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Turning Static Images into Strategic Profit

If a picture is worth a thousand words, the value of a product video could very well be worth a thousand leads. James McQuivey of Forrester Research says the value of a one-minute video is 1.8 million words. That’s the …

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Professionals in the Housing Industry Have Plenty to Be Thankful For

For mortgage loan originators, Realtors, builders and potential borrowers alike, we near the end of 2015 with plenty to be thankful for.

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What Mortgage Lenders Need to Know Now

The real estate industry is constantly in a state of flux due to economic cycles, government legislation, real estate trends and technological advancements.

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Mortgage Loan Originator – An Optimal Career Choice for Many

For professionals stuck in a standard 9-to-5 job, the professional road ahead may look bleak. However, mortgage loan originators are offered competitive pay, flexible hours and a sense of fulfillment from putting people into homes, without needing a four-year degree.

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Happy Employees Lead to Happy Customers

What’s the secret to building a successful company? Make your employees happy. A happy workforce raises sales by 37 percent, productivity by 31 percent and accuracy on tasks by 19 percent.

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MLOs Will Become More Professional in 2013

If you want someone to renovate your house, you don’t just hire a neighborhood kid with a decent set of tools. You get references from your neighbors and hire a professional who is experienced at home renovation. So why should …

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Guarantee Fees and the November Deadline Buyers Should Know About

By Cal Haupt, President and CEO of Southeast Mortgage On August 31st, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a 10-basis point guarantee fee increase on single-family mortgages. The guarantee fee, or “g-fee”, increase will take effect on November 1, …

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Evaluate the Benefits of Refinancing your Mortgage Before Rates Increase

By Cal Haupt, President and CEO of Southeast Mortgage For most of 2012, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has been falling, reaching new lows in each of the past four weeks. Last week the streak ended and …

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So You Want to Be an MLO…

By Kathy Gyselinck, Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Compliance at Southeast Mortgage Before the housing bubble burst in 2007, many Mortgage Loan Originators (MLOs) operated on a part-time basis, as it is a commission sales position and …

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