The Technology Podcast: Generative AI Takes Center Stage

By KIMBERLEY HAAS Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing every aspect of the mortgage industry and as companies create systems that can help from origination to servicing, leaders speak highly of the possibilities ahead when it comes to accuracy, efficiency, and enhanced customer service. At the beginning of the year, leaders at Rocket Pro TPO announced a new AI-powered hotline for brokers. Executive Vice President Mike Fawaz told brokers they can expect more tools to be released over the course of the year. “Know that in 2024, AI and technology and really putting tools at your fingertips is our mission and these are the things we want to be able to deliver to you every single day,” Fawaz said. “And we’re going…

One-On-One: Agave Home Loans CEO Talks About Building A Successful Team

Having a team of motivated mortgage professionals has helped Agave Home Loans grow since it was founded at the beginning of 2020. Co-owners Marshall Gottlieb and Douglas Wang conducted business that year from two bedrooms at Wang’s house during a time when the Covid pandemic disrupted the traditional work from an office model. They had a list for cold calls and if they connected with a potential client on the phone, they would have to sprint to a quiet place to talk to them. Today, Agave has 70 team members and was listed as a 2023 top performing partner for wholesale and correspondent lending by Rocket Pro TPO. Gottlieb recently sat down with Editor Kimberley Haas to talk about their…