Market Talk

  • A closer look at SMSF lending

    SMSF-lending-based property assets have increased from under 5% to over 20% of total assets from 2012 to the present day. Thinktank’s Per Anderson and La Trobe Financial’s Cory Bannister discuss whether this growth can be sustained, the drivers, and the inherent risks brokers should be aware of

  • Getting ahead of the curve

    Aaron Milburn, Pepper Money GM of mortgages and commercial lending, explains how the group is ideally positioned to help brokers thrive in the incoming era of heightened compliance

  • The international broker

    Junhao Sun, MD and founder of AUSUN Finance, tells Australian Broker how he leveraged a cultural market niche to build an award-winning, diversified brokerage in just over five years

  • Better together

    Pressured by economic conditions and lending restrictions, SMEs are increasingly turning to brokers for support. But in the face of such complexity, how can the third party channel deliver? From referral partnerships to advisory boards, Australian Broker explores the answers

  • Seeking solutions by Melanie Mingas

    How alt finance saves the day with banks increasingly unable to meet the needs of such borrowers

  • Commercial's big break by Melanie Mingas

    From non-residential property to asset and construction finance, by some estimates untapped commercial lending opportunities are currently worth $85bn. But when it comes to finding solutions for clients, Australian Broker finds that there is more to the sector than meets the eye

  • The CEO Sleepout by Melanie Mingas

    Industry CEOs bed down in Balmain to raise funds for Vinnies

  • Plugging the gaps by Melanie Mingas

    Australia’s relationship with credit has changed, and it’s having huge implications on the tools brokers keep to hand. Alf Vasta, the newly appointed head of broker for MoneyPlace, explains how prospective mortgage applicants can leverage the trend

  • Back to school by Melanie Mingas

    BBX 2019 saw hundreds of brokers learn the latest business tips and productivity hacks from their peers, lenders and aggregators

  • Leaving the comfort zone by Melanie Mingas

    The why, when and how of moving into commercial finance, as explained by lenders and aggregators