AB issue 9.02

by AB02 Feb 2012

Top stories

 

Sky’s the limit, as brokers skill up

Leading mortgage brokers are embracing ongoing training as key to their professional and business development this year

 

Brokers tell ACCC to scrap mandatory MFAA

Mortgage brokers have expressed their anger with compulsory MFAA memberships, asking the ACCC to scrap the arrangements

 

Wholesale aggregator value questioned

Wholesale aggregators have been lambasted for failing to successfully develop the businesses of multiple independent brokers

 

 

Inside this issue

 

The coalface: Brokers report from front line

Brokers on skilling up their staff, property market referrers and the power of social media

 

Analysis: Interest rate ado about nothing

The power the RBA wields is diminished by big bank threats not to pass on its cash rate cuts

 

Viewpoint: Surviving the online age

Pundits ask what the use of a broker is, and how this will change in an online world

 

Opinion: Find a niche in ‘abundant’ times

Futurosophist Kym Dalton argues today can bring rich pickings – if you find your niche

 

People: Broker New Year’s resolutions

The best of intentions may not always materialise - but here they are for the record