From AFG broker to firefighter: How you can harness the value of your trail book to pursue other dreams

At the beginning of 2021, Sam (name changed to protect his identity) had an epiphany. After a decade of building and nurturing a successful mortgage brokerage and helping clients achieve their dreams, it was time to realise his own ambitions by following his passion in firefighting.

Sam’s primary concerns were ensuring his clients would be transitioned to a safe set of hands and achieving a sale price commensurate with the hard work and energy he had poured into his business.Read More

The sharks of mortgage broking: How to eat and avoid being eaten.

The sharks of mortgage broking: How to eat and avoid being eaten.

It’s likely that you’ve heard the saying “there are two certainties in life: death and taxes”. While this holds true for the vast majority, there’s a third certainty for those in the mortgage broking industry, that being change.

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Time to get your house in order: What we can expect from the ATO in 2021

What we can expect from the ATO in 2021

2020 was a lenient and generous year for the ATO with respect to small business. Not surprisingly as a result the ATO’s revenue target took a hit and debt levels increased 18% from $45 billion to $53 billion.

With the worst of the pandemic behind us in Australia and the economy picking back up, it’s reasonable to assume that the ATO will be less lenient on small businesses going forward.

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Rolling in the deep

Reflecting on rent roll trends in 2020 and the outlook for 2021

2020 dealt a lousy hand to plenty of industries – and the property management industry is certainly no exception. If you’re a real estate manager, the pandemic has likely had a significant impact upon the value of your rent roll – and likely a net positive impact if you happened to be in the “right” location.

We’re here to help demystify some of the trends in rent roll evaluation over the last 12 months so that you can appreciate their impact upon your business in 2021.

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Whether you’re a mortgage broker, financial planner, rent roll business owner, accountant or other cashflow business, we can understand and support your specific business goals and needs.

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