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Media Centre

Welcome to our media resource centre. We're always happy to comment on relevant industry issues and have provided a sample topic list below. You'll also find biographies of our key spokespeople in this section.


 

Media contacts

Brendan Wong

Corporate Affairs Executive

brendan.wong@mortgagechoice.com.au

(02) 8907 2502

 

Graciela Gomez

Corporate Affairs Coordinator

graciela.gomez@mortgagechoice.com.au

(02) 8907 0407

Topics we can comment on:

This list is by no means exhaustive and we are happy to help you if we can.

Consumers
  • RBA cash rate direction, decisions and the effect on home loans and consumers
  • Types of borrowers - homebuyers, refinancers, investors, upgraders, renovators
  • Types of applicants, such as singles, couples, friends, family
  • Mortgage/debt stress
  • Housing affordability, housing finance demand and other data
  • Consumer protection issues
  • Results of surveys commissioned by Mortgage Choice, including first home buyers, consumer sentiment, property investors, age-specific, state-specific
  • Tips for borrowers such as coping with rate rises, saving for a deposit, repaying a home loan as quickly as possible, buying an investment property, refinancing
  • Home loan aspects consumers should consider, including: term, features, fixed vs. variable vs. split interest rate, redraw facility, free 'home loan health check'
  • Types of loans and activities, for example: professional packages, bridging, offset, refinancing, debt consolidation
  • 'Non-traditional' loan products such as: family equity, seniors (reverse mortgage), shared equity, low doc
  • Trends in borrower loan preferences (e.g. Homeloan Choices bulletin)
  • Customer case studies

 

Franchising
  • Mortgage Choice as a franchise system (e.g. structure, growth, recruitment activity and other milestones)
  • Issues and trends facing small business and franchisees
  • Results of surveys commissioned by Mortgage Choice such as Potential Franchisees, Existing Franchisees
  • Case studies of successful franchisees and loan consultants

 

Industry and company related
  • Mortgage Choice as a mortgage broker (e.g. services, philosophy, mission, trends within industry, expectations for the future, being a publicly listed company)
  • Milestones (e.g. network growth, loan book and approvals, bi-annual financial results, strategy)
  • Diversification of brokers' product offering
  • National regulation for mortgage brokers
  • State of the housing and housing loan market e.g. Government housing initiatives
  • Lender panel and changes to lending criteria
  • Training and professional development
  • Awards - Industry and Mortgage Choice Business Excellence Awards 

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