Tom Chess, SWBC Mortgage

ThomasChess, Sales Manager SWBC Mortgage NMLS #144009

Mission: The HomeBridge Vision: We aspire to be the most recommended home mortgage company in the country.

Why wait to buy your dream home? Call us today, and together we’ll help you find a home loan you’ll feel great about.

This Map Shows the Cheapest Places to Get Married in the U.S.

Planning a wedding this year or next? Here is an interesting list of the cities where you can pay far less than the national average for a wedding, yet can still throw quite the posh nuptials. Plus how much a trip will be for your guests.

Perfect day for an Open House. Enjoying the Open with my realtor partner Leah Bradshaw from Keller Williams. Ask me about bringing value to your business.

Have a happy and #lucky St. Patrick‘s Day!

It's a challenge to save enough for a down payment to buy a home, and if you can't afford to put 20% down, you could be faced with also paying mortgage insurance. The dream of owning a new home doesn’t have to be out of reach. SWBC Mortgage’s new NO MI loan program provides a mortgage option with as little as 3% down and no mortgage insurance payments. Contact me today to learn more about NO MI and all of the other loan options SWBC Mortgage has to offer.

Spending an inspirational evening at The 2nd Annual Fundraiser for Arise & Flourish!

Farm-to-table means buying and supporting smaller, local farmers (businesses) whenever possible and being closer to (and understanding the business practices) of the source. Here’s reason # 4 to support organic mortgages:

Homeowners can meet a loan officer face-to-face, not just over the phone or through emails.

Housing market slowdown could be good news for homebuyers

Have you been sitting on the sidelines waiting to shop for a new home? The signs all point to a housing market that is now the most affordable it's been since early 2018. That's it everyone, home price appreciation has officially slowed its growth for the tenth consecutive month, according to a recent report from Black Knight. But hey don't fret, Black Knight's data also indicates the slowdown could give way to an increase in home sales from many prospective homebuye...

Farm-to-table means buying and supporting smaller, local farmers (businesses) whenever possible and being closer to (and understanding the business practices) of the source. Here’s reason # 3 to support organic mortgages:

Locally- based loan officers aren’t just working an account number online. They’re a part of your community and can make applying for a mortgage as straightforward and pleasant as possible.

#Spring is in the air! Don't forget to set your clocks forward.

Farm-to-table means buying and supporting smaller, local farmers (businesses) whenever possible and being closer to (and understanding the business practices) of the source. Here’s reason # 2 to support organic mortgages:

Online loan providers can’t provide local processing, underwriting, closing, and funding.

These Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Memory

Worried about forgetting things? It's more common than you think at any age, especially given our modern-day screen addiction. Learn how to improve your memory with these simple behavior changes. Try giving your brain a break from life’s constant stream of diversions

Home Buyers Reveal: 'What I Wish I Had Known Before Buying My First Home'

A lender can make or break a deal, so choose wisely...just one of several pieces of essential advice that first-time (or any) homebuyers should consider. We asked some first-time home buyers who've gone through the wringer to share what they wish they'd known earlier.

Mortgage Apps Surge in Response to Lower Rates

More good news for homebuyers and sellers as the market prepares for the spring selling season. #mortgages Mortgage applications increased for the second week as interest rates again ticked lower at well under 5 percent. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage application volume, increased 5.3 percent on a seasonally...

Want to Always Look Competent at Work? Avoid These 5 Bad Habits

Avoid these 5 bad habits at #work to always look competent. We can all easily fall into any one of these traps. Keep from falling in.

Farm-to-table means buying and supporting smaller, local farmers (businesses) whenever possible and being closer to (and understanding the business practices) of the source. Here’s reason # 1 to support organic mortgages:

Local loan officers review all loan options, including VA military loans, so that a client is able to decide which program best fits their needs.

2019 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For

SWBC Mortgage Corporation is thrilled to announce that it has been named one of the 'Best Mortgage Companies to Work For' presented by National Mortgage News! This inaugural award program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the industry's best employers, and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback. We strive to achieve this level of excellence in all that we do! National Mortgage News is pleased to present the inaugural Best Mortgage Companies to Work For, a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the industry's best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback.

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Buying a Foreclosed Home: How a Foreclosure Sale Works

Interested in buying a foreclosed home but don't know where to start? Here are some helpful tips to determine if a foreclosed property is right for you. Buying a foreclosed home can be a good way to score a deal while house hunting. Here's how a foreclosure sale works.

Turn Around Your Next Bad Sales Call

Bad calls can happen but you can't let them stop you. Learn from them. Running into a "no" streak? Here's how to turn it around.

Create Value and Save Time - How to Ramp Up Your Prospecting

A second approach I like in the 4th quarter is to remove options to minimize the number of decisions the customer needs to make. The race is on. We’re only weeks away from the end of the year, and this means more than ever time is of the utmost importance. Your customers don’t want to waste time they don’t have, and you don’t want to waste time on people who aren’t going to buy.

Reverse-Engineer Your Day to Get More Done

Try this planning tactic to schedule out your day. See if it makes a difference. Forget time-blocking. If you want to be more productive, start at your day's end.

5 Tiny Tweaks to Your Daily Routine That Will Double Your Energy and Productivity

Take control of your day! Everyone is looking to be more productive. While adding complex habits is tempting, it's not needed. Add these 5 tiny tweaks to your daily routine.

Join a team that continues to grow no matter where you are located! Interested or want more info message me or give me a call!

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3 Reasons You Need Social Media

If you aren't using social media to increase your business then you are missing out on making your brand known. That's why Homebridge uses social as a part of their marketing program that mortgage loan originators are able to take advantage of. Unlock the possibilities of these powerful communication tools.

Become a Master Salesperson with an Equality Mindset

These are great points to consider especially if you are new to being a salesperson. These are things that can be simply overlooked but can influence your future in sales. When you possess an Equality Mindset, you approach the sales process from a position of strength.

3 Steps to Recharge Yourself and Your Business

Keeping yourself charged so you can give every customer or client 100% is very important. Work these simple steps into your day to keep your business fresh and your mind inspired.

When you join Homebridge you join a culture that is all about support, being an entrepreneur, and an attitude of being equipped. We will equip you with all you need to accelerate your business in the right direction!

Improve Your Sales Results: 6 Lessons From The Dating Scene

Do your research! From blind dates to marriage, her are six lessons from the dating scene that will improve your sales results.

Objections: Deal Enablers Not Deal Killers

Objections are not deal killers! Make sure you are taking care of their needs and address them. Address the objections and why they feel that way. Objections are not deal killers. Sometimes, they are deal enablers, helping the salesperson to understand the buyer’s real needs and requirements.

7 Sales Principles for Long Term Success

Take these 7 sales principles and add them to your approach so you can change you success not only now but in the future. Recognizing and acting on these 7 paradoxical sales principles is critical to your long-term success.

Transformation at HomeBridge

Homebridge is moving forward in an exciting way! Check it out!

We are changing our look and attitude here at HomeBridge. From a new mission statement to a new logo, we have totally rebranded! We are working on a new webs...

Five Reasons To Choose HomeBridge | Homebridge Financial Services

Now there are more reasons to choose HomeBridge but take a look at these 5 reasons. There are reasons you may have not thought of. Check out our article "Five Reasons To Choose HomeBridge" by Homebridge and get more interesting and insightful blog posts from the team at Homebridge Financial Services

5 Lessons I Learned When I Lost My Voice

How would you rate your listening proficiency? Next time you’re out with friends pretend you’ve lost your voice. Just listen and notice. I guarantee it will change the way you think before you next open your mouth.

Your Company Is a Mirror Image of You. Here's How to Keep It Looking Its Best

How are you maintaining and making your business thrive? Leaders shape their companies' culture and identity every day just by who they are and how they act.

Put a Stop to Overselling! | The Sales Leader

With HomeBridge you don't have to oversell! The diverse line of loan products allows you to focus on what the client needs and being able to speak to their situation. It's always about the client and that's where it needs to stay. Join my team! Get your sales team practicing this strategy, and you won't have to worry about how many sales your organization is losing due to the dreaded oversell.

4 Simple Steps to Closing More Business

If you want to close more business make sure you are weighing your time in these four areas. Joining HomeBridge means you would have support in each of these areas from your marketing to retaining your clients through customer service. Need help with these areas?

(703) 795-8079 Now is the time to train professionals and sales teams to understand the various skills it takes to close more business. Marketing and Business Development Are NOT Interchangeable Terms.

Accelerate your career by joining HomeBridge! HomeBridge provides top notch training with multiple platforms that will do nothing but help you succeed. Interested? Give me a call!

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Tom Chess | Mortgage Loan Originator | HomeBridge Financial Services

Visit my website and see what clients have to say about working with my team and HomeBridge Financial Services. Thomas “Tom” Chess has helped homeowners with their home financing needs for over three decades. Earning a BA degree from Lehman College in New York City, Tom began his career in sales in New York, and then moved to Northern Virginia to join his brother-in-law in the mortgage industry. For Tom, ...

Make your mark in 2018 by starting a career that can bring a fulfillment of helping others in big stages of their lives. Is this your year for a new career? Or improving the one you have?

Spring Forward: David Smith on appreciation and trust

This agent shares some good tips and habits to take on daily. We know that this industry is all about relationships and these are genuine ways to connect and take care of yourself. Canada’s David Smith shares his secrets to winning listings

The Art of Selling in the Mortgage Industry – 3 Tips to Find Success

These 3 things will always be important to having success in this industry. Relationships and great service will always be factors of your success. RISMEDIA, January 25, 2011—The past few months have been great for the mortgage industry. Most of us have seen the effects of low rates and benefitted from the refinancing boom. It’s easy to become so focused on the task at hand that you forget about planning for the future. As the owner of a mo...

How to Reset a Bad Work Day

We all have them but how do we reset them or come back from it within the same day. These are good tips on how to get out of a funk during your workday. Five tips on how to come out on top when you're having a bad work day.

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

Storytelling can be the best way to connect with clients. It shows who you are as a person and that's what people like to work with. You can't beat a genuine, hardworking, and caring person. Be authentic and let clients know about you because trust is important. People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.

1 Shocking Statistic that Impacts Sales

We can all learn from this by setting up schedules and times that we check our messages so they won't be a distraction and still be able to reply to others. People are always shocked when I share this one statistic that I highlight in More Sales, Less Time. And they should be. Find out why.

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