home loans

You’re vaguely aware of what a mortgage broker does. Judging by the title, you can tell that mortgage brokers… well, help you with your home loan. But, what does a mortgage broker do?

As a mortgage broker myself, I get asked this question a lot of times. In this blog post, I’m listing down several things a mortgage broker can do to make your life easier.

Mortgage brokers guide you through the pre-approval process.

There’s a lot of steps you need to take when it comes to getting pre-approved for a home loan. I can understand how easy it is to get confused when you don’t have the technical know-how. At times, you might even find yourself going back and forth with the whole thing. But, when you have a mortgage broker on your side? Preparing the paperwork is a lot easier. In fact, you’ll breeze through the process in no time!

Mortgage brokers help you pick out the perfect home loan for your needs.

How much time have you spent on narrowing down your house listing? Have you ever found a property you love only to find out that it’s not a viable option for you? Teaming up with a mortgage broker saves you from all that frustration- and from wasting your time. In fact, I make it a habit to offer my clients options that suit their preferences and budget!

Mortgage brokers ensure that you get the best deals in the market.

Think you already have a great discount? What if I tell you that you can get a much better price? Mortgage brokers like me have extensive access to many house listings and deals! With the options I provide, you’re sure to get the best value for your hard-earned money.

Mortgage brokers get you familiar with equity… among other things!

What does a mortgage broker do? Aside from helping you take care of mortgage stuff? Well, we also teach you about a lot of workarounds. In my case, I always find time to educate my clients and explain all the details they need to take note of. This is so they can continue to make informed choices about their home loan- even after working with me.

Mortgage brokers lead you to grants that you qualify for.

Yes, you read that right. Grants! By applying for these, you can save on a huge chunk of your deposit or mortgage cost. A lot of first-time home buyers don’t know there are several grants that they qualify for. Having a mortgage broker on your side ensures that you’re saving every buck you can!

So, in summary, what does a mortgage broker do? A lot of things! Professionals, like myself, can guide you through the process of buying (or selling) a home. In fact, I can confidently say that working with a mortgage broker saves you a ton of effort and money.

Think about it! With expert advice on demand, you won’t have to go through tons of house listings to pick out the perfect home. You won’t have to feel lost when it comes to all the technical stuff. You also won’t have to worry about making mistakes with your home loan. Working with a mortgage broker just makes everything a lot simpler, quicker, easier.

Do you have questions or need help with your home loan, mortgage, and everything else in between? Send me an email about it. I want you to have a positive experience when it comes to buying your first home!


Will Bell Mortgage Broker is a mortgage and finance broker based in Melbourne specializing in residential home loans.  Will is all about the average Australian understanding just enough of the broader economy to take action on your own personal economy.  He is the host of the My Personal Economy Podcast which you can check out here.

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