Big Deal

  • A big deal: Chris Brown

    Award-winning finance broker and real estate agent Chris Brown is the founder and managing director of Sydney brokerage. He helped a young self-employed couple who had been rejected for a property loan by two lenders

  • A big deal: Ollie Lum

    He recently helped a client obtain an interest-only loan involving 22 securities

  • A big deal: Chris Howitt

    Chris Howitt is an experienced mortgage broker at Port Melbourne who has worked at Mortgage Choice for more than 16 years. He assisted a single mum who was struggling to secure a construction loan so she could build her first home

  • A big deal: Graeme Salt

    Graeme Salt is director of The Futurus Group, which includes Origin Finance, Chan & Naylor Finance and Walker and Miller Training. Brokerage Origin Finance helped a couple who had moved their business from London back to Sydney and wanted to buy a property

  • A Big Deal: Martin Mulder by AB

    Martin Mulder, business adviser at VHM Finance Partners, explains how he identified invoice finance as the solution for a construction company refused further credit by its incumbent bank

  • Broker pulls off a big deal by Melanie Mingas

    Following her holistic solution, she received referrals from the project’s builder, agent and valuer

  • A Big Deal: Michelle Lewis by Melanie Mingas

    How a diligent savings plan helped one FHB keep their property ambitions on track when all other avenues were exhausted

  • A Big Deal: Steve Milligan by Melanie Mingas

    Picking up another broker’s bad deal is a challenge in itself, but when the self-employed client is also about to change jobs, the situation becomes far more complicated. Launch Finance director and finance manager Steve Milligan explains

  • A Big Deal: Thuy Hook by Melanie Mingas

    Even when armed with the full facts, broking a mortgage is no easy task. But when clients have financial skeletons in their closet and an impossible deadline to meet, the pressures stack up. Thuy Hook, mortgage broker at EZ Financing, explains

  • A Big Deal: Nick Lowe and William Hamer by Melanie Mingas

    Nick Lowe and William Hamer, joint directors at LH Financial Group, recall how they negotiated an ambitious and complex deal for an entrepreneur