Why should mortgage brokers join an Aggregator?

Mortgage broking is a competitive market and professionals need every advantage they can get if they want to stand out from rivals. That's why many brokers choose to join well-established aggregators like Finsure. Read on to find out some of the services you can benefit from. You can take advantage…

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How brokers can maintain good mental health

Mental health is an important issue for employers in Australia, but what if you are your own boss? Taking time off always comes at a cost for self-employed people, which can place them under even further pressure. So how can you balance your mental health with work when you're self-employed?…

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3 ways CRM software can optimise your client management

Customer relationship management (CRM) software is used across multiple industries to improve client interactions, find out how a CRM can help your business. 1. Centralise client information CRM systems act as a repository for all the data you hold on a client or prospect, including names, addresses and contact details.…

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4 lead generation techniques you can implement in 2018

Lead generation is the cornerstone of any successful mortgage broker's business. Yet, 95 per cent of professionals in Australia claim they aren't getting enough leads, according to a recent Wealthify survey. The statistic is hardly surprising; most brokers should want more leads. Nevertheless, 56 per cent said lead generation is…

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Is your LinkedIn profile the best it could be?

LinkedIn is a great way for Australian mortgage brokers to reach an audience of eager homebuyers who are looking for the ideal mortgage. But how can you optimise your profile to appeal to these prospective purchasers? Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Choose a professional image…

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4 New Year’s resolutions every broker should make for 2018

As we approach the festive season, many mortgage brokers in Australia will have their sights set on how to make 2018 a year to remember for their business. New Year's resolutions can be a great way for you to set a goal, plan a strategy and start working towards achieving…

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2 Christmas films to inspire your sales skills

Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit quite like watching your favourite Christmas films. Whether you're a sucker for classics like Miracle on 34th Street or prefer slightly more controversial Christmas choices (Die Hard, anyone?) there's sure to be something for everyone on TV this festive season. But are there…

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Are you doing enough to attract property investment clients?

Conditions are ripe for Australian mortgage brokers to grow their business in 2018. Property investors are facing tighter lending restrictions, and RP Data figures show housing prices have increased 10.6 per cent over the last year. It's perhaps understandable, then, that prospective buyers are increasingly turning to brokers to secure…

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3 of the best apps for mortgage brokers

Australian mortgage brokers should utilise the latest technology to optimise client services, but what are the best apps for busy professionals? Here are three of our favourite apps to help you optimise your client services. 1. RP Data Pro Mobile App RP Data is one of Australia's leading property market…

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Besides loan product knowledge, what skills do you need to become a successful broker?

Everyone knows that to be a successful home loan broker, you've got to be an expert on home loans. This much is common sense - no one's going to do business with you unless you can demonstrate expertise in your field. But if you go into the industry thinking loan…

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