Banking giants drag financial sector down

It brings the ASX200 to a four-week low

LMI sector plays crucial role in housing market, says provider

Lenders' mortgage insurance still important despite home guarantee scheme expansion

Preferences shift as buyer urgency rises

Mortgage brokers have an opportunity to step in and make sure first home buyers know what options are available to them as property rises soar

FOMO driving first home buyers

Here are the big opportunities for brokers according to Genworth

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