(From Mortgage Strategy)
From Lee Martin
I am writing in response to a recent article by Kevin Paterson headlined 'Brokers, don't sell yourselves short' (Mortgage Strategy December 11).
I agree wholeheartedly with him and the sentiments he puts forward in the article. All brokers should charge fees to clients. End of story.
We do a great job for our clients, we put a hell of a lot of effort into our work and we should be brave enough to charge a commercially responsible fee for our services.
Those brokers who don't charge fees can make all the excuses they want but it's because they are too scared to tell their clients how much …