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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, or thankfully our worst fears come to fruition, and even when it seems as though they are the peaks and valleys are typically very brief. With […]

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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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Something Old & Something New

The New Scott Peckford of I Love Mortgage Brokering is hosting an event called Broker Talks. It is part Ted Talk and part mastermind designed specifically for Mortgage Brokers. I have negotiated a $150.00 discount off the ticket price for the next 30 registrants. You can check out the event here: http://www.brokertalks.com/. Use this link to get […]

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Change Is The Only Constant

Leave the office for a day and wow, just wow! I love the smell of fresh mortgage policy in the morning! Re the recent qualifying-rate change, we all have the ‘what’ is happening part sorted out. As for details on the who, where, and why, I can only offer some personal opinion at this point, […]

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Crush Your Enemies Totally*

*This chapter title is in fact Law 15 from Robert Greene’s enlightening book The 48 Laws of Power.   Rate, rate, rate, rate! You have spent many long hours and many late nights working through a truly wonderful client’s pre-approval stages. And after dozens of hours, weeks, or even months of work, the accepted offer, the […]

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Required viewing for BC Brokers

Homework for the weekend. Bob Rennie, a real estate marketing machine, starts talking at the ten minute mark and drops useful stat after useful stat. Click here for his annual address to the Urban Development Institute  If you want talking points as to why this market, and all of BC, will continue to boom tune […]

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Subject Free Offers – Another Landmine Lurking

60-day notice to vacate… …words every Mortgage Broker longs to see in an offer written on a tenanted property, in particular when the buyer has less than a 20% down payment. For a client putting less than 20% down, (or for a purchase requiring Mortgage Insurance) the approval hinges on the blessing of one of […]

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