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We work as a team to give back to the community, and host events throughout the year to do so.
KITCHENER, ON, October 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ --
Q: What does being a Consumer Choice Award Winner mean to you? How did winning the Consumer Choice Award impact your business?
A: Winning the Consumer Choice Award in the Waterloo Region truly sets us apart from other mortgage lenders in the area.
Q: What makes your business unique in the market?
A: Not only do we work to provide financial solutions for clients that make sense, we truly work to be a part of their financing journey. We work as a team to give back to the community, and host events throughout the year to do so.
Q: How do you keep up with the trends in your industry?
A: I am a part of MPC (Mortgage Professionals Canada) with is an advocacy group for the mortgage industry, and for Canadians as a whole. This board is very active within all levels of government, and it helps me and my team stay on top of market trends, and mortgage rule changes.
Q: What would you like to ask other leaders when you get the chance?
A: I am always interested in how successful leaders organize and prioritize their time. I would start by asking if they are a part of the 5am club!
Q: What are the "core values" of your organization?
A: Our core values are honesty, integrity, commitment and professionalism. There can be a lot at stake when it comes to finances, and your home and we aim to be the best of the best.
Q: Does your company use social media? If so, how had it changed your business/organization?
A: Over the last few years, my company has adopted more and more technology and social media into our marketing. It is a great way to share knowledge and insight, but also advice, and our successes. We gain a lot of business from our online presence, and social media is definitely a large part of that.
Q: What is ONE characteristic that you believe helped you through your career?
A: Perseverance. With over 20 years in the financing industry under my belt, I have seen my fair share of hurdles. I have never let those hurdles stand in my way, and I have always worked to find a way to get over, or around them.
Q: What makes you/your company successful?
A: I believe my team is successful because we are genuine and authentic with our clients. We work to ensure that they are comfortable and knowledgeable when it comes to their finances.
GETTING TO KNOW TRACY VALKO:
If you could only use ONE word to describe yourself, what would it be?... Authentic.
What hobby would you get into if time and money were not an issue?... Horseback riding.
What is your favourite quote?... "Behind every successful woman is a tribe of a successful woman who has her back."
Are you or your company involved in your community (charity, fundraising, etc.)... Yes! We often work with the House of friendship, and the Waterloo Region Foodbank.
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would win a medal for?... Mortgage financing! We'd have to be up in the rankings with that one!
Tracy Valko | Principal Broker at The Valko Team
Address: 623-1187 Fischer Hallman Rd, Kitchener, N2N 4H9, Ontario
Local Number: 519-745-8019
Toll-Free Number: 1-844-745-8019
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