Feb
03

Relationship Investments

In the last decade, real estate lending has undergone both its share of up and downs through change. A glaring one has been the process of obtaining real estate loans. Gone are the days of doing this in person. Nowadays, it’s automated and devoid of that personal touch. Advances in Technology Continue Another transformation is the advancement of lending into a corporate versus working class mentality. Remember the days when you met with your long-term local banker and discussed a loan? He would ask what’s new and how is your family doing? If you had a question or problem, he was there to guide you and help solve your issues. Today, we have “specialists” who contact us over the phone—sometimes even through email or instant messaging–and assist us either with our payments or a when a foreclosure is made. Our individual struggles, relationships and reputations are less and less a part […]