Surviving and Thriving Amid Rising Interest Rates

  Faced with the grim reality of rising interest rates and lower production, mortgage firms are cutting sales staff in an effort to stay profitable. Unfortunately, this strategy reinforces mortgage banking’s reputation as a boom or bust business that has difficulty adjusting to a changing interest rate environment. This isn’t a new issue. External events […]

Are Your LOs Properly Qualifying Prospects?

When I’m conducting sales reviews, less experienced originators will often lament that they really connected with a prospect but that their pitch didn’t translate into a sale. “What went wrong?” they ask. The reality is that just because a prospect and a seller have a good conversation is no guarantee that the sale will happen […]