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Vera Gonzalez
RE/MAX Suburban, Inc. - Sterling Heights, MI
Gonzo For Real Estate

A few times I had a new lender stop in at open houses. The people there loved it as did I. They thought it was pretty great that a lender would work on a Sunday:)

Mar 07, 2015 02:31 AM
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

Perhaps going to the courthouse and researching records of home purchases during a higher interest rate period and then marketing refi to them.  Blog online about different loans and generally educating the public about what to expect.

Mar 06, 2015 01:34 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Start calling every agent in your mls, then keep going from there.

Dec 01, 2019 10:50 PM
Dipti Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
On a team with Praful Thakkar

Good Luck.

Jul 15, 2018 10:36 PM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Connect with Real Estate Pros.

Mar 08, 2018 11:11 PM
Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

Welcome. Start with your own sphere of influence.

Feb 27, 2018 08:32 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Open houses with a real estate agent?

Jul 09, 2017 05:52 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Develop relationships with agents and create mailout campaigns in moving areas.

Feb 24, 2017 01:29 PM
Robert May
Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate - Lethbridge, AB
Real estate consulting

just looking back through some of the old questions and answers, looks like you got some good replies.

Mar 14, 2016 03:54 PM
JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
Home Loans in Delaware

Write blogs on AR and articles for local publications. Visit builders- they are very receptive. 

Mar 07, 2015 04:51 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Socialize and let everyone know your in the business now. Send out an email blast to your whole address book, put it on FB and anywhere else people know you.

Mar 07, 2015 04:43 AM
Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

The more ways you can reach out ... both online and physically in-person, the better.  Write down everyone you know.  Who can lead you?  Who can YOU lead?  Socialize .. join groups ... volunteer.  Prove you know your job via blogging and what you share ...

Best of luck to you ...


Mar 07, 2015 02:44 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Giving this a bit more thought, and with the lack of information provided, the most identifiable market segment for you is refinance and HELOC. Your method will be dialing for dollars. This is your quickest and most direct route to a paycheck.

Eventually you will want other sources such as primary mortgages. As mentioned earlier, you wait for an agent to become disillusioned OR you create a value the agent will want to help them gain more business in addition to delivering exceptional service.

Your next question may be concerning 'value added' services a lender could offer an agent. (Co-branding is not a value added service)

Mar 06, 2015 11:31 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You need to get out and about and meet some real estate professionals, every day. 

Mar 06, 2015 07:23 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Print out rate sheets for listings having open houses and go to three or four open houses each Sunday and bring water bottles too for them to give away to guests at the open house.  Spend time with them and show how helpful you are and then stay in touch with them

Mar 06, 2015 06:55 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

What is your niche?  What can you offer your customers that make you stand out from others?

Mar 06, 2015 05:48 AM
Samuel Nuon
Glen Allen, VA

Networking with realtors, attending vendors fairs, distribute flyers.


Mar 06, 2015 05:21 AM
Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire

Try to hook up with a couple of realtors or any home service business.

Mar 06, 2015 04:54 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Send everyone you know a letter from the heart annoucing your new carreer.

Follow that up with a phone call using the "Anyone you know?" script.

But, before you burn those bridges, make sure you understand what you bring to the game. When you can communicate that without lender jargon, THEN start dropping by Open houses and introduce yourself and present the solutions you bring.....if you rely on 'exceptional service"....sorry, everyone already has that. 

Here is a big clue.....your real estate agent buseiness materiaizes when their exising lender drops the ball. It is imperative to get into the agent cell phone contact list. Then you need a good script to get the agent to scan the QR on the back of your business card encoded with your contact data.

Now that you've got game, send those letters and make those calls.

Mar 06, 2015 04:49 AM