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

FOMO driving first home buyers

With rising house prices and record-low interest rates, there’s been a sense of urgency among first home buyers over the last 18 months. Genworth’s latest research shows exactly where the opportunities lie for mortgage brokers

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

Genworth sells majority stake in Australian mortgage insurance business

The selldown provides the company with a much-needed infusion of funds

The guide of choice for homebuyers

New research from lenders mortgage insurance provider Genworth shows just how mortgage brokers can help first home buyers who are jumping on opportunities arising this year

New buyers snapping up opportunities

Despite market uncertainties and financial worries, the number of first home buyers has risen this year as they take advantage of record-low interest rates and government schemes

Understanding property investors

The investor market has been showing signs of recovery. MPA talks to those working to help investor borrowers, who give their advice on what brokers need to know about the segment

2020 Non-Major Banks Roundtable

Before the pandemic hit, the non-major banks gathered to discuss key industry topics

Never a better time to shop around

With rates dropping, refinancers are ready to shop around for a better home loan, but it’s not all about interest rates

Breaking down barriers to entry

Buying a house is life-changing, but saving for a deposit can be hard work. Genworth talks to MPA about how prospective first home buyers can enter the property market more swiftly