Big Deal

  • A big deal: Bianca Patterson

    MFAA Young Professionals and Community Panel member Bianca Patterson runs Calculated Lending, a boutique finance and mortgage brokerage in Perth. She helped a client secure a loan to build a home to accommodate her five children, four of whom have special needs

  • A big deal: Sze Chuah

    MPA Top 100 broker Sze Chuah is the director of MLS Finance, a Sydney brokerage specialising in property companies and investors. Chuah navigated a tricky situation to help a property investor, who had a sizeable debt on his home, refinance his loans

  • A big deal: Mitch Boulden

    Jennings Mortgages broker Mitch Boulden won a Pepper Money Broker of the Year – Specialist Lending excellence award at the 2020 Australian Mortgage Awards. His knowledge of non-conforming loans helped an older couple with a credit file default buy their dream home

  • A big deal: Scott Roberts

    Scott Roberts, director of Queensland-based specialist commercial finance broker IBN Direct, called on his 35 years of experience in the industry to help a client with a complex and challenging commercial property purchase involving a tight time frame and council planning issues

  • A big deal: Vincent Moore by Sarah Megginson

    Finance broker Vincent Moore thought he was working on a straightforward deal. It soon became clear that the client's unpaid debts, repayment plans and low valuation were set to cause some issues – and change his business processes along the way

  • 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

  • A big deal: Raj Ladher by Sarah Megginson

    Ending a relationship is tough enough without dealing with an asset split. This borrower, who was nearing retirement, faced the prospect of losing her home – until she met Ladher

  • A big deal: Alex Sperling by Sarah Megginson

    When a couple approached Alex Sperling to refinance a loan he'd arranged for them many years prior so they could rebuild their home, it seemed like a straightforward deal – but the devil is always in the details

  • A big deal: Jason Paetow by Sarah Megginson

    Helping clients is about executing a financial strategy to suit their long-term needs – sometimes that means explaining a higher interest rate is worthwhile in the long run

  • A big deal: Thuy Hook by Sarah Megginson

    It should have been a straightforward deal: an equity release to fund cosmetic renovations. However, a strange interpretation of credit policy left these borrowers in the lurch – which is when broker Thuy Hook stepped in to save the day