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A Short Mortgage Story

A short mortgage story. Maybe a lesson or two gleaned, possibly even a useful strategy in dealing with challenging clients. The set up… Working with the clients for 2 yrs.  500+ emails. Countless texts. Dozens and dozens of calls… mostly in the evenings and on weekends OK, Can you guess how the story ends yet? […]

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Industry Relationships

An excerpt from Volume 2 of Be the Better Broker. Every interaction you have with an underwriter, a BDM, a team lead, a lender VP and so on during the processing of a file—even just in a casual conversation at a trade show—is you either building or burning bridges. Your primary goal is to recognize […]

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Three Simple Rules – Part II

You need to understand what hard work is before you can lay claim to having done any. Working hard should not be confused with work that is hard. Changing out tires on heavy-duty equipment is physically demanding; performing neurosurgery is mentally taxing; being an ice-road trucker with two sets of log books and a fierce […]

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

The stories we tell ourselves are often out of alignment with reality. Whether it is a tale of roses & rainbows or doom & gloom, rarely do our best dreams, or (thankfully) our worst nightmares come to fruition, and even when it seems as though they are doing so. The peaks and valleys are typically very […]

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Master Your Voice, Hire An Associate, Broker Talk, & No More 5% Down? (#fakenews)

If you missed this session, or this bonus round, with Vinh Giang on the value of Mastering Your Voice – then you really missed out – go back and check them out – for real. 🙂 If you’re ready to operate at a higher level and refine your vocal skills – then CLICK HERE NOW […]

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Eat Failure For Breakfast

In business there are no stupid questions. Don’t give up, keep looking for ways to turn your obstacles into opportunities. […]

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Industry Relationships

Cover of Be the Better Broker by Dustan Woodhouse, Mortgage Broker

Are you building or burning bridges? Every interaction, every conversation with a mortgage industry colleague can be one or the other. […]

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