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  • Changes to guarantee loan requirements a double-edged sword by Mackenzie McCarty

    One major bank has recently made it easier for first home buyers to secure guarantee loans - and the potential repercussions could land brokers into trouble

  • FHBs urged to tread carefully by Mackenzie McCarty

    The great Aussie debate: To rent, or to buy? One major broking group says the latter is often the best option, but urges FHBs to think long and hard before applying for a home loan

  • Tough year could see lenders ramping up competition by Adam Smith

    A slow year for mortgage growth could see lenders becoming more competitive in their plays for market share, it has been claimed

  • New figures spark fresh rate cut debate by Mackenzie McCarty

    Australian Bureau of Statistics consumer price index data released yesterday has economists dusting off their crystal balls once more in the lead-up to next month's RBA meeting

  • How to develop your marketing strategy by Mackenzie McCarty

    Marketing specialist Michael Griffiths shares some of his best advertising tips for brokers and other small business owners in this week's Australian Broker TV interview

  • Bank satisfaction at all-time high by Adam Smith

    The major banks have maintained their highest levels of customer satisfaction on record, but home loan customer satisfaction still lags behind