Loan Officers

5 Tips for Successful Social Networking

Three-quarters of Americans use some form of social media, spending 90% of their waking hours connected to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram. Along the way, the debate over whether social media is acceptable in the workplace has almost vanished. In the mortgage industry, social media use is not only acceptable — it’s a requirement of [...]

By |2018-09-12T10:32:12+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , , |

Is Your Manager Helping or Hurting Your Career?

What makes a good branch manager? The answer may depend on who you ask, but clearly, loan officers are very opinionated about this issue. Among the most frequent complaints about branch managers is that they are slow to act when a loan file needs approval, they micromanage staff, and they pass off problems to someone [...]

By |2018-08-17T14:21:59+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , , |

Fast Facts About the Housing Market: June 2018

In June, the National Association of Realtors saw the median existing-home price for all housing types hit a new all-time high. Sales, however, continued to decline — they're down 2.2% from a year ago. This discrepancy between prices and sales is a clear reminder that we're in the midst of an inventory shortage and affordability [...]

By |2018-08-08T15:20:08+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Advice, Loan Officers, Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , , , |

4 Ways Loan Officers Can Support Real Estate Agents

The relationship between lenders and Realtors® is a symbiotic one. In other words, it's a relationship that is mutually beneficial. Cultivating this relationship is integral if both of you are to succeed. Realtors® and loan officers, however, don't always speak the same language. Each seems to have a different perspective — even though the end [...]

By |2018-08-09T02:03:39+00:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Loan Officers, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

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