Lunch & Learn: Are appraisals the next big opportunity in mortgage fulfillment?

This Lunch & Learn for mortgage lenders will explore the evolution of the appraisal process as well as opportunities for innovation.

Why brokerages and mortgage lenders are rushing into JVs

Joint ventures are suddenly stitched into the fabric of a handful of national brokerages. But the idea of the joint venture collides with the loose, informal networks that color the American housing economy.

How to simplify the appraisal process for everyone in today’s hot market

While the world might be slowly getting back to normal, the housing boom is far from over. Appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Robert Dietz on why the single-family rental market is growing

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, NAHB's Robert Dietz explains why the marketshare of single-family rentals is growing despite strong homebuyer demand. He also discusses the NAHB’s latest Housing Market index.

Awards

2020 HW Rising Star: Mark Gordon

Princeton Mortgage National Sales Director

Mark Gordon
Princeton Mortgage National Sales Director, Age: 38

Mark Gordon is continually equipping motivated individuals with tools and skills needed to thrive, leading Princeton Mortgage’s sales team to excel beyond their goals. Gordon drives the team with expansive training sessions focusing on a theory from the Princeton Selling System: a system he developed that contributed to 300% retail sales growth. Prior to Princeton Mortgage, Gordon was branch manager at Metropolitan Mortgage (now Brightgreen Home Loans), where he became the top producing loan originator within his first year. He later became the founder of Fortren Funding, which was responsible for nearly $1 billion in loans in a five-year period. At Princeton, he has built a sales machine that is thriving as one of the major pieces contributing to the company’s tenfold growth since 2018. The sales team grew in size by 500%, retail sales have risen 300% in two years, wholesale sales have jumped 1,000% in two years and 95% of Princeton Mortgage’s loan originators experienced their best sales year in 2019. 

What is one thing you would tell a younger version of yourself? 
“You need to read more. The more I’ve read, I’ve learned that you don’t have to experience every pain and failure. It’s easier to learn lessons through others’ journeys. I’ve begun reading more recently and I feel like I missed out on many lessons that books could have provided for me in the past.”

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