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Lorrie Rasmussen is our guest in this episode. Lorrie was one of our first guests from back in episode 5 and she is back to give us an update on where her business is today. Scott and Lorrie talk about the Alberta housing market, Lorrie’s 30 min turnaround guarantee, and how they do not use voice mail in her office between 9 to 5.


  • Location: Cochrane, AB
  • Brokerage: Mortgage Architects
  • Years in the industry: 15


‘Success is never owned. it’s only rented, and the rent is due every day.’

Good Stuff

    • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="3:45"]″] I think our prime purpose in life is to help others.
    • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="4:50"]″] How did you get into the mortgage business?
    • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="7:20"]″] I had my worst January in 10 years but, we are back on track now.
    • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="8:40"]″] I’m trying to spend more time educating my referral sources.
    • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="9:45"]″] We are guaranteeing a 30 min turnaround time (between 9-5).
    • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="10:55"]″] 50% of my business comes from builders.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="11:40"]″] Tell us about a failure you had and what you learned from it.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="12:15"]″] You have to find out what’s important to your referral sources.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="13:34"]″] How do you deliver on your 30 min guarantee?
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="15:00"]″] Do you have a morning routine?
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="17:05"]″] We make sure everything is on time.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="17:55"]″] Who is on your team and what do they do?
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="18:10"]″] We do not use voice mail during working hours.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="19:40"]″] I’m the ‘outdoor person’ because of everything that has to be taken care of, whether it’s marketing or sales.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="20:20"]″] Do your sales people take a file from start to finish?
      • [spp-timestamp time=””[spp-timestamp time="23:00"] You attract attention with generosity.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="24:20"]″] I can’t dance, and I like hockey.
      • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="24:50"]″] Start of the rapid fire questions.
      • References

      • GoMax
      • Velocity 
      • Twitter



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