AB issue 13.23

by 28 Nov 2016
Damien Roylance 
Entourage Finance’s director tells Australian Broker how his Australian Mortgage Award-winning brokerage is using social media to stand out in the competitive Melbourne market

Hot property has its risks
RBA has warned that if demand doesn’t keep up with supply, there will be downward pressure on housing prices and rents and an increased risk of off-the-plan purchases failing to settle

New small business lender sets sail
Australian SME lender start-up Sail Funding has just launched, offering unsecured loans of up to $100,000 and attractive incentives for brokers referring their small business clients

Broker clients’ satisfaction high 
Deloitte Financial Services’ most recent survey has shown some encouraging findings for brokers, including the fact that the majority of clients have been satisfied with the service provided by their brokers

Treading carefully 
If you’re a broker looking to incorporate property investment advice into your service proposition, make sure you are equipped to do so, writes Ben Kingsley, chair of Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA)

Sydney named Australia’s fintech hub
A report by H2 Ventures and KPMG released at the recent 20/20 conference has rated the world’s leading fintech innovators for 2016 and found that Sydney is home to eight Australian disruptors in the global top 100

Getting gen y on side
With robo-advice gaining traction in the mortgage space, are brokers’ businesses at risk? HomeStart Finance’s Deb Dickson offers advice on how brokers can appeal to that online generation of home buyers known as Gen Y