Why Video Sales Presentation Skills Matter

  One positive impact of the pandemic is that originators have been forced to connect with customers via video conferencing. Before Covid-19 restrictions, some originators incorporated video into their sales process but many producers had not. With the rise of remote working, video conferencing has become a primary tool for personal interaction. Even sales leaders […]

Lenders: Are You Focused on What Matters Most?

  In mortgage origination, declining interest rates can result in overwhelming volume, as the industry experienced in 2020. While companies and producers alike racked up record profitability last year, a robust refinance market can distract lenders from focusing on critical long-term success strategies. When business is humming along, it is easy to become complacent and […]

Mortgage Originators: Don’t Be a Copycat!

  In mortgage banking, it is commonplace for originators to adopt the practices of successful producers. If one salesperson rises at 4:00 a.m., everyone else feels they must follow suit. If a top producer is active on LinkedIn, other originators will incorporate the platform in their own marketing strategies. Likewise, lenders are copycats too.  If […]

7 Lessons from the Year 2020

  Traditional selling as we know it has been dead for a long time but the global pandemic was the nail in the coffin for the order-taker sales model. This strategy is rooted in the days when salespeople went door to door fulfilling customer demand for products. In that era, products were limited and information […]