NEWS

New front in battle for mortgage market share

With the market showing signs of slowing, some banks are turning to a new strategy to attract first-home buyers

Mortgage sizes reach record high

The average mortgage size has broken records in every state and territory but one

Agents predict booming 2022 for high-end homes

Many agents expect the momentum from a busy period to continue

Major banks arm for retail nightmare following Omicron surge

They are ready to reintroduce support measures for customers in need

SPECIALTY

Alternative Lending

MyState shakes big four as one of the fastest growing lenders

The small challenger puts a focus on broker-focused lending

Commercial

Government extends SME loan scheme but slashes guarantee to 50%

Some experts regard the move as unnecessary as it 'skirts around' real concerns

Alternative Lending

Cory Bannister on "the Great Resignation" and other challenges

Non-bank exec says job-changers will likely be an underserved segment of the market next year

MORTGAGE INDUSTRY

Small-town brokerage builds big presence

After eight years of success, one local brokerage is thriving and expanding

Small-town brokerage builds big presence

After eight years of success, one local brokerage is thriving and expanding

The average mortgage size has broken records in every state and territory but one

Market Updates

Some agencies are shifting to the online format well ahead of government mandates

Industry Trends

E-MAG

MPA issue 21.12

BEST IN MORTGAGE

Top 100 Brokers 2021

MPA presents the very best brokers in Australia, ranked by total value of loans written in the 2021 financial year

Australian Mortgage Awards 2021

This year’s most outstanding mortgage and finance industry professionals were recognised and rewarded at the virtual Australian Mortgage Awards

Brokers on Non-Banks 2021

Priorities have shifted for brokers as they face a second year of lenders’ credit policies and turnaround times being impacted by COVID-19. While still needing to up their game in some areas, non-banks are making inroads with brokers and borrowers looking for alternative solutions

Top Mortgage Employers 2021

MPA honours the best places to work in Australia’s mortgage industry, according to the employees themselves

2021 Brokers on Aggregators

Find out how the aggregators fared in areas such as BDM support, compliance support, marketing support, and training and education in MPA’s annual survey