Martin North

Would a double-dip recession burst the property bubble?

As mortgage stress continues to grow, all eyes are on the property market

Double-dip recession would send mortgage stress skyrocketing – report

1.4 million homeowners are already under mortgage stress – and that number will only grow if Australia slides back into recession

Big banks face tougher 2021

The majors are leaning heavily on mortgage growth for future profitability

A remuneration revamp could be in the cards for brokers in 2019

Will the royal commission be satisfied by the CIF's commission tweaks?

Is history repeating itself?

Australia weathered the GFC, but it was a stark warning sign. Did the country learn its lesson?

MFAA "strongly disagrees" with PC's stance on trail

The MFAA argues there's no reason or rationale for abolishing it

Daniel Carde: Rising above the naysayers

Brokers who face industry challenges and changes head-on will be the ones most likely to survive and thrive

What's in the Federal Budget for brokers?

Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered some good news for small businesses and regulators, but said nothing about housing or FHBs

Royal commission: The main takeaways for brokers

Higher expectations will be demanded of brokers and banks as cultural norms are addressed

Royal commission: Banks bashed, brokers blamed

The first round of public hearings proved damaging for both banks and brokers, but the industry isn’t backing down