Reality of what is happening in the Economy Today – October 21, 2018

View the Economy this way.  Does a boat run just as fast when its high tide as low tide?The answer is yes if you pay attention and steer your boat watching your mapping and depth instruments with an experienced eye.  Like the tides, the Economy is Relative and steering is required no matter how big you think your boat is or how fast.  Without the medium in which a boat operates (water) and the medium a Mortgage Company Operates (Sustained Operating Capital) both can run a ground.  Experience Matters because you do not know you hit ground until its too…

Discussion about Innovation & Adaptation – Cal Haupt

Technology evolution provides consumers with a choice on how they apply and partners with real & fast 15 minute approvals through innovative systems like GooRu.Client’s do business with a mortgage company the way they want, not how you want them to apply.Realtors and Partners need to know their clients are approved prior to showing homes.  Southeast Mortgage provides the client and the Real Estate Professional with the technology they need and want.  The days of calling an Originator, waiting for a call back, waiting for the client to give the Originator the information, and then getting a pre-approval in day…

Organic Growth Explained – Cal Haupt

Balancing client need and a Licensed Originator’s career is critical to sustainable success and organic growth.If you have experienced a decline in volume over the past few months, this video will explain how to grow during a slow down and avoid having to change your employer every few years.  “25 years of success reinforces our philosophy’s TRUTH.” Cal Haupt, Chairman and CEO, Southeast Mortgage of Georgia, Inc.www.southeastmortgage.comPhone: 770-279-0222 …

“It was so frustrating”

During our MLO CE, Matt made a statement during a feedback session that I have heard repeatedly in interviews with prospective Originator Hires.  Molly asked Matt to repeat on video.Southeast Mortgage is the best at promoting Builders and Relators and frankly we increase their sales through social awareness.  Other Mortgage Companies talk about Southeast Mortgage in their sales meetings but it comes down to your company having the talent, resources, and commitment to drive sales to their partners and MLOs.  Some try to imitate but our four year evolution in capability requires more capital that LLCs or Family owned businesses…

The SEM Culture & How We Have Changed The Path For The Future Of Our Employees

Kathy Gyselinck, Chief Operating Officer & Major Shareholder, discusses The SEM Culture & How We Have Changed The Path For The Future Of Our Employees.  “I have worked with Kathy at two banks and Southeast Mortgage of Georgia, Inc. for 30 years.  She shares our passion for fairness and opportunity for all.  As one of our largest shareholders, Kathy is an example that belief and dedication to a common goal can fulfill your life’s ambition.”  Cal Haupt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.www.southeastmortgage.comPhone: 770-279-0222 …

Empowerment is Actions not Words

We have all seen the posts about empowerment and fairness in the workplace.  Southeast Mortgage has shared that belief and made tangible strides towards that relevant outcome since inception.  I believe a picture is worth a thousand words. 2018 Southeast Mortgage of Georgia, Inc. Officer GroupSince 1993, we have ensured all employees have the opportunity to be a shareholder (owner of Southeast Mortgage) and a path to earn the privilege of being an Officer of our company.Southeast Mortgage of Georgia, Inc., SEM, is not owned by a Husband and Wife, LLC with a couple of partners, nor a Family.  Our Family is…

Imitation Reinforces Southeast Mortgage is Effective

I truly get excited when competitors copy or mock what we do.  We have always chased the horizon with a mindful eye on sustainability and benefit to our Shareholders.  Every day we find a new island as we voyage forward using innovative and effective tools.SEM Innovations & Difference:> 20001- Internal Appraisal Management> CRM – Image based highly customized art that creates new applications for MLOs at no charge.  Also, capable of targeting market opportunity daily.> Social Based relationship development (Social MAX Offices)> Employee Stock Ownership Programs (Not an ESOP! ESOPs cash out an existing Owner)> Media Studio in house with…