This use of continuous always gets me confused, and I stumbled on it all the time.
Consumers are increasingly turning to Brokers as the ‘easiest route’ to securing a mortgage. (Written by a native English speaker)
Consumers are increasingly turning to Brokers as the ‘easiest route’ to secure a mortgage. (The way I would have written it)
Grammarly tells me both previous sentences are correct. Would I really be correct? If so, could someone tell me how to choose between both? I'm pretty sure the same would apply to other verbs.