Rob Emmett

Rob Emmett

Rob Emmett is the CEO and founder of Collins Home Loans and Express Fund Equipment Finance. Rob has over 25 years experience in banking and finance after commencing Collins in 1992. Rob has a strong background in management with a number of Australia’s largest merchant banks. Rob is a qualified CPA with the Australian Society of Accountants and a current Fellow of the Mortgage and Finance Industry Association. Rob is a former Victorian State Council of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA). Prior to establishing Collins Home Loans, Rob worked in many areas of banking including credit, structured and corporate finance, securitisation and property finance. Since then, Rob has used his knowledge of many areas of banking and finance to grow and evolve his businesses from single mortgage to a reliable finance company that originates, brokers and manages residential and commercial loans, and vehicle and equipment finance across the country. Rob is described by those who know him as clear-thinking, goal-orientated and loyal. He loves new challenges and opportunities and feels excited to grow and develop the business into a large mortgage broker with an extensive client base. In his free time, Rob enjoys skiing, paddle boarding, watching footy (he backs the Magpies) and supporting his three active boys at their various sports fixtures.

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Recent Posts

Competition will be the biggest loser - the unintended consequences of destroying the mortgage broking industry

by Rob Emmett on Feb 7, 2019 3:04:53 PM

Borrowers and mortgage brokers will pay for the banks’ bad behaviour in the wash-up of the royal commission.

A Timely Reminder  - No Mortgage Brokers...No Competition!

by Rob Emmett on Nov 21, 2018 9:24:23 AM

The Banking Royal Commission has once again served up some startling revelations, with the recent appearance at the Commission of the Commonwealth...

First Home Buyers are back in town!

by Rob Emmett on Oct 31, 2018 9:13:00 AM

Official data released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, shows that first home buyer loans are up a staggering 50% in Victoria and...

Should I keep my home as an investment property?

by Rob Emmett on Jul 31, 2018 1:13:00 PM

You might be thinking about your next property and wondering about converting your current home into an investment property and place it onto the...

No mortgage brokers...no competition

by Rob Emmett on Jul 22, 2018 1:14:00 PM

New research released from the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), in response to the Banking Royal Commission, reveals that...

Property investment: How to buy a second property with no deposit

by Rob Emmett on Jul 19, 2018 10:10:00 AM

Are you dreaming of owning a second property –  maybe a holiday home? A place you can escape to with family and friends? Perhaps you’ve reached...

So is it time to turn the tables on your Bank?

by Rob Emmett on Jun 5, 2018 3:38:12 PM

In a move mostly predicted by economists, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) board has again decided to keep the cash rate at a record low of 1.5...

Tips to spring clean your finances for the year ahead

by Rob Emmett on Feb 13, 2018 2:11:18 PM

The beginning of a new year is often a time to spring clean your finances for the year ahead. Whether your finances include a budget, savings,...

Would Santa qualify for a home loan?

by Rob Emmett on Dec 6, 2017 10:13:00 AM

Sure he brings joy to millions but let's face it, Santa is pretty old and in terms of home loan eligibility, may struggle to qualify for a loan...

How to make positive changes to your finances that actually stick

by Rob Emmett on Sep 20, 2017 10:21:19 AM

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed about your finances but so often these feelings are related to your relationship with money and how you manage it,...