Features

  • How investors can use the new census data

    Wouldn’t it be fantastic if we had a resource at our disposal that could pinpoint suburbs with imminent boom potential and identify those with the highest long-term growth potential? Property market analyst and educator John Lindeman argues that this tool is within reach – and best of all, it’s free

  • Rentvesting on part-time incomes

    Katrina and Shane Venables saw their lives transformed by one single visit from a kind financial consultant. With plenty of education, an out-of-the-box strategy and a willingness to make sacrifices in the short term, these rentvesting advocates share how they have been able to invest wisely in property – even on part-time incomes and with three tiny mouths to feed

  • When property investment met AirBnB1 comments

    Many investors are beginning to see Airbnb as a strategic opportunity to boost their yields, but its a strategy not without risk

  • A career snapshot of Bluestone's D'Vaz

    Bluestone Mortgages’ national head of sales and marketing Royden D’Vaz found his element by taking a leap of faith and embracing opportunities

  • Fighting cancer without a ribbon

    Queensland broker Paul Dossetto talks about being involved in the national charity for rare cancer, Without a Ribbon

  • Paul O'Regan: Changing the Game

    Chief executive Paul O’Regan reveals how LJ Hooker Home Loans’ new model is tracking and what brokers who join the group can expect

  • Do elite broker clubs harm consumers?5 comments

    ASIC has proposed a shift away from broker clubs to provide better consumer outcomes and MPA asks three brokers what they think about it

  • What is your BDM for?

    Far from being middlemen, BDMs are becoming a vital link between brokers and lenders in an era of rapid policy changes. Australia’s top BDMs tell MPA how they can help your business

  • Alt-doc: same destination, different route

    Lenders are urging brokers not to leave their small business owner and self-employed customers behind when it comes to lending. Here they tell MPA why alternative documentation shouldn’t hold borrowers back

  • Solving the $60b funding gap for SMEs

    One of Australia’s leaders in unsecured lending says alternative finance is the solution to small business’ financing troubles