Sam Sharp was the fourth-highest producer at Guaranteed Rate in 2017, funding more than $178 million. In this interview, Sharp outlines his secrets to success as a mortgage lender in Chicago and explains how he can help agents in the area grow their businesses.
Sam on his secret to success as a top mortgage lender:
“I love people. I like talking to people. I like laughing with people, and I love finding inspiration through daily intersections with everyone that I meet. For me I feel that I have found great success through my ability to communicate openly with my clients in a direct but friendly manner.”
…On how he’s adapted to industry changes to provide the best service possible:
“Companies like Amazon have helped expand the need and desire for convenience throughout our daily lives. There is a place for this in our industry and as the world of lending continues to evolve there will be an advantage to those that choose to engage and embrace this change.”
…On why agents should work with him and Guaranteed Rate:
“We are focused on meeting the demands of the current market and future direction through our attention to the client experience as well as the development of new lending products. We are also focusing on how we can better service our clients using advances in technology. We are continuing to streamline the process for homeowners through our digital platform.”