• July 18, 2020

Author: Accredited Broker

Accredited Broker

The disrupters cutting the big four’s lunch

The disrupters cutting the big four’s lunch

James Frost| Australian Financial Review| 6 January 2020 https://www.afr.com/companies/financial-services/the-disruptors-cutting-the-big-four-s-lunch-20191120-p53ce1 If you want to know what an aggrieved bank customer looks like, look no further than Stewart Koziora. The hospitality entrepreneur and property developer has just…

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Home values surged in December quarter

Home values surged in December quarter

Hannah Dowling| Mortgage Business| 7 January 2020 https://www.mortgagebusiness.com.au/breaking-news/14143-home-values-surged-in-december-quarter-2 National dwelling values increased 4.0 per cent in the three months to December 2019, the fastest growth rate seen over a three-month period for 10 years, according to CoreLogic.…

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ASIC’s home loan rules ask banks to look at everything from streaming subscriptions to school fees

ASIC’s home loan rules ask banks to look at everything from streaming subscriptions to school fees

© Provided by ABC Business Michelle is buying a house and land package that fits within her budget. (ABC News: John Gunn) Michelle Winata wanted to enter the property market, but not get in over…

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Compulsory business education floated to stop collapses

Compulsory business education floated to stop collapses

Emma Koehn| Sydney Morning Herald| 20 December 2019 https://www.smh.com.au/business/small-business/compulsory-business-education-floated-to-stop-collapses-20191220-p53lrl.html Australia’s peak insolvency body has backed a suggestion in a report from small business Ombudsman Kate Carnell that individuals should face compulsory business training before they’re…

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A Powerful Tool To Increase Your Productivity and Effectiveness

A Powerful Tool To Increase Your Productivity and Effectiveness

Running a business means wearing (and juggling) multiple hats, and staying organised and finding time for all of these hats can be a challenge. In this video training Anil Puri shares the Default Diary tool…

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Banks to quiz borrowers about Netflix, private school

Banks to quiz borrowers about Netflix, private school

James Frost| Australian Financial Review| 10 December 2019 Lenders should be asking customers to prove they can save money and afford loans by sending their children to public schools or cancelling their Netflix subscriptions under…

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What’s your business model?

What’s your business model?

So, property prices are on the up and the banks are lending again.  But are you sure you will make money? While the lending environment is more generous than now, banks and brokers are being…

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Best interests duty bill released

Best interests duty bill released

https://www.theadviser.com.au/breaking-news/39808-best-interest-duty-bill-released Annie Kane| The Adviser| 28 November 2019 The updated best interests duty bill for mortgage brokers has been tabled in Parliament, outlining the role brokers need to take when helping a borrower from 1 July…

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Regulators unfazed by ‘upward pressure’ on house prices

Regulators unfazed by ‘upward pressure’ on house prices

John Kehoe| Australian Financial Review| 4 December 2019 https://www.afr.com/policy/economy/regulators-unfazed-by-upward-pressure-on-house-prices-20191204-p53gnj The country’s top financial regulators have tipped that an under construction of apartments will put further “upward pressure” on property prices, but they appear relaxed about…

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The “essential component” of broker businesses

The “essential component” of broker businesses

https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/the-essential-component-of-broker-businesses-268549.aspx Madison Utley| Broker News| 2 December 2019 The managing director of an award-winning aggregation group has encouraged brokers to fully embrace and invest in their marketing, as it is an “essential component” of running…

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