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5 Lessons it Took Me 14 Years to Learn

The kids heading back to school for the start of their new year makes me take a moment and look back at my year so far. I can’t believe it, but this marks my 14th year in the mortgage business… a crazy business with all kinds of ups and downs that I certainly never planned to be in when I was a kid in school. 14 years later, I’m grateful for my experience as I’ve learned some incredibly valuable lessons from this business and the people around me. Here are 5 huge lessons I’ve learned along the way that I hope will help YOU: #1 - Be Humble I&rsq...

August 21st, 2017 5 Lessons it Took Me 14 Years to Learn

When You Just Gotta Have It

Sometimes there are things you’d like to have, but can live without.Other times, you just gotta have something. And you’re willing to move mountains in order to get It!Know the feeling?Last month we had a customer who simply HAD to have this one particular home. You see, this wasn’t their first try.They tried to buy another home a few weeks earlier that they really liked. But their realtor dropped the ball and they lost their contract. More proof that nothing matters unless your transaction actually closes.Maybe it was the universe intervening, because this new home they want...

August 17th, 2017 When You Just Gotta Have It

Letter from the Heart: Pet lovers might understand this dilemma…

You’re either a pet lover or you’re not. But if you can’t pass up a dog meme on Facebook, you can appreciate what’s going on in my life these days. Strange things are happening. I locked myself out of my own closet, had to drill through the door knob/lock to get in! I forgot my purse at home and my office- that never happens. I never forget anything, so it feels like I’m losing my mind. I’m distracted because my baby dogs are sick. Very sick. I mean my 2 pet dachshunds Cadence Sebastian and Fiona Quinn- YES, Sweet babies with human names and...

May 23rd, 2017 Letter from the Heart: Pet lovers might understand this dilemma…

Weeks Team Named to Top 1% of Mortgage Originators in America

Have you heard the news? We’re thrilled to be once again named to the top mortgage originators in the country! Top 1% Mortgage Originators in AmericaMortgage Executive Magazine releases its list of Top Mortgage Originators twice a year, and we’ve been honored to be named to their competitive list for the second time.We couldn’t do any of the work we love so much without the support of our fabulous Realtor referral partners, and clients who decide to recommend us to their friends and family. Thank you so much, and to all our clients past and present, you make our dreams possi...

April 3rd, 2017 Weeks Team Named to Top 1% of Mortgage Originators in America

Letter from the Heart: Finding Your Voice

Can you believe it’s March already!?!?!?! Where does the time go? Here are some things happening in my life right now that I hope will brighten yours.Opportunity lies outside your comfort zoneIt was Monday morning around 10 am. I’m sitting safely in the middle of the room for a sales meeting with about 75 other people I barely know.We’re in Texas training with our new lending sponsor – Mortgage Financial Services. So this is a bit of a “get to know you” type meeting.Then it happens. The CEO stops the meeting and asks me to talk about my new book.No big deal ...

March 6th, 2017 Letter from the Heart: Finding Your Voice

Why it’s so easy to fall for Fool’s Gold when buying a home

It’s Wednesday at lunchtime, and your loan closing is less than a week away.Your mind is racing with the events of the last week and excitement about what’s to come.The sellers cashed your deposit check. The boxes are halfway packed. The kids are excited about making new friends and swimming in the pool at the new house.But if you’re totally honest, you’re feeling just a smidge guilty.The first mortgage lender you talked to was super nice, totally transparent and professional. They gave you a pre-approval with a nice rate and fair fees.But then your brother in law menti...

February 27th, 2017 Why it’s so easy to fall for Fool’s Gold when buying a home

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