Smartline news

  • Mortgage Choice bought by REA Group by Mike Wood

    Major broker franchise to be acquired by REA

  • Boom time for regional brokers by Antony Field

    A year on from COVID-19 hitting Australia's shores, regional mortgage brokers have never been busier as the demand for residential property outside the capital cities shows no signs of slowing down

  • 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

  • Creating opportunities for women in broking by Antony Field

    As the world celebrates International Women's Day, Jane Counsel, lead adviser on the MFAA's Opportunities for Women program, is hoping the finance industry will come together to encourage more females to become brokers

  • A Big Deal: Tony Caab by Tony Caab

    Tony Caab, adviser at Smartline, explains why it's important to prepare for a high level of scrutiny when assessors review your applications, and why utilising your BDM and credit scenarios team is key to minimising credit surprises

  • The regional rundown by AB

    Is working in big cities overrated? Top regional brokers divulge the biggest opportunities and challenges experienced outside the concrete jungle