Analysis

  • Best interests at heart

    AB sits down with four award-winning brokerages to talk BID, with the new regulation going live in just a few days' time

  • Investors lured to the regions

    Survey shows investors are shifting focus to a land of golden opportunities: regional Australia

  • Lending reforms a step in the right direction

    Brokers in for an even busier 2021 given the government's plan to increase the flow of credit

  • Property price growth in the forecast

    Over the last six months we've heard forecasts of property prices falling by anywhere from 10% to 40% as a result of the pandemic's impact. Now the tide has turned, and many are predicting far slower rates of decline – and even growth beyond 2021. What is driving this swift about-face in such uncertain times?

  • All eyes on Tas by Melanie Mingas

    As the good times end in Sydney and Melbourne, those in search of better deals are heading south. But as Tasmania is starting to discover, more people means more demand on a limited supply

  • Managing change and staying ahead by AB

    HomeStart’s Deborah Dickson shares her tips for managing everything from regulation to digitisation

  • Checking in on Sedgwick by Nicola Middlemiss

    How are the banks progressing on remuneration reforms?

  • Brokers and the bubble by Otiena Ellwand

    Are brokers exacerbating the risks in the housing market?

  • At odds over accreditation by Otiena Ellwand

    Industry figures debate CBA’s changes to broker accreditation and what it will mean for the future of the industry

  • Preparing borrowers for the unknown by Nicola Middlemiss

    Will the current standard serviceability buffer be enough to protect borrowers, or is a domino effect of defaults on the horizon?