What to look for in a mortgage aggregator

Posted by Nick Allen on Dec 19, 2018 10:07:00 AM

 

Mortgage brokering is all about volume. The more leads you get, the more conversions you make, the more money you’ll earn.

Sounds easy. But how do you get the leads in the first place? And who’s going to do all the admin that comes with a growing business? Oh, and how do you stay compliant?

If you're a mortgage broker in Australia, one option is to join an Aggregator. 

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Topics: document collection, Mortgage Broker, mortgage adviser, software, aggregator selection

Tips to protect your online documents

Posted by Nick Allen on Dec 11, 2018 4:30:52 PM

Filing cabinets stuffed full of files have gone, faxes are ancient technology and photocopiers probably won’t be around for much longer. Security and compliance are core issues in any mortgage broker's business plan. Check out our four tips to get you heading down the right path. 

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Topics: document collection, document administration systems, security, data security

How to set up a client portal for mortgage documents?

Posted by Nick Allen on Dec 11, 2018 3:31:30 PM

A client portal is the most convenient way to collect documents from your clients.

Letting them struggle to attach files and upload them to various emails is really not ideal. Then you’re left battling with a barrage of emails in your inbox. Why not focus on more productive activities?

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Topics: client portal for mortgage documents, mortgage document portal, client portal, best client portal setup

An alternative to email for document collection and loan applications

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 29, 2018 3:41:00 PM

As a mortgage lender, you're likely working with multiple clients at any one time. To process and close their mortgages, you need a host of documents. The busier the season, the more documents you're juggling and trying to manage in your email inbox.

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Topics: document collection, data privacy, email alternative, security, data security, mortgage brokers, loan application documents

6 productivity tools to improve mortgage broker efficiency

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 28, 2018 8:43:06 AM

Mortgage broking is all about providing excellent service to existing clients while chasing new leads. Finding the time to do both is not easy, especially given the amount of paperwork that’s involved.

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Topics: Mortgage, lead generation, onboarding, mortgage, Mortgage Broker, mortgage adviser, technology

How to automate monthly management reports

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 26, 2018 1:25:06 PM

Requesting monthly reports from your team is a core element in any organisation. Regardless of size, status or location - startups and global corporations all measure and report on their performance to someone.

We all know its crucial, but many of us struggle with the mechanics. 

Getting regular reports completed in a timely and orderly fashion is hard when day to day activities take priority. 

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Topics: document collection, document administration systems, board reports, collecting monthly reports

Clinton Waters of Axton Finance on technology and tools for Mortgage Brokers

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 23, 2018 7:45:47 AM

 

Clinton has been in the business for 17 years providing top service out of Hawthorn, Melbourne to Australian home owners.

Working with over 25 bank and non-bank lenders, including the “big four”, the team at Axton Finance pride themselves in giving: No run-around, no jargon, no worries, service.

I had a chat with Clinton as he's a like minded techie - not afraid to make use of cloud tools to improve his business. So let's hear from Clinton.

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Topics: Mortgage Broker, client story, technology, document administration systems, software

7 Benefits of using automated document collection systems

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 21, 2018 3:07:13 PM

 
If you’re responsible for the daunting processes of getting supporting documents, collected, reviewed, corrected and signed-off, you’ll know all too well how frustrating the process can be.

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Topics: lead generation, mortgage, document collection, marketing, data privacy

Lead Generation for Mortgage Brokers in 2019

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 15, 2018 2:51:05 PM

The best strategies for Lead Generation in 2019 and beyond.

Want to generate leads for your mortgage brokerage outside of referrals and word of mouth?

If you want to survive in 2019 and beyond, digital marketing needs to be a part of your overall mortgage broker business plan

We’ve invited Marius du Preez to spill the beans on the best lead gen options for mortgage brokers in 2019 and beyond.

   
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Topics: lead generation, mortgage, Mortgage Broker, marketing, telemarketing, facebook, Google Ads

Sarah Bloxham - On mortgage document collection

Posted by Nick Allen on Nov 6, 2018 3:24:19 PM

We had a great chat with Sarah Bloxham of Let's Talk! Mortgages & Insurance about systems and tools for getting mortgage documents from clients.   

Hear how Sarah has grown her business exponentially over the last two years, adding personal insurance and Kiwisaver (superannuation) to the services she offers clients.  

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Topics: client onboarding, mortgage, document collection, Mortgage Broker, testimonial, mortgage adviser, case study