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Returning to work? Why a mortgage broker career could be perfect

Whether you've been off due to the birth of a child, illness or some other reason, returning to work can be difficult. Depending on the amount of time that's passed, you might find that you're no longer interested in doing what you did before. In this situation, starting a new career as a mortgage broker could be the perfect thing for...

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3 apps that can make mortgage brokers more productive

Sometime during your mortgage broker career, you're bound to find that your productivity has begun to slip. The stress has built and built, and your excellent time management practices have gone out the window. In these moments, it can feel like all your hard work is in danger of being for nought, as you just can't seem to catch up....

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How competitive is the life of a mortgage broker?

Whenever a business is booming, more people want to join it - something mortgage brokers will know all about. The most recent data from the ABS Labour Force survey shows 25,400 people were employed as financial brokers in 2015, with the numbers projected to hit 30,300 by 2020. Apart from growth in their numbers, what is contributing to increased competition among brokers? Changing economic...

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What are the best places in Australia to become a mortgage broker?

If you're thinking of making the move to a career as a mortgage broker, congratulations! You're considering a job in a growing field where each new day brings an exciting challenge. While you may now be settled on being a mortgage broker, you may be unsure of where in Australia your new career can flourish. As an industry where you're largely paid...

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Get organised: How to streamline your mortgage broker business

Thomas Edison famously said that "there is no substitute for hard work." As a mortgage broker busy providing your clients with value, you'll know this better than most. But as a professional that deals with leverage, you also know that the effects of one's efforts can always be amplified.  In the case of running your business, your internal processes can always be...

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How to switch careers and become a mortgage broker

Tired of your current career? Does the idea of helping everyday Australians fulfil their home ownership dreams excite you? If so, perhaps becoming a mortgage broker is what you've been looking for. The timing couldn't be better, seeing as it's a great moment to jump into the industry. As with any career change, there's a lot of...

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What skills do you need to become a mortgage broker?

Working as a mortgage broker involves a lot more than being a sleek salesman and knowing how to talk people into making deals. The best brokers bring a lot more than that to the table - they're knowledgeable, have good people skills and have worked hard to build a strong professional network they can rely on. If you're...

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Balancing your mortgage broker career with your personal life

Deciding to become a mortgage broker can be an exciting development in your life. After all, it's a career where you get a chance to help people every day. Whenever you assist a client with making a deal, you're helping a family move into a new home. You're making the world a better place. The downside is that...

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How to be a mortgage broker that gets value for clients

When you're working as a mortgage broker, it's in your best interest to get your clients the best possible deal on a home that you can. If you can find them real value, it's sure to be good for your business long-term - people will realise that you fight for them, and they'll be more likely to...

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3 tips for strong mortgage broker-client relationships

Establishing strong relationships with clients is key to building your mortgage broker career. Of course, you want your customers to be happy and to set them up with the right product, but a high level of trust between you and your borrowers is likely to lead to greater business opportunities in the future. Person first, customer second People don't...

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