Market Talk

  • Bluestone’s Next-Gen platform revamp

    Bluestone Home Loans has revolutionised its approach to loan processing, launching a new digital lending platform in partnership with NextGen.Net

  • Broker on Broker: Tracie Palmer

    Tracie Palmer is a multi-award-winning broker and mentor with more than 30 years of experience. She is the founder of Brisbane-based Cornerstone Home Loans, as well as Cornerstone Mentoring, which offers a broker mentoring and broker sales coaching service. Here she answers questions from brokers who are just starting out

  • Revealing the AMA excellence awardees

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 will reveal the mortgage finance industry’s best of the best in October. But first we announce this year’s finalists, or excellence awardees, in the running for the awards

  • New roles for financial services professionals

    Check out the latest high-profile moves in the financial services sector as seven industry professionals take up new positions across banks, non-bank lenders and fintechs

  • Resimac announces 88% NPAT growth by Mike Wood

    Lender tops $50m profits for half-year

  • MFAA revives national mortgage managers forum by Antony Field

    Mortgage managers may not be as conspicuous as brokers in the finance industry, but a new forum set up by the MFAA aims to change all that

  • Innovative decision engine fast-tracks road to 'yes' by MPA

    Enabling real-time assessment in line with each lender's current product and credit policy, the NextGen.Net platform ApplyOnline provides brokers with accurate loan evaluations and surety for their customers

  • Broker on broker: Kris Menon by Antony Field

    Origin Finance broker Kris Menon shares his thoughts on referral networks, stress, client retention and the year ahead. The Sydney resident has been in the industry for 15 years and was named FBAA Broker of the Year – Independent at the 2020 Australian Mortgage Awards

  • Embracing the tech revolution by Sarah Megginson

    Historically, finance and real estate have had a reputation for being large, clunky, and slow to adapt but COVID-19 has changed all that

  • Broker on broker: Otto Dargan by Sarah Megginson

    Managing director of Home Loan Experts shares his strategies for making sure you don’t become a slave to your enterprise