Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Phoebe and Elodie Blamey

    Mother and daughter Phoebe and Elodie Blamey work together at Melbourne brokerage Clover Financial Solutions, which Phoebe set up 12 years ago. Elodie became a broker last December and is a finalist for Young Gun of the Year – Independent at the Australian Mortgage Awards 2021

  • In the hot seat: Leigh Paliwal

    AB sits down to chat with Sydney broker and Property Nerds host Leigh Paliwal

  • In the hot seat: Sunil Kumar

    "Australia is a place where, if you are willing to be dedicated, driven, passionate and inspired, you will find a greater level of success in any field"

  • In the hot seat: Kylie Meredith

    Kylie Meredith is a mortgage broker at The Savings Centre on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. She became a broker five years ago, after working as a settlements officer and in customer service roles at ASIC and Telstra

  • In the hot seat: Andy Truong by Antony Field

    Andy Truong worked at Commonwealth Bank for 10 years before setting up Melbourne brokerage Alliance Mortgage Group almost four years ago. The award-winning broker also part-owns a restaurant on the Mornington Peninsula

  • In the hot seat: Chris Hall by Antony Field

    Finance broker Chris Hall is the founder and managing director of Sydney brokerage Blue Crane Capital. The 2019 MPA Young Gun and 2018 MFAA NSW/ACT Newcomer of the Year talks about his move from banking to broking

  • In the hot seat: James Jabbour by Antony Field

    James Jabbour is a Sydney mortgage broker and team leader at Smartmove Professional Mortgage Advisors. The former rugby league player, who represented Lebanon, says the attributes he picked up as a player helped him make the transition to broking

  • In the hot seat: Anusha Haran by Antony Field

    With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, Anusha Haran works alongside her husband, Ram Kota, and specialises in commercial finance

  • In the hot seat: Hilal Aydemir by Antony Field

    Hilal Aydemir is the director of Sydney brokerage Blu Belle Finance. Aydemir specialises in SMSF loans and has more than 30 years’ experience in the finance industry, including BDM roles at Macquarie and Citibank

  • In the hot seat: Sam Farha by Antony Field

    Sam Farha is a mortgage broker with more than 10 years’ experience in banking and finance in roles at Bendigo Bank, CBA, Westpac and Macquarie. In February he joined the brokerage team at LendWealth in Sydney