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Volume 2 Audiobook Release

Grab your funky headphones! Amazon just went live (at last) with the audiobook files for Be The Better Broker Volume 2: Days 1-100 As A New Broker, Building Lasting Foundations and Surviving In The Meantime  and as only Amazon has the power to do, they have decided on a sale price of $3.47 as an […]

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Conference Like A Boss!

This is a compilation of thoughts, ideas and actions taken during two four day (bi)annual conferences attended a few years ago. From each of these two conferences I drew more value and actionable content than from just about all conferences combined that I have ever attended previously. Not because the conferences themselves were radically different from […]

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You want fries with that?

Be the expert, not just another order taker Clients often (nearly always) request a 5-year fixed mortgage. The easy, and the lazy, path is to simply give them what they ask for. However our role as Brokers is to be the expert advisor, not simply an order taker. Advise Our role is to present options, […]

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I Love Mortgage Brokering

Hi there, Last week was the first post missed since the start of the year. I am on the final stretch with Volume 2 and deep into final editing. Another week or two and I will be done and back to the Blog while the book winds its way through copy editors and typesetting. Hopefully […]

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Things we wish we had known

An excerpt from ‘Be The Better Broker‘ Volume 1. Nearly half of all new Mortgage Brokers leave the industry within four years. Thirty-six percent are gone within the first two years. Another 11 percent do not survive through their fourth year. I wondered what advice might help new Brokers avoid becoming one of those statistics, […]

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I Love Mortgage Brokering

Audiobooks (which should always be played at 2X speed) led me to podcasts a couple of years ago. One in particular which I have enjoyed since its inception was created by Kelowna BC based Mortgage Broker Scott Peckford. The Aptly named ‘I Love Mortgage Brokering‘ podcast. Informative episodes with great tips and tricks from various industry top […]

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