Market Talk

  • Commercial's big break

    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

    Industry CEOs bed down in Balmain to raise funds for Vinnies

  • Plugging the gaps

    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

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

  • The alt-fi outlook by Melanie Mingas

    Whether its business, personal or home loans, alternative lenders are playing an increasingly important role in the financial environment. Australian Broker examines the outlook

  • A second look at commercial by Melanie Mingas

    With 658 billion reasons to look at commercial lending, Australian Broker speaks to the sector's tops players

  • Lessons from Canada by Melanie Mingas

    A best interest duty may sound like a good idea, but when Canadian regulators attempted to the same, their project failed at the first hurdle

  • Leading by example by Melanie Mingas

    Last October, 13,500 MFAA members were asked to elect their board representatives for the year ahead and, for the first time in the organisation’s history, the resulting line-up is predominantly female. Australian Broker examines what it means for diversity, inclusion and representation in the industry

  • The power of prime by Melanie Mingas

    Mortgage House promises to take the pain out of loan processing through new tech tools for brokers. Australian Broker finds out more

  • The non-major dynamic by Melanie Mingas

    HSBC talks to Aussie Home Loan's franchisee brokers about the service proposition of non-major lenders