According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Melbourne is the fastest growing city in the country, with a current population of 4.64 million. The prediction is that Melbourne will soon overtake Sydney as the most populated city in Australia.
Social media is a vital tool for today’s loan officers – but most don’t know how to take full advantage of it
Sometimes there are things in life that simply take people by storm – most recently, Avatar the insanely successful movie from James Cameron, Facebook & Twitter, Jersey Shore the reality MTV series (come on! you know you watch it) and Lady Gaga the hit pop artist, just to name a few. Each of these examples has made a lasting mark on their respective industry.
Did you notice how quickly the halfway point of the year arrived? What a roller coaster it has been. We have seen a more challenging, shrinking market for refinance originations, overall loan volume down, and the number of originators competing for that shrinking pie greatly reduced.