Opinion

  • The rise of the ethical borrower

    Across Australia, demand for ethical banking has increased four-fold in three years. Mark Middleton, head of third party distribution at Teachers Mutual, explains why

  • Open Banking: A Chance to Shine

    Lodex co-founder and CEO Bill Kalpouzanis, highlights the key role brokers can play as Australia catches up with open banking

  • The digital mortgage shift

    Brokers and lenders are in a unique position to transform – and capitalise on – the post approval process. Edward Kerr, business development manager, Lextech, explains

  • The inside track on APRAs regulation of non-ADIs

    Canstar group executive of financial services, Steve Mickenbecker explains why home lending conditions could be getting tougher for the sector

  • Brokers and valuations by External

    RP Data’s Craig Mackenzie says the advance of technology means valuations will be less frustrating for brokers and borrowers

  • Bluestone's return sped by tech by

    After a five-year hiatus Bluestone is in business-as-usual mode and demonstrating its fresh commitment to the third party channel by enabling electronic lodgement via ApplyOnline

  • Loan Avenue embraces ApplyOnline by AB

    Loan Avenue co-founder Michelle Collins admits “bracing” herself prior to the Adelaide-based mortgage manager’s move to electronic lodgement

  • ApplyOnline key to Suncorp efficiency push by

    Nailing efficiencies through technology solutions is a key theme in Suncorp Bank’s strategy for maximising growth in this current low-growth climate

  • E-lodgement brokers big-time winners by AB

    Mortgage Ezy Sales and Marketing Head, Mick Conyngham is delighted with the wholesale lender’s new online processing system, ApplyOnline

  • Ability to work remotely the key to attracting new brokers by Mackenzie McCarty

    Brokers, prepare to blow your own horns: You're ahead of the game when it comes to teleworking and it's time to make this a selling point