Opinion

  • Risks and rewards of co-buying a home

    With house prices falling, many Australians are considering getting into the property market. The idea of teaming up with a family member or friend is something many house-hunters consider – but is this a good idea or a risky move?

  • Banking on a secure (open) data influx

    July marked the start of open banking in Australia, creating plenty of opportunities – but also a number of potential threats

  • Doing business around the kitchen table

    Agriculture continues to be a growth sector with a clear need for trusted advisers who understand the increasing complexities of farming and can navigate their clients through the good as well as the inevitably difficult times, says NAB's Chris Thomas

  • Navigating the return to a new normal

    The world of mortgage broking, like many other service-based industries, has been significantly impacted by COVID-19. The return to a new normal will present challenges, says Dr Gav Schneider– but with some reflection, we can move forward with purpose and clarity

  • The evolution of the good borrower by

    As the profile of a “good borrower” continues to change, Peter Ellis, founder and borrower advocate at Lending Mate, explains how brokers should embrace specialist

  • AI Solutions for SME Lending by AB

    Daniel Katz, VP business operations at Lending Express, on how AI tech could unlock funding for thousands of SMEs

  • 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