AB issue 14.21

by 08 Nov 2017

Cover Story

Stephen Moore
Choice’s CEO talks about commissions, elevating and growing the industry,and ensuring Choice is an aggregator of the future

Feature Stories

Industry associations aim to reduce compliance burden on brokers
Both the FBAA and the MFAA have responded to increased regulatory oversight by providing brokers with a number of tools and support strategies to reduce their compliance workload.

Finding Common Ground
For those who see ASIC as the ‘bad guy’, consider this: one of its senior executives working in the broker space has gone to brokers on two occasions for help in finding a suitable loan for his own home.

Celebrating the industry's standouts
Simon Orbell was outside the awards ballroom congratulating and celebrating his colleague Misa Huynh when the award he was nominated for was being presented. 

Finsure crowned best aggregator
Just six years ago Finsure was a new name in the industry with not even one broker on board. Now it boasts a network of 1,300 and is officially at the top of its game, winning the Aggregator of the Year award (over 500 brokers) against some veteran industry players at the 2017 Australian Mortgage Awards. 

Cautious approach to Perth
For Multifocus Properties & Finance CEO Philippe Brach, investing in Perth at this point is still far too risky, given its lack of economic stability.

Digitising commercial loans: leading lenders make the shift
Electronic lodgement of commercial loan applications is on track to become the industry norm in the future, forecasts NextGen.Net sales director Tony Carn.