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When's the best time to switch to a mortgage broker career?

Are you itching to escape the boredom of your current position and start in something completely new? Has becoming a mortgage broker caught your eye as a possible solution? If so, you might be wondering when's the best time to make the switch. When's the best time to become a mortgage broker? The short (and honest) answer...

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Could a mortgage broker career be your pathway to remote working?

Remote working or telecommuting is becoming more popular in Australia. Nearly a third of all Australians work from home, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data. It's an option that gives people flexibility and the freedom to complete tasks on their own terms. But what about for mortgage brokers? It's a career choice that's perfect for...

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What professional development can a mortgage broker career offer?

Given the requirement for doing a certain number of hours CPD each year, making a plan of what you're going to do is a great idea. Taking the time out to honestly evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, and then planning your CPD around refining the former and developing the latter will put you ahead of the rest. Too many brokers don't plan...

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How to grow your financial advisory by adding mortgage broking

If you want to stand out from the other 25,363 financial advisers UBS reports are active in Australia, you're going to need to do something different. One way is to do something that other financial planners might not - become a mortgage broker too. Growing a financial advisory the usual way There are some fundamental tactics that all financial advisers should follow to grow...

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How to grow your mortgage broker business without sacrificing customer service

Whenever a business is growing fast, it can be difficult to have things like customer service keep pace. After all, rapid growth requires thinking hard about scaling your core offering (in this case, broking mortgages) in a way that doesn't diminish its quality; things like improving customer support can sometimes fall by the wayside. But mortgage brokers that wish to offer value to their...

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3 tech trends that could help your mortgage broker business

Change doesn't have to be intimidating - if you are considering a career as a mortgage broker but are worried about how the industry could change in the coming years, take a look at the three tech trends we expect could help your mortgage broker business in the near future. 1. Using AI for verifying identities Artificial...

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4 tips to make your mortgage broker business more efficient

If there's one thing that continually robs business owners of success, it's inefficiency. You can work as hard as you want, but if your efforts are being channelled into inefficient processes, they are bound to be less productive than they otherwise would be. As business owners themselves, mortgage brokers face this same problem. Here are...

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What are the potential earnings in a mortgage broker career?

If you are just starting out in the working world, or are thinking about a career change, you may be considering mortgage brokering. But the big question for many pondering the switch is 'What are my potential earnings?' While other factors could feed into your decision to become a mortgage broker, like the chance to choose...

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What could Australia's economic growth do for your mortgage broker career?

The mortgage broker industry is one whose fortunes are tied closely to the trends in the economy. When the economy is booming, people have the resources to purchase housing, and mortgage brokers find themselves flush with clients.  What does 2018 look like for the Australian economy, and by extension, the mortgage broker industry? A mixed forecast The November 2017 Statement on Monetary Policy released by the...

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Why mentoring could help take your mortgage broker career to the next level

Richard Branson does things in his own way. His unique approach has helped him found the Virgin Conglomerate of 400 companies, and amass a fortune of over $5.3 billion, according to Forbes. However, despite his lone wolf attitude, the famously independent billionaire has admitted the huge role business mentors played in his success: "The first step to finding...

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