

  • Brokers on notice in interest-only crackdown by Julia Corderoy

    Corporate regulator ASIC has announced a new review into the mortgage broking sector, focusing on a broker’s responsibilities in regards to interest-only lending