Realtors! Top 10 Reasons to Work with Ideal Lending

Our business and referral partners are the lifeblood of our industry. Building enduring relationships starts with building trust. At Ideal Lending, we know you work hard to find prospective clients. To acquire and keep those clients, you need a lender who shares your commitment to making the home buying experience as easy and as pleasurable […]

Stretches for Desk Workers

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Whether you’re still working from home or going back to the office, chances are you’re sitting at a desk for most of the day. We’ve laid out some important stretches that you can do to keep your blood pumping, reduce pain, and improve posture. Stretch Tip #1: Shoulders and Neck: For the shoulders, reach your […]

The Ultimate Tips to Overcome Objections

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Are you putting a ton of work into your sales process—working with a prospect for days, weeks, maybe even months—to get a deal to the finish line? Just to see it fall through because of some last-minute objection? Today, we are going to talk about how to make you a stronger salesperson by working on […]

Protect Your Clients from the Latest Loan Modification Scams!

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You are the trusted real estate advisor so it’s likely that past clients will contact you when they are struggling with their mortgage payment or have received information in the mail on loan modification or avoiding foreclosure. Here’s some information on the latest scams out there: Phony Counselors: Scam artists present themselves as “counselors” who […]

National Homeownership Month

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The week of June 8, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says, marks the beginning of Homeownership Month 2020—a time of year when HUD, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and others recognize the importance of homeownership and its impact upon the lives of American families, local neighborhoods, and the national economy. During […]

Work-from-Home Productivity

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How Does Stress Impact Your Work-from-Home Productivity? With the current situation, it’s natural that our stress levels may be significantly higher than usual. With many professionals trying to work from home and manage that stress, it can be a challenging balance to maintain. Especially when it comes to productivity, stress can be a major obstacle. […]

4 Great Podcasts for Your Work-From-Home Lunch Hour

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With so many professionals working at home of late, it’s worth diving into the strategies and resources that can help them excel. Though it can be tempting to work through your lunch, taking an actual break here is valuable. If you truly want to maximize this time while still giving your brain a chance to […]

Are You Productive Enough?

Loan officers committed to growing their business need to make productivity a top priority. Otherwise, they risk collapsing under their success. As business grows, so do work demands. Loan officers need to have the productivity skills in place to meet a growing to-do list head on, without working themselves to exhaustion. Real growth and success […]

Safety Tips for Real Estate Agents

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According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Member Safety Survey, almost half of female Realtors and one in four male Realtors have experienced a situation in the past year that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information. Every job has its hazards. As a real estate agent, you […]

Tips to keep your Loan on Track

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As your lender, Ideal Lending is required to provide updates on all critical financial documentation that is over 30 days old prior to your closing. So, whether you’re buying a home or refinancing your current mortgage, please keep the following documents on hand as your loan is being processed. Weekly Pay Stubs – Originals or […]