It has been an eventful year for brokers - and the broader financial services industry - with numerous investigations taking place to identify how competition and lending practices can be improved. The Adviser looks back at the biggest events that shaped the Australian mortgage industry in 2018.
The digital world is ripe with marketing opportunity, affording brokers the ability to scale their business faster than through referrals. But where should they begin at a time when consumer trust is low? The Adviser finds out more.
Over the 2018 financial year (1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018), the lending market was subject to huge scrutiny, with commissions and reviews of the finance sector seemingly coming out left, right and centre. But as the young brokers in The Adviser’s 30 Under Thirty ranking for 2018 show, with market uncertainty comes opportunity for brokers to become the trusted home loan adviser.