Analysis

  • A risky business or safe as houses?

    It’s been a difficult year for property owners, with all aspects of the real estate industry impacted by the pandemic. Do the events of 2020 highlight just how risky property investing is – or are they just a bump in the road for an otherwise relatively secure asset class?

  • Are Australians better off financially now?

    When the federal government began delivering hundreds of billions of dollars worth of stimulus packages and grants in March, some Australians wound up better off financially than they were before the pandemic hit. But where are we headed from here?

  • 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