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  • In the hot seat: Kirsty Dunphey

    When Kirsty Dunphey, director of Launceston-based Up Loans, transitioned from a career in real estate to her own mortgage brokerage, she thought it would be a simple cross-step into a similar industry. But 'it was a steep learning curve,' she says, 'and one I'm still on!'

  • The big issues to discuss with borrowers

    Despite the economic challenges we've seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s still demand for residential and commercial finance. However, Jason Fallscheer says there are key aspects of the financing process that brokers need to ensure their clients understand, now more than ever

  • A big deal: Mary Sartinas by Mary Sartinas

    For Mary Sartinas, director of Affiliate Finance & Property, this clunky development finance deal presented some big challenges – but her creative solutions got her borrowers out of a pickle

  • Diversifying into SMSF LRBAs by AB

    Through SMSF lending, brokers keen to diversify their offering can find opportunities to work with SMEs to help them achieve their wealth management goals

  • The new era of open banking by AB

    With the first of July marking the start of 'phase one', AB examines what it all means for borrowers

  • SMSF lending: resilience and opportunity by AB

    Despite COVID-19 impacting demand for housing finance across the board, SMSF loans still hold promise for brokers keen to diversify in the future, says La Trobe chief lending officer

  • In the hot seat: Josh Bartlett by AB

    Over a decade ago, Josh Bartlett, founder and managing director of MAB Melbourne, made the pivot from personal training into mortgage broking: 'I was telling people how to do push-ups one day, and how to get a loan the next!'

  • Helping single women realise property dreams by Rebecca Jarrett-Dalton

    While a growing number of women are taking the plunge, brokers can help many more get on the property ladder