Quit the 9-to-5: Diversifying your business by becoming a buyer's agent

By Sasha Karen 18 January 2019 | 1 minute read

While Bernard Desmond has found success as a mortgage broker, there was still room for him to find new ground and widen his business offering -- which is why he also decided to become a buyer's agent.

Bernard Desmond

In this episode of Quit the 9-to-5 with Ben Handler, Bernard shares how he wanted to break new ground as a mortgage broker and create an offering that no broker could compete with.

He explores why he decided to expand his business offering by becoming a buyer's agent, how long the process took and how he managed to become a buyer's agent while also maintaining his current business.

The panel also discuss the current property market at hand, the events going on that are shaping it and why we're currently in a buyer's market.


For further information or to connect with the Buyer's Agent Institute click HERE



An agent is a real estate professional licensed to guide property buyers and sellers with their transactions.


An agent is a person authorised to act as a representative in the selling, buying, renting, or management of a property.

Quit the 9-to-5: Diversifying your business by becoming a buyer's agent
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