When was the last time you peered into the window of an estate agents and spent time browsing the properties on offer?
Protection and general insurance are areas which sit closest to the mortgage process, but these remain areas which are being undersold or simply overlooked by all too many mortgage advisers.
The fintech boom is far from over, but any successful adoption stems from the good old-fashioned skill of asking the right questions.
A good tech solution will ensure that users can simply and conveniently source information to feed their business.
The sooner firms step into the fast lane, the sooner they will reap the tech rewards over the short, medium and longer-term.
The best kind of tech is here to support and enhance the needs of a variety of businesses, not hamper their potential for progress.
In ignoring protection, advisers are missing out on servicing client needs and on a valuable long-standing income stream.
The question is not necessarily how they are backed but how quickly are they able to keep pace with shifts in the market and if their offering is restricted in any way, shape or form.
Integrating flexibility into operational processes has become vital for businesses of all shapes and sizes, and technology has played a huge role in this transition.
Systems and solutions should not come to market with promises of what they will do but what they can already do.