Responding to a historic crash in the housing market and swelling competition from commercial banks has proved difficult for the Loan Brokers industry over the five years to 2014. Industry revenue peaked prior to the recession with insatiable consumer demand for credit and the widespread use of a range of mortgage options for previously unqualified borrowers. While increasing housing prices and housing starts have supported modest growth, revenue remains well below prerecessionary levels.
This industry is made up of establishments that arrange loans, especially mortgages, by bringing borrowers and lenders together on a commission or fee basis.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.