Ideas, tips and treasures for using old and new mortgage marketing ideas. I am looking to share ideas of how to use what we know about products and process to help market ourselves in new ways.
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I wrote this article for Loan Officer Magazine a number of years ago. I think it is still applicable and the response I received two years ago tells me that many people have considered and tried it. Please let me know of your successes. Here we go... As world events have so recently showed us, it...
Why is it that every time I go past a real estate office, the property next door is listed by another agency?
Do you ever get stuck? Afraid to move forward? Afraid that you won't be successful? At a loss for what to do next? Have you ever gotten frustrated by a stream of no's and clients that have moved on to other agents, or decided not to buy or sell?These situations create and are caused by fear. Yes ...
With constant news about increases in property values, bidding wars for homes on the market, a robust new construction market and government deficits, property taxes are rising at an alarming rate. As more people move into an area municipal service costs increase with the population increase. Sch...
Hi Everyone. I wrote this a while back in response to a real estaet agent asking how I went about pre-approving a buyer. They had an anxious seller and wanted to present the pre-approval in a way that made the seller comfortable. Here goes...You just got off the phone with the lender that your re...
We've had a couple of excellent posts regarding Chamber of Commerce membership and networking. Chambers are excellent organizations to meet new referral sources and build your social network.IN addition to the Chamber's of Commerce, other referral organizations exist that are more structured and ...
How do you save enough money for the down payment? This is often the most daunting challenge that you will face as a new homeowner. You don't have a house to sell and you may need to do this on your own. Not to worry. The biggest challenge is to make the commitment to save the money.Let's get sta...
I just found this in my computer and thought I would share this with you. Again, this is part of the notes I send to my clients when they have a questions. If I had a nickel for every time this was asked, I could insure my life myself. This is a good question to ask and the answer will require t...
Here is another one of my posts to buyers. You can use your blog to give your buyers 24/7 access to your expertise. I know we have many experts looking at this. Remember, I wrote it for the buyer. Let's face it. When you are buying a house, not everything is perfect. As a matter of fact there wil...
I just read Nima's post that he had joined the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. Good job. It is something all of us should be doing. I am a member of 4 chambers and have been for 10 years. I do this because I am the only residential loan officer there. There is more busness at the chamber for mortg...