About Ian Cain

Having spent from 1969 to 2000 working across various financial institutions including Commercial Bank of Australia, Finance Corp Australia and holding the top position as Aussie Home Loans number one loan writer in Australia for four 4 and half years, in 2001 Ian took the entrepreneurial path and established Home Loan Connexion.

The vision behind the move was to build a boutique style team of professional mortgage and finance brokers who were focused on helping people make better choices with their finances, whether that be buying a home, buying a new car, starting a business, travelling around the world or enjoying a better lifestyle in retirement.

Fast forward nearly two decades and Home Loan Connexion network now consists of over 30+ mortgage and finance brokers across the country offering customers a wide choice of home loan products via an extensive panel of lenders.

As the founding director, Ian’s vast industry experience, lending expertise and guidance is invaluable, and continues to be key to building the Home Loan Connexion broker network across Australia.

A recognised and awarded industry veteran, to this day Ian is still at the coalface working along-side Home Loan Connexion brokers, servicing and securing loans for the extensive database of clients he has built over the years.

In addition to servicing his own client base, as the founder and co-director of Home Loan Connexion Ian’s also responsible for initiating and implementing strategies that continue to drive the expansion of the group across the nation.

He manages the day to day financial activities, financial risks and corporate standards for Home Loan Connexion, and provides financial assessments and information to the head office team, ensure planning and budgeting activities meet the groups corporate goals.

Having spent nearly two decades cementing Home Loan Connexion’s footprint in the lending market, Ian remains focused on developing and implementing strategies aimed at producing increased outcomes for the productivity and profitability of the organisation.

Constantly on the lookout for brokers who are seeking to pursue a successful and supported career in the finance industry, Ian is always up for a coffee and conversation with potential brokers looking to join the group.

Ian’s key business achievements and highlights include: 

  • Over 48 years’ experience in the finance and mortgage broking industry
  • Founded and established Home Loan Connexion in 2001
  • Cert IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
  • A Member of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA)
  • 2018 Winner – AFG ‘Business Operator of The Year’ for QLD, NT & Northern NSW.
  • 2018 State Winner – MFAA Excellence Award – Finance Broker Business 6+ Loan Writers
  • 2018 State Winner – MFAA Excellence Award – Customer Service
  • 2017 State Winner – MFAA Excellence Award – Finance Broker Business 6+ Loan Writers
  • 2017 State Winner – MFAA Excellence Award – Customer Service
  • 2016 State Winner – MFAA Excellence Award – Best Broker Group
  • 2016 Winner – AFG ‘Champion Broker Group’ for QLD, NT & Northern NSW.

What Ian’s clients say about him:

Ian was integral in supporting us to buy our first home. We were completely understood from the get-go and Ian worked tirelessly to ensure the process was quick and easy. I have already recommended him to two friends!
Richelle Mc – February 2020


“Ian will sought out the best deal in the market and match it to your needs. He is very friendly and is always available when needed. Ian and his staff are very easy to deal with, they keep you up to date throughout the process. If any issues arise, I am confident he will solve them promptly”.
Steven B – December 2019


Ian and team at Home Loan Connexion provide an excellent service. They are friendly, knowledgeable and prompt with their communication“.
Michael C – November 2019


“If you are frustrated and confused with the Mortgage Rate minefield and you would value service from someone who is down to earth, suburbia orientated, trustworthy yet connected to the Financial Institutions both large and small… give Ian Cain a call”.
Patrick C – November 2019


“Ian was straight forward, provided honest advice and was great in following up. It was a painless process we all hope for given all the documentation required these days”.
Shane H – October 2019


“Ian came around on Saturday at short notice and was willing to take up the challenge with what issues we were facing trying to lock down a home loan. Ian offers great service, really knows the industry and has excellent product knowledge”.
Kurt and Sommer H – October 2018


“I was referred to Ian Cain by a friend who was impressed with his service and I have now used Ian on 3 occasions. Ian has always taken the time to fully understand my personal circumstances and subsequently, I am confident that I have secured the best loan product for my needs and saved money. The communication, professionalism and efficiency demonstrated by Ian and his support staff at Home Loan Connexion are second to none, making the loan application process transparent and stress-free. I would use them again and have recommended Ian to my friends and family”.
Jodie T – September 2018


“Ian Cain is knowledgeable and provided me with access to a wide variety of lenders to suit my needs. I highly recommend him if you are looking for a professional broker to organise your loan”.
Michael C – September 2018


To discuss your lending needs or to have a confidential chat about joining Home Loan Connexion as a mortgage and finance broker – contact Ian on 0418 735 896 or at our head office on 07 3240 4800.

Ian Cain