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: Natasha Choi by Antony Field

    Natasha Choi is a finance broker at The Australian Lending & Investment Centre in Melbourne and was ranked No. 38 on MPA’s Top 100 broker list in 2020. After starting out as a property investor, Choi became a broker in 2015

  • In the hot seat: Ian Simpson by Antony Field

    Smartline broker Ian Simpson is based in Mudgee, NSW, but looks after many clients in Sydney. The 2020 MPA Top 100 Broker and Smartline Franchise of the Year winner started his career at Mortgage Force in 2003

  • In the hot seat: Fi Dimos by Antony Field

    In 2019, Fi Dimos founded Bloom Finance, an Edgecliff brokerage servicing clients in Sydney and Canberra. Transferring the skills she gained from a career in reinsurance, Dimos succeeded in winning AFG's Excellence Award just four months later

  • In the hot seat: Deslie Taylor by Antony Field

    Mortgage Choice franchise owner Deslie Taylor decided to become a broker in 2007 after 15 years in banking. The MPA Top 100 broker is based in Ormeau on the Gold Coast

  • In the hot seat: Sheena Briffa by Antony Field

    She may have started her career in November, but Briffa managed to submit $2.9m worth of loan applications in her first month alone

  • In the hot seat: Andrew Loucas by Antony Field

    Sydney broker only joined the industry in August 2019 but is already notching up impressive volumes and nabbing big awards