One financial services group and mortgage aggregator is pursuing further diversification with the addition of a property division.
WA-based Ballast said the introduction of a new property division, called Ballast Property, would assist broker clients to achieve financial independence.
"We are committed to assisting our partners and their clients in becoming financially independent and building wealth," Ballast CEO Frank Paratore said.
"We now provide clear direction and assistance with all facets of property investment, self-managed superannuation funds, financial planning, mortgages, risk insurance and accounting."
Paratore said the division would assist assist clients with strategic property selection, acquisition and management of their investment property portfolio.
Real estate, banking and finance executive Nicholas Psyhogios will head up the new division. He said the division would take the 'confusion, guesswork and frustration' out of property buying.