Dave Hershman has been the leading author and a top speaker for the industry for decades with six books authored and hundreds of articles published. His website is www.originationpro.com. If you have a reaction to this commentary or another question you would like answered in this column? Email Dave directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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There’s no guarantee to save every deal in which the client gets incentives to use the builder’s preferred lender. But you can save some
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Expertise isn’t simply about spewing out knowledge. It’s also about asking questions and listening
If you want to come across as an expert, make sure you ask the right questions