Author - Andrew Mikkila

IHDA: Your Genie in a Bottle

IHDA: Your Genie in a Bottle | blog.phmc.com

A homeowner’s net worth is expected to be 45X GREATER than a renter. Great news for Illinois residents! Just when you thought you’d never get out of your parents’ house, upgrade to a larger space for the kids, move closer to work, or stop paying someone else’s mortgage with your rent money, there’s a reason for...

Your Career: Rookies into All Stars

Platinum Boot Camp Success

I applied and enrolled into Platinum’s boot camp looking for a career change. I wanted an opportunity that would give me the chance to be rewarded based on my performance. I found out about the boot camp from an old work buddy, while we were both managers at a large car rental company. We were pretty sick of having to wash cars in a suit and...

Searching for Our Rookie of the Year

Take a look at the sales force in today’s mortgage banking industry and you will likely see a trend.  What will you see?  The current talent pool is male dominated with an average age creeping closer and closer to retirement.   Recruiters in the mortgage industry are looking to restock their cupboards with new blood – but that is easier...

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