Lesson Learned: Listen to your inner voice

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). This week, Naples agent Sonja Pound suggests focusing your energy on trusting your gut and building relationships when growing your business.   Read More

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5 ways to amp up your client communication skills

Would you like to close more deals, have fewer challenges in your transactions and leave your clients feeling you truly understand who they are? You might not think about it, but there’s lots more to communicating effectively than speaking and texting. Learn these communications skills and styles to ensure your

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Congressional vote on “de facto QM Patch” postponed

The House Financial Services Committee postponed a vote on H.R. 2445 on Wednesday, a bill that would fix the so-called QM Patch that’s set to expire in early 2021. “We see postponement as disappointing as ensuring lenders can rely on GSE underwriting systems is key to keeping credit box from

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Guaranteed Rate Affinity brings back Jon Altizer

Residential mortgage company Guaranteed Rate Affinity, a partnership created between Realogy and Guaranteed Rate, announced Friday the hiring of Jon Altizer as senior vice president of mortgage lending. Altizer has previously worked at Guaranteed Rate for nine years. He has 20 years of mortgage lending experience. “It’s great to have

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