AB issue 14.16

by 04 Sep 2017

Brendan Wright
Promoting and supporting gender diversity and equality in mortgage broking has long been one of FAST’s core principals, explains CEO Brendan Wright, because it brings in fresh perspectives and approaches that improve business and strengthen the industry

Broker behind bars 
A district court’s sentencing decision has revealed the devastating consequences of one broker’s desperate $1.9M fraud scheme 

A natural alignment 
Liberty has taken over nMB from Aussie Home Loans, helping the non-bank expand its broker distribution capabilities even further

Reining in brokers
CBA’s proprietary channel showed strong growth, while broker originations lagged to 2015 lows, signalling a potentially concerning trend ahead

Take back your time
Three industry leaders share their tips for streamlining processes and maximising productivity

Brokers facing a lead ‘epidemic’ 
Research suggest that the number of brokers with an adequate number of leads is shockingly low across the industry 

Vulnerable investors
Those with investment loans are at higher risk than owner-occupiers of defaulting in the event of a recession