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

  • 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

  • Preparing for 2020 by AB

    While the big banks escaped largely unscathed, commissioner Hayne’s final report raised huge questions about the future of broking. Australian Broker reports