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
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
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
Robert Perks, MD of Fifth Avenue Finance Group, says APRA’s changes to serviceability rules cannot come soon enough
Brokers have an considerable opportunity to improve Australia’s financial literacy after a recent survey revealed some worrying results about mortgage literacy
You may have come across this term a number of times in the past. You know it’s a buzz word that people use when talking about buying property but what does it actually mean and how can it apply to you?
Australian Broker is running a new online poll, asking brokers whether they think ASIC understands the mortgage broking industry, or whether there is a disconnect?
ASIC is unlikely to make brokers obtain bank statements and credit card statements from consumers in order to verify living expenses but doing nothing to increase verification standards is not an option
ustralian Broker launched a new poll this week asking brokers whether they have referred business to a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender
There is a major consumer awareness issue when it comes to the mortgage broking channel, according to a report by a major bank