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How to design a standout business card as a mortgage broker

As a mortgage broker, your business card is a quick and easy way of ensuring key contacts have your details to hand. You never know when a networking event might present new opportunities with lenders or buyers, and you don't want to be scribbling your details on a scrap of paper. Whether you're thinking of branching out into the industry or...

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Does your mortgage broker business have an optimised workflow?

Life in the mortgage industry is pretty busy. You may have customers, lenders, other brokers and real estate agents to juggle, all competing for your attention. To keep yourself sane and get your broker business working to maximum capacity, you need to optimise your workflow.  Take a look at your work processes and ask yourself if...

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5 skills that will help you become a mortgage broker

Are you looking for a new career but not sure where to start? Or do you already know that you're interested in being a mortgage broker? Either way, it's not just about understanding mortgages and being able to work out monthly repayments. Becoming a mortgage broker requires a raft of skills to ensure you attract, retain and satisfy clients as...

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What does being a mortgage broker actually involve?

If you're thinking of making mortgage broking your career of choice, you'll be wondering what every day involves and how to get started. One of the biggest benefits of signing up with the Red Rock Brokers group is that you'll be guided through the process. From training to ongoing marketing, we're there to help you build a successful business. What can you expect...

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Why being a mortgage broker works around your family

Having a family means a raft of additional commitments to plan your time around. A traditional 9-to-5 can make this difficult as school runs and extra curricular activities take over. Being a mortgage broker with Red Rock allows you to organise your work commitments around the rest of your life. You can work at times of day that suit you,...

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3 reasons people use a mortgage broker

As a mortgage broker, if you know how to market your business, there shouldn't be any shortage of potential clients. Almost 30 per cent of homebuyers in Australia now seek assistance from a mortgage broker in finding the right loan, according to Money Management. The figure increases to nearly fifty per cent amongst those aged 25-45 years, and the number is...

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What are the benefits of offering mortgage broking in your business?

If your business already deals with clients who may benefit from credit advice or lending services, then you should consider adding a mortgage broker service to your business. With commission generated from mortgage broking in Australia in the region of $2 billion annually, according to a Deloitte report, it makes financial sense to see what you can add to your business income. How...

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The key benefits of becoming a mortgage broker

If you decide to become a mortgage broker, you'll find a career that allows you flexibility in how, when and where you work. Much of your work is dictated by your needs. It's rewarding, as you're dealing with real people everyday and helping them achieve their goals - you are not just tapping into a computer...

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5 tips on upskilling in your mortgage broker career

A mortgage broking business needs employees who can turn their hand to dealing with anything that may arise. Your customers will receive improved service if staff are able to communicate effectively, as well as perform the task they are employed to do. Workers who feel they are skilled and valuable are likely to see increased productivity and morale - especially if...

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How can mortgage broker businesses save time on recruitment?

Mortgage broker business recruitment is no different to recruiting in other industries. Your goal is find someone who will excel in the role, in a timely and cost-effective manner. But anyone who's hired people before knows this isn't always an easy task. Here are some tips for saving time when recruiting for your mortgage broking business. 1. Keep...

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