The number of loan products on the market has expanded rapidly over the past 15 years and it can be a real challenge to find the best one for your needs. Thankfully, mortgage brokers have also appeared on the scene, acting like beacons on the hill to guide unsuspecting punters through the myriad of products now available. But what exactly does a broker do? We look at choosing the right broker, the qualifications you need to look out for, what the fees and charges are, and how exactly a broker can help you. We also show you how to prepare for a first meeting with a broker and reveal the fine line that mortgage brokers tread in regards to broader financial advice.

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