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    Brokers put Loan Market on top - AGAIN!

    For the second year in a row, Loan Market Group been voted by brokers as #1 ‘Aggregator of Choice’ in Australia, with its brokers endorsing the Group for everything from culture to tech in the industry's leading broker satisfaction survey, commissioned by The Adviser and conducted by Momentum Int...

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    Are mixed messages creating uncertainty for your clients?

    It’s a confusing market for borrowers. Interest rates are down and the media has been positive that by all indications, the property market is recovering. However housing stock is still light on compared to demand - particularly for springtime - which is partially responsible for driving up price...

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    BID is my BAU!

    Not sure if it will affect you? This month the Government is knee-deep in a bill that absolutely affects your business and mine, and certainly affects our clients. Also, it’s a confusing market for borrowers. Interest rates are down and the media has been positive that by all indications, the pr...

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    ​Are your clients writing New Year resolutions with you?

    If your clients are anything like mine, they get a spark of inspiration regarding their financial goals at the beginning of each calendar year. It must be spawned by the New Year’s Eve fireworks. People reflect on the year that was and commit to making the coming year even better. And I love it. ...

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    Have your aspiring first home buyer clients missed the boat

    Australia’s property market has had four consecutive months of growth, after a worrying period of declines. This recovery has taken many by surprise, not least of which the long-suffering aspiring first home buyer who thought they finally had a way in. Is it too late for them?

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    What on earth is happening with the property market this month?

    ​I think the ABC said it best earlier this month: “The speed at which the housing market has bounced back has stunned many observers.” While Perth and Darwin haven’t kept pace, the real estate markets that we most closely monitor have sprung back to life as though a defibrillator has shocked them...

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    Even the Government is suggesting you refinance this month, but why?

    For Australians with a home loan, we’re dealing with two major factors that you should know about right now. The first factor is that banks have never been more competitive for your business, and the second factor is that those same banks, ironically, are largely failing to pass on the full rate ...

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    Loan Market connects brokers with Boomers

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    100% family-owned Loan Market Group takes home top industry honour

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    Award-winning regional broker joins Loan Market

    An award-winning regional broker has chosen Loan Market’s tech innovations to help him support an expanding marketplace. Mark Collins has partnered with Loan Market in Port Macquarie, NSW, saying the brand’s ‘100% family-owned’ culture will resonate strongly with regional customers.

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    Rate cut provides an opportunity for brokers to deliver great customer outcomes.

    Award-winning aggregator Loan Market said the timing of today’s historic RBA cash rate cut presented an opportunity for brokers to prove their worth to clients, regulators and the government.

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    Buyers benefit from favourable borrowing terms as market recovery begins

    Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) last week points to additional evidence Australia's housing market is showing further signs of recovery, thanks to a surge in the number of people who are borrowing. The ABC reported the value of new loans issued to households jumped 3...

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    The game has changed: Six items banks are keeping a closer eye on when assessing your loan application.

    ​Despite record low interest rates, and the recent loosening of some borrowing regulations, it’s actually become harder to secure a loan. Why? Because major lenders are more closely scrutinising how people spend their money. But what exactly are they looking at and what are they looking for? Whic...