Vow Financial’s head of commercial & leasing explains why brokers will soon be writing half of all commercial business.
James Mitchell has over eight years’ experience as a financial reporter and is the editor of Wealth and Wellness at Momentum Media.
He has a sound pedigree to cover the business of mortgages and the converging financial services sector having reported for leading finance titles InvestorDaily, InvestorWeekly, Accountants Daily, ifa, Mortgage Business, Residential Property Manager, Real Estate Business, SMSF Adviser, Smart Property Investment, and The Adviser.
He has also been published in The Daily Telegraph and contributed online to FST Media and Mergermarket, part of the Financial Times Group.
James holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature and an MA in Journalism.
The coronavirus pandemic forced businesses to adapt rapidly to change –overnight in some cases. Businesses and employees were rapidly asked to work remotely (or telework) if they could to adhere to social distancing measures. In this feature, Malavika Santhebennur explores what technological tools brokers can implement in their businesses to enable a smooth transition to working remotely over the longer term.
At the end of 2019 and for the first few months of 2020, pundits were naming this year “the year of the first home buyer”. In this sector report, we take a look at why FHBs were flocking to market and how lenders have been supporting this segment of the market.
Brokers are well established as the professional that borrowers lean on for credit advice and help with their mortgage application. But many brokers support their local communities through so much more, whether it be charity fundraising, delivering community projects or bringing financial literacy to a much wider audience. We explore how brokers are delivering more than mortgages to their local community and how it helps from a business perspective, too.