On the money: Recovery in the housing market will favorably impact the industry's performance

Recovering from a historic crash in the housing market and responding to swelling competition from commercial banks have proved difficult for the Loan Brokers industry over the five years to 2017. Industry revenue peaked prior to the recession due to insatiable consumer demand for credit and the widespread use of a range of mortgage options for previously unqualified borrowers. With general improvements in the housing sector in recent years, the industry has turned its focus toward restoring its reputation. Over the five years to 2022, the continued recovery of the economy, particularly the housing market, will favorably impact the industry's performance...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
44,922
Businesses
11,903
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Regulation will remain high and is expected to prevent the industry from recovering fully
  • Big banks have bypassed industry operators, citing their involvement in the subprime crisis
  • Despite improvements in industry performance, profit will fall short of prerecessionary levels
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    With revenue and profit margins increasingly stifled by external competition, performance of the Loan Brokers industry has been volatile over the past five years. Loan brokers arrange loans by bringing together borrowers and lenders; they generate revenue from this service on a fee or commission basis. During the period prior to the recession, an increasing appetite for credit and a multitude of new mortgage options expanded demand for industry services, boosting both revenue and enterprise figures. However, the subprime mortgage crisis completely reversed these trends, and revenue and the number of industry operators have both declined substantially as a result. Sin...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Loan Brokers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Loan Brokers Industry are

  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Having relationships with lenders
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as year conventional mortgage rate and House price index in the Loan Brokers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Loan Brokers Industry?

    This industry is composed of establishments that arrange loans, especially mortgages, by bringing borrowers and lenders together on a commission or fee basis.

    Industry Products
  • Residential mortgages
  • Commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Home equity loans
  • Vehicle loans
  • Loans to governments
  • Brokering and dealing products
  • Industry Activities
  • Brokering residential mortgages
  • Brokering commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Brokering home equity loans
  • Brokering equipment financing arrangements
  • Brokering vehicle loans
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • House price index
  • External competition for the Loan Brokers industry
  • Housing starts
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Mortgage origination volatility
  • Commercial banks circumvent brokers
  • Internal competition mounts
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Limited recovery
  • Escalating regulation
  • Brokerage consolidation
  • Table: Loan Brokers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Loan Brokers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Banking
  • Industrial Banks
  • Savings Banks & Thrifts

  • Products & Services
  • Residential mortgages
  • Brokering and dealing products
  • Commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Other
  • Home equity loans
  • Vehicle loans
  • Loans to governments
  • Chart: Loan Brokers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Existing home buyers
  • First-time home buyers
  • Businesses
  • Other consumers
  • Governments
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Loan Brokers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWages and depreciationMarketing costs and rent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Loan Brokers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Loan Brokers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Loan Brokers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Loan Brokers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Housing starts (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    2-28 Loan
  • A loan that has a fixed rate for a certain period of years until the rate becomes adjustable for the remainder of the loan.
  • Alt-A Loan
  • A category of mortgages that have a risk potential greater than prime but less than subprime.
  • Mortgage Origination
  • The creation of a new mortgage that involves a range of necessary legal papers and placement of the mortgage on the lender's books.
  • Ninja Loan
  • A loan where the borrower can qualify with no income, no job and no assets.
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