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MFAA announces National Excellence Awards 2022 winners

The winners of the MFAA National Excellence Awards 2022 were announced at a glamorous in-person event at The Star in Sydney on Wednesday night. The MFAA National Excellence Awards celebrate brokers, lenders, aggregators and industry professionals at the top of their game and who have demonstrated exceptional customer service, professionalism, ethics, growth and innovation. 10 […]

Banker turned broker celebrates award win

After switching roles, from commercial banker to broker, George Li is still basking in the glory of winning an award so early in his broking career. The Sydney mortgage broker and director of Leading Financial Solutions won the Newcomer Award at the MFAA NSW/ACT State Excellence Awards on 23 June after joining the industry less […]

MFAA celebrates NSW, ACT Excellence Award winners

The latest 2022 MFAA State Excellence Awards has celebrated the best brokers and lenders in NSW and the ACT across 18 categories. The in-person event was held at Sydney’s Fullerton Hotel on Thursday night following two years of virtual ceremonies. The NSW and ACT awards are the last of the five MFAA state award events […]

Top lenders, brokers honoured

The MFAA has celebrated the winners of its Victoria and Tasmania State Excellence Awards. Thursday’s in-person event was held at Crown Melbourne w. 18 winners were announced. The Victoria and Tasmania awards are the third of five MFAA state excellence awards to be held over the coming weeks. The Western Australia State Excellence Awards were […]

MFAA reveals WA Excellence Award winners

The second MFAA State Excellence Awards event for the year has celebrated winners of the Western Australia Excellence Awards. Thursday’s in-person event was held at Crown Perth with almost 300 brokers and industry representatives in attendance. The Western Australia awards are the second of five MFAA state award events to be held over the coming […]

Broker market share reaches all-time high

More Australian home buyers are relying on mortgage brokers than ever before with the latest industry data showing brokers have now smashed the record for market share. In the March quarter of 2022, mortgage brokers facilitated 69.5% of all new residential home loans, according to the latest data released by research group Comparator, a CoreLogic […]

Perception of female brokers improving, MFAA report shows

Male perceptions about barriers women face in the broker industry have improved, but mortgage professionals cannot afford to be complacent about the low proportion of female brokers. This was the main message that came out of the MFAA’s launch of its 2021 Opportunities for Women report on Tuesday in Sydney. More than 100 people, including […]

Tributes flow for retiring MFAA CEO

Industry leaders representing lenders, non-banks, and fintechs have praised outgoing MFAA CEO Mike Felton, who announced his retirement on Tuesday. During an at times emotional speech at the MFAA 2022 annual conference in Melbourne, Felton (pictured) said told the crowd that he will retire in the spring after more than five years leading the Mortgage […]

MFAA CEO Mike Felton retires

In Mike Felton’s opening speech at the 2022 MFAA National Conference, the CEO announced his retirement after five-and-a-half years in the role. “I believe that now is the time for me to announce my retirement as CEO of the MFAA and I have .rmed the board of my decision in this regard,” Felton (pictured) said […]