Features

  • In the hot seat: Andrew Soo

    Andrew Soo is the director of GM Capital Solutions, a brokerage specialising in construction, commercial and property funding. The AMAs Broker of the Year – Commercial excellence award winner describes his career path

  • Bringing confidence back to brokers

    Brokers feel under siege due to ongoing rule changes and the increasing cost burden on clients, but Wealth Today managing director Keith Cullen wants to help them get their mojo back by extending the services they offer

  • A big deal: Bernadette Christie-David by Sarah Megginson

    How one broker discovered severe negligence by her client's bank and helped pave the way to a healthy compensation claim

  • Six months in: How are house prices faring? by Sarah Megginson

    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 by Glenn Mitchell

    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 by Sarah Megginson

    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 by Sarah Megginson

    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 by Sarah Megginson

    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