Six months in: How are house prices faring?
Forecasts and predictions that the pandemic is going to push real estate prices off a cliff have not yet eventuated – and many experts believe that suggestions of huge property price falls are overblown. What does the data say?
Beware of rogue private lenders
Many mortgage brokers are unaware of the increased risk of writing new loans in the private lending space. These unregulated providers have always represented a measure of risk, but post-pandemic, private lenders must be assessed with more caution and diligence
A confident choice for the future
The global coronavirus pandemic has thrown a raft of unexpected challenges at brokers in 2020. But the mortgage industry has proven its resilience over time – and in the face of adversity and doubt, Choice Aggregation CEO Stephen Moore remains upbeat about the outlook for the industry
The changing face of commercial lending
Although all sectors of the property market have been impacted by COVID-19, the commercial sector has had the biggest raft of changes to contend with. But Mal Withers, head of commercial at Pepper, remains positive about the opportunities ahead
In the hot seat: Evelyn Clark
Embracing a philosophy that you should always surround yourself with people who challenge you to learn, grow and succeed, finance broker Evelyn Clark from Accession Finance believes in the mortgage industry's ability to positively impact people's lives
Embracing the tech revolution
Historically, finance and real estate have had a reputation for being large, clunky, and slow to adapt but COVID-19 has changed all that