Opinion

  • High Hopes for the Golden State

    WA’s economic woes could be coming to an end, setting the scene for a recovery in property prices. Andrew Bromley, mortgage adviser at Smartline, writes about the projects likely to drive the next wave of mortgage lending

  • Is the price right?

    With its traditional business models under threat, it’s all change for Australia’s credit checking regime. However, as credit and risk consultant Andrew Tierney says, credit bureaux can thrive if they rethink pricing and embrace open banking

  • The true role of the SME broker

    Leo Tyndall, founder of marketplace lending platform Marketlend, says SMEs are being let down and preyed upon by both banks and fintechs – and brokers have an increasingly important role to play in tackling the issue

  • All aboard for policy changes

    Robert Perks, MD of Fifth Avenue Finance Group, says APRA’s changes to serviceability rules cannot come soon enough

  • New year, new rules by AB

    John Manciameli, founder and CEO Slipstream Australia examines the Property, Stock and Business Agent Bill

  • The challenges ahead by AB

    Parth Pandya, CTO at Technobrain Solutions, predicts dramatic changes for the mortgage landscape

  • The opportunity in the clawhand by AB

    How can millennial brokers win the business of customers 10 years their senior? BorrowRight broker Iva Rasic, explains

  • Ambassadors for change by AB

    Semper Capital co-founder Andrew Way explains why brokers must be ambassadors for change as near prime becomes the new normal

  • Regulating the private sector by

    Dallett finance broker David Collett examines the implications of trail reforms in NSW

  • China’s new (financial) year by Contributor

    Carrie Law CEO and director at Juwai.com explains why 2018 will bring a new era for Chinese investment