Features

  • Darin Hindmarsh in the hot seat

    Brokerage founder and CEO with a background in construction has put his knowledge of property and finance to use to help people realise their dreams

  • A helping hand for brokers

    Alan Hemmings, CEO of specialist online mortgage broking firm Home Loan Experts, says the introduction of BID and the relaxation of responsible lending laws won't reduce work for brokers, so they need to seriously consider outsourcing

  • Commercial finance: What is the current state of play? by Sarah Megginson

    No one could have predicted the twists and turns that 2020 has delivered for the commercial property and finance market. But as we cautiously emerge from the worst of the pandemic, what does the road ahead look like for this sector?

  • In the hot seat: Kirsty Dunphey by AB

    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 by Jason Fallscheer

    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