Become the online expert mortgage customers need

Posted by Doug Wilber on October 22, 2019

This article was originally published to BAI Banking Strategies.

Loan officers have watched mortgage rates drop, smiling all the while. In August, they fell below 4 percent for the first time in three years, leading a rush of buyers to lock in low rates for long-term loans. Since last year, the rate of refinancing has tripled and home purchases are up 12 percent. But as consumers navigate originations and refinances, they need resources to guide them.

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Topics: branding, mortgage, social media for loan officers, social media for mortgage, Employee Advocacy

Accelerate Mortgage Lending Through Social Media Channels

Posted by Ben April on September 24, 2019

 

This article was originally published to The Financial Brand.

Digital mortgage lenders are putting the squeeze on traditional financial institutions. Human connections, however, still provide an edge. Empower your loan officers and other employees to use social media as a way to be human across a wider footprint. Their success can give your institution a little breathing room in the mortgage wars.

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Topics: social media strategy, lender, mortgage, social media for mortgage

How to Maintain Social Selling and Compliance for Larger Teams

Posted by Meghana Hermes on April 23, 2019

 

 
In a Gallup poll of more than 3,000 randomly selected employees, only  36% of those in banking and financial services reported understanding what their companies stand for and what sets them apart from competitors. 
 
 
This disconnect between employees and brand messaging is just one of several reasons that banks might hesitate to transform their employees into brand ambassadors on social media. The brand’s identity could become inconsistent, and depending on what’s posted, the company could expose itself to compliance risk.
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Topics: mortgage, social media for mortgage, Social Media Marketing, social media management and compliance

How Mortgage Loan Officers Can Use Social Media to Sell to First-Time Homebuyers

Posted by Doug Wilber on June 20, 2018

New data from Freddie Mac indicates that first-time homebuyers account for almost half of all new mortgages. Here’s how loan officers can engage young borrowers — and their agents.

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Topics: social media for mortgage

INFOGRAPHIC: The Fast Track from Likes to Loans Using Social Media

Posted by Mikki Ware on August 5, 2015

Close one more deal a month – how does that sound? Lenders and loan officers need every tool in their arsenal to grow and nurture their networks in order to drive more qualified leads. In addition to traditional marketing – cold calling, and advertising for example – loan originators need to use social media to build business relationships online.  Though the housing market has improved, stringent post-2007 loan requirements mean less loan-ready applicants and more competition for qualified homebuyers.

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Topics: social media, social media for mortgage, Social Media for Mortgage Banks, social media marketing

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