Speed to Respond

August 16, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

At Fairway we are governed by our Core Values. Our 5th Core Value is Speed to Respond. In a busy market we know that turn times and response times often get longer, not at Fairway. It is our commitment to you and your clients that we are attentive, present, and engaged with every loan process … Read More

Equifax Data Breach Settlement: How You Can Claim Your Benefits

August 8, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

The FTC has issued an article explaining that roughly half of the U.S. population is eligible for benefits under a settlement that the FTC and others reached with Equifax. The article provides further information about how consumers can: Determine if they qualify for settlement benefits at ftc.gov/Equifax Learn about available benefits as part of the settlement; Start a claim … Read More

No, The Fed Didn’t Cut Mortgage Rates

August 2, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

Mortgage News Daily published an article this week that explains what the Fed rate cut really means for mortgage rates. They wrote, “Mortgage rates were mostly unchanged today, which will come as a surprise to scores of consumers who mistakenly believe the Fed’s 0.25% rate cut equates to a 0.25% drop in rates. The Fed … Read More

14 Traits of Highly Successful Individuals

July 26, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

Maxwell, a mortgage technology company, interviewed various Loan Officers throughout the country and compiled a list of 14 traits that high-producing Loan Officers embody. We believe these traits apply far outside just the mortgage industry and we hope you find them interesting! 1)    Establish a consistent process – establish and streamline day-to-day processes 2)    Improve … Read More

Beat the Heat

July 19, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

The temperature in Delaware this week has matched the real estate market and it’s hot, hot, hot! The sun is expected to keep shining all weekend long and if you’re looking for a way to beat the heat check out this list of the top 10 beaches in DE ranked by the Crazy Tourist to enjoy sun … Read More

What’s Still Coming in 2019

July 12, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

The market has proven strong for the first half of 2019 and there are no signs of it slowing down. Forbes published an article discussing 6 predictions from experts on the housing market for the second half of 2019. The six predictions are: Millennials will drive the market Inventory will improve—but not by much Home … Read More

Don’t Set Off the Bozo Explosion

June 28, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

The industry is busy, the demand for speed is high and there is more talk than maybe ever about creating teams to meet the needs of consumers. The question is, is there enough emphasis on what makes a strong team? Are people truly taking the time to interview and evaluate versus just filling their team … Read More

The Importance of Online Reviews

June 21, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

In the digital age, online review platforms are typically the first place consumers go to research credible professionals. Therefore, it is important to incorporate a process for requesting new reviews and to make it a top priority with every client. Tips to Increase Your Online Reviews: Discuss the importance of your reviews – The best … Read More

It’s Halftime

June 13, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

We’re six months through the year and it’s time to evaluate if your business game plan has been working, or if you need to make adjustments. Are you getting the results you hoped for? Your business is just that, it is yours. How you choose to keep score is up to you, but it’s critical … Read More

Beware of Wire Fraud

May 30, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

Wire fraud continues to be an issue. When a scammer commits wire fraud on your clients, they intercept emails and track frequently visited websites in an attempt to compromise the wire transfer. Here are a few helpful tips that your clients need to know so that they can better prevent wire fraud from happening.   … Read More