Each episode of Clear to Close is a deep dive into topics impacting mortgage and real estate professionals. We’ll be sitting down with industry thought leaders and seasoned mortgage pros to challenge our assumptions and go beyond surface-level discussions for a no-BS view of the issues impacting the industry.
019: How To Become The Go-To Lender For A Top Real Estate Agent
Today’s purchase-heavy market is here to stay for the foreseeable future. For lenders, that means real estate agents hold the keys to prospective borrowers. In our latest episode, we sit down with long-time real estate agent and author Mindy Jensen to learn how lenders can grow their referral networks and keep the volume flowing. Mindy dives deep into real-world best practices and gives honest advice that both new and experienced lending professionals can use to earn the coveted title of “go-to lender.”
018: Building a More Inclusive Industry One Event At a Time (w/ Jeri Yoshida & Molly Dowdy)
On today's episode, we sit down with NEXT Mortgage Events Co-founders Jeri Yoshida and Molly Dowdy to discuss the changing role of women in the industry. Learn why Jeri and Molly launched NEXT and its growing impact, from increasing visibility for underrepresented groups to flipping the industry conference format on its head. For entertaining stories and thought-provoking takeaways, don’t miss this one!
017: Intro to Capital Markets (w/ Rob Chrisman)
Capital markets are a critical part of the mortgage industry. You’re probably generally familiar with the term and likely know it’s a department in your company. At the same time, you may not realize the important role it plays in a lender’s profitability and a borrower’s ability to get into their new home. In our latest episode, we sit down with industry veteran and self-proclaimed “capital markets guy” Rob Chrisman to give our audience an easy-to-understand introduction to capital markets. Plus, enjoy some great analogies where hosts Bryan and Alan are cast as gas station business owners at 10,152 feet on your way to understanding this vital mortgage industry topic.
016: How to Boost Your Brand with a Sharing Mindset (w/ Michael Hammond, Founder NexLevel Advisors)
In this episode, we sit down with NexLevel Advisors Founder and industry vet Michael Hammond to discuss the surprising returns that sharing and being open in the mortgage industry can bring to your brand and your business. The marketing game is changing, and consumers have new expectations for the people and companies they work with. Learn how a sharing mindset can help you create a stand-out brand relevant to today's customers in this insightful conversation.
015: Building A Company For the Long-term (w/ Kevin Peranio, CLO PRMG)
On today's episode we sit down with Kevin Peranio, Chief Lending Officer at PRMG, and pick his brain on how he approaches business problems, his focus on building for the long term, what giving looks like in the industry, and even a little caffeine advice. Enjoy!
014: 2021 Mortgage Lending Resolutions
On episode 14, we sit down for a roundtable discussion, joined by Maxwell Director of Content Allison Leung. Today's topic? 2021 mortgage lending resolutions. Right now, you might finally have time to take a breath as this crazy year comes to a close. That makes it the perfect opportunity to start preparing for how you'll grow (and thrive) in 2021. Join us as we discuss the top 5 things every lender needs to be considering as we head into the new year. Listen now!
Clear and Relevant Info
I have been looking for a show like this for a long time. Talking about loans and the industry and all the details around it. This show nails it.
Keep up the great work, but maybe stay away from the group drinking episodes. That one was a little....
Otherwise, totally awesome!
Maxwell does it again
Maxwell consistently puts out high quality mortgage content and if episode 1 is any indication, their podcast will be similarly valuable to mortgage professionals