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How to Grow Your Purchase Originations in a Low Inventory Market

2020-02-19T20:53:23+00:00

Real estate professionals throughout the country have no shortage of homebuyers, but they do have an extreme shortage of available inventory for their buyers to purchase. Mortgage professionals are dealing with the same challenges as they, too, have no lack of borrowers who are pre-approved for mortgage financing but can find properties to purchase, [...]

How to Grow Your Purchase Originations in a Low Inventory Market2020-02-19T20:53:23+00:00

LO’s Need to Stop Believing Technology is the Answer

2020-02-12T19:48:54+00:00

Every 5 minutes, you likely receive an email about some type of technology that promises you that it will get borrowers or real estate agents to bang a path to your door.  One email could be about a CRM system that says it will do all the marketing for you. (what they don’t tell [...]

LO’s Need to Stop Believing Technology is the Answer2020-02-12T19:48:54+00:00

Why LO’s Struggle with Agent Relationship Development

2020-02-04T20:46:26+00:00

There are some loan officers who you will hear say, "I never want to do business with real estate agents." Others will say, "Agents cannot be trusted or are not loyal." There are even loan officers who will say, "I want to do business with agents, but I don't know how to stand out." [...]

Why LO’s Struggle with Agent Relationship Development2020-02-04T20:46:26+00:00

The Missing Ingredients in Business Plans

2019-10-01T16:07:39+00:00

Q4 is the time of year that the majority of the loan officers, managers, and mortgage company owners decide to take pen to paper and map out their goals and plans for the next year. Traveling the country, conducting live seminars as well as small intimate training programs, I find that the majority of mortgage [...]

The Missing Ingredients in Business Plans2019-10-01T16:07:39+00:00

The Numbers Game

2019-11-01T18:51:07+00:00

If you have been in sales for any period of time, you have heard the expression "Sales is a Numbers Game." This is said so often, that most salespeople have become numb to this expression. We all have people in our lives that repeat themselves. It's easy to give an auto-response by saying something [...]

The Numbers Game2019-11-01T18:51:07+00:00

The Myth About Technology and Origination Productivity

2019-10-11T17:54:59+00:00

Every day I see a product or service marketed to loan originators that promise to make them more productive and work less. The ads claim that an originator never has to leave their home, to the promise that borrowers or referral partners will be banging down the doors to do business with them. I [...]

The Myth About Technology and Origination Productivity2019-10-11T17:54:59+00:00

What Do You Really Do for A Living

2019-11-01T18:41:54+00:00

As I travel throughout the country and conduct live presentations, one of the questions I always ask my loan officer audiences, is: "What do you do for a living?"The most common responses I will receive are "Loan officer, "Mortgage professional," "Financing expert," "MLO," and "I make housing dreams come true."Believe it or not, these responses [...]

What Do You Really Do for A Living2019-11-01T18:41:54+00:00

Selling is Being an Interruption

2019-11-08T22:00:36+00:00

No matter how you slice it, when it comes to selling, you are an interruption. No one is ever waiting for you in their office for you to call or stop by. They are not sitting at their desks, saying, “Gee … I wish another loan officer would call on me today.” We often hear [...]

Selling is Being an Interruption2019-11-08T22:00:36+00:00