Sydney, Australia (PressExposure) July 17, 2011 -- Australia's largest independently-owned mortgage broker, Mortgage Choice is elated to have won two of the industry's biggest awards within the last fortnight, demonstrating its continued resilience in a challenging market and the ongoing viability of its business model.
The first accolade was ranking number one on The Adviser magazine's Top 25 Brokerages list for the third consecutive year. This was made public on Wednesday 6 July.
The second accolade was awarded on Friday 15 July at the inaugural 2011 Australian Broking Awards: Major Brokerage of the Year - Franchise.
Mortgage Choice CEO Michael Russell said, "We are thrilled to be recognised with two important industry awards in the past two weeks. I want to congratulate all our franchise network members and our staff who loyally support them."
"Each accolade speaks volumes about Mortgage Choice's position amongst its mortgage broking peers across a number of metrics, from loan writer productivity through to submission quality, conversion and on to good old fashioned determination and customer care.
"I am so proud of the enthusiasm our passionate representatives demonstrate every day."
For home loan tips, trends, facts, data and other information, visit MortgageChoice.com.au, Facebook.com/MortgageChoice or Twitter.com/MortgageChoice. Or, call 13 MORTGAGE. For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Kristy Sheppard or Belinda Williamson Mortgage Choice Corporate Affairs (02) 8907 0502 / 0407 450 860 or (02) 8907 0472 firstname.lastname@example.org About Mortgage Choice
Australia's largest independently-owned mortgage broker, Mortgage Choice has sourced a home loan for well over 300,000 people since 1992. It works with all manner of property finance borrowers via hundreds of franchises.
The company writes one in every 25 home loans in Australia by providing professional guidance on, and choice of, products offered by an extensive panel of leading lenders. Many of its brokers provide a broader service, helping customers source commercial and personal loans, asset finance, deposit bonds and risk and general insurances.
Uniquely, Mortgage Choice pays its franchisees the same commission rate for home loans they write, regardless of rate paid by the lender a new customer selects, working in the customer's best interests to tailor a solution to them.
The company has no balance sheet or funding risk, and consistently delivers strong profits and attractive yields. It listed on the ASX in 2004 (MOC) and is a member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).
Recent recognition: 2011 Australian Broking Awards Major Brokerage of the Year - Franchise; No.1 on The Adviser magazine's 2011, 2010 and 2009 Top 25 Brokerages list; 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008 10 Thousand FEET Top 10 Franchise list; 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006 and 2005 MFAA Awards Retail Aggregator/Originator of the Year; 2010 Forbes Asia-Pacific Best Under A Billion list.
Mortgage Choice holds an Australian Credit Licence: no. 382869, issued by ASIC.