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How to become a billion dollar broker and strategic ways to win with Jeremy Fisher: In this podcast, 1st Street's Jeremy Fisher talks to FBAA Top Broker about his broking strategies.


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Mortgage Industry Celebrates Night of Nights: 650 of the mortgage and finance industry elite filled The Star Sydney last Friday for the 2017 Australian Mortgage Awards. A total of 31 trophies were presented to the most outstanding brokers, brokerages, aggregators and lenders. 1st Street was named NAB Australian Brokerage of the Year! Click here to watch the event highlights video.


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Australia’s brokerage of the year revealed at AMAs: The 16th annual Australian Mortgage Awards were held at The Star Sydney on Friday night with Australia’s best in the broking industry revealed. Sponsored by official partner Westpac, the event was attended by a crowd of over 650 of the country’s finest mortgage and finance professionals. Awards were presented in 31 categories covering brokers, BDMs, aggregators and lenders. "We see this as the premier awards evening of the year where it recognises brokers, aggregators and lenders who go above and beyond the call of duty," Westpac general manager of third party distribution Tony MacRae told Australian Broker. The winner of the NAB Australian Brokerage of the Year award was 1st Street Financial.


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Lenders Mortgage Insurance For First Homeowners: With Sydney house prices continuing to stay at all-time highs, getting into the property market is tough enough for first home buyers. However, there are numerous additional costs that must be considered, including lenders mortgage insurance (LMI). Speaking to a mortgage broker about your options surrounding LMI can be incredibly useful before committing to the purchase of a property. 1st Street's David Ryman tells Australian Property Investor all about Lenders Mortgage Insurance.


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This month's Your Investment Property magazine deals with a subject that is very much ‘front of mind’ with property investors at the moment – banks and interest rates. In this podcast, Kevin and Sarah catch up with Mardee Blackwood to talk more about the points she made in the issue about getting the best investment loan.


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Finalists revealed for Australian Mortgage Awards: The finalists for the 2017 Australian Mortgage Awards have been announced. The event defines excellence in the mortgage and finance industry, recognising the achievements of outstanding brokers, brokerages and industry leaders across a range of categories. 1st Street Financial is up for three awards in the categories Brokerage of the Year- Diversification, Brokerage of the Year (6-20 staff) and Best Customer Service from an Individual Office.


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Five key qualities to look for when hiring: Ofer Greenberg, COO of multi-award winning 1st Street Financial, explains how he assesses potential employees.


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Mardee Blackwood: Protecting your brokerage from rising interest rates. AMA-winning broker on how 1st Street Financial is gearing up for rising interest rates, protecting clients and the brokerage's reputation.


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7 essentials for growing your brand on social media: Social media has the power to generate substantial growth for your business’ brand if utilised effectively. Don’t know where to start? Jeremy Fisher tells The Advisor to give these seven simple strategies a try.


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Women in Finance finalists revealed: The finalists for the inaugural Women in Finance Awards have been announced, including many representatives and brokers from the mortgage industry. 1st Street's own Mardee Blackwood was named among the finalists for the Mortgage and Finance Broker of the Year accolade.


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Top 25 Brokerages in Australia revealed: This year, more than 70 brokerages from across the country entered their statistics for the 2016 financial year, including volumes, number of loans written, years in business, overall book size, staff numbers, prime lender and more. 1st Street Financial was ranked 4th, up one place from last year.


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Five ways for brokers to engage better with customers: For small business brokerages, engaging and connecting with their customers is invaluable for repeat business, brand trust and reputation. 1st Street's Jeremy Fisher tells The Advisor about five simple strategies that’ll offer brokers clients something of value and set them apart from the competition.


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1st Street Financial won The Advisor 2017 Australian Broking Award for Social and Community Service Program of the Year. The winners were announced at a luncheon at The Star in Pyrmont on Friday 20th June.


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Jeremy Fisher tells MPA: What I’ve learned during my time as a broker.


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We are stoked to have placed 2nd in MPA's Top Independent Brokerages!


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1st Street's Greg Bloom reminds us that the decisions we make today will have a huge impact on our future.


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Check out this live interview with 1st Street's very own Yuval Bloomfield. Yuval discusses the tightening of mortgage lending rules and gives his professional advice for first home buyers.


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1st Street is excited to welcome Ofer Greenberg as Chief Operating Officer.


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