AB issue 13.22

by 14 Nov 2016
COVER: PFS Financial Services
Daniel O’Brien, owner of this year’s AMA Brokerage of the Year, on what it took to make his one-broker band the industry’s best

Industry spotlight: Leading the charge
Bank of Queensland’s head of third party distribution, Adrienne Smith, tells Australian Broker about the lender’s new program that will see branches offering greater support to brokers and their clients

Consumer insights: Non-property owners the most vulnerable
AMP report says less than half of Aussies are financially confident while Digital Finance Analytics’ Household Confidence Index shows non-property owners feel the most vulnerable

Global property agency Knight Frank has released a report on the state of Chinese investment in international property
markets. It shows that investors’ eyes are firmly set on commercial real estate in Melbourne and Sydney

Commercial: Chinese investors covet commercial properties
Global property agency Knight Frank’s report shows that investors’ eyes are firmly set on commercial real estate in Melbourne and Sydney

Opinion: Your trail book is an asset 
Trail Homes director Nick Young addresses how a trail book can actively be used to generate business growth – without losing your clients in the process

Caught on Camera: Australian Mortgage Awards
The evening of 21 October saw over 600 mortgage industry figures flock to Sydney’s The Star for the 15th annual Australian Mortgage Awards.

Best practice: Data to drive business
Property market analyst John Lindeman tells the MFAA how brokers can use data from the ABS to increase their bottom line