Preferences shift as buyer urgency rises

With low interest rates and rising house prices, there is a sense of urgency among first home buyers to get on to the property ladder. Mortgage brokers have an opportunity to step in and make sure these buyers know what options are available to them

MediCredi: Built on the drive to succeed

Determined to run her own business, mortgage broker Toni Stevens overcame the hurdles she faced, arming herself with the knowledge and experience to set up and build a thriving brokerage

Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 – Excellence Awardees revealed

Find out if you, or your company, could be celebrating on the big day

How one bank eliminated delay to pick up

Despite increased volumes of applications over the past year, it has returned to processing live deals

Are ultra-low rates on their way out?

Despite the RBA signalling no rate increase until 2024, more than a dozen lenders have upped their rates

Navigating the complex market for investors

With the return of strong growth towards the end of 2020, the future looks bright for brokers looking to assist investors

Consistency is key

Non-major banks discussed what they had done to cement themselves as strong partners to the broker industry

Brokers on banks 2021

The impact of COVID-19 is clearly seen in the results of this year’s survey. But despite some of the more harsh criticism of the banks by brokers, the top two have maintained their ranking from last year, achieving even higher scores

Ian Rakhit: A collaborative approach

The Bankwest manager looks back at the last year and its work with brokers

Westpac could break up loan book for sale

$11 billion loan portfolio sale discussions start