Author Archives: Trevor Hammond

About Trevor Hammond

As a veteran of the mortgage industry, Trevor Hammond is the co-author of "Borrow Smart, Retire Rich," a Certified Mortgage Adviser and a founding Faculty Member and Contributor to the National Institute of Financial Education (www.niofe.org). And he has provided thousands of homeowners with the clarity and confidence to make smarter decisions when it comes to their mortgages and money. In 2013 he launched an entirely new kind of mortgage company: Aspire Mortgage Group, which is committed to educating and empowering homeowners to increase savings, eliminate bad debt, and safely increase net worth. The specialized group of mortgage professionals at Aspire Mortgage Group have redefined what homeowners should expect from a mortgage company. To learn more about Trevor Hammond and our team of mortgage advisors please visit our website at www.aspiremortgagegroup.com or email Trevor directly: trevor.hammond@sierrapacificmortgage.com. Aspire Mortgage is a Sierra Pacific Mortgage Partner.

Rule #1 for Creating a Great Culture

Creating and growing your culture is the cornerstone to success. Do you know what the RULES OF THE GAME are for your team?

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Focus on Your Victories and Learn from Your Failures

We all have “ugly” transactions.   Sometimes things just go wrong…and perhaps continue to go wrong.  I recently talked with two very dejected Loan Officers who were each dealing with an “ugly” loan transaction:  clients unhappy and Realtors complaining and pointing fingers.  If you are … Continue reading

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Two Ways to Avoid Burnout as a Mortgage Loan Officer

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Mindset vs. Skillset

Mindset beats skillset every time. Check out this quick lesson about why mindset is so important:

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Top 10 Lessons I Learned in December 2017

This is it!  I made it the entire year capturing the most important lessons I’ve learned each and every month and then narrowed them down to my top 10 to share with YOU!  Now the question is, will I be … Continue reading

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Top 10 Lessons I Learned in November 2017

The year is winding down, and I continue to catch up on sharing my top lessons learned in 2017.  November kicked off with a special trip to learn from and share with my own coach, Todd Ballenger.  A number of these … Continue reading

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Top 10 Lessons I Learned in October 2017

Well…it happened.  My year-long goal to hit “pause” and reflect on all that I’ve learned each month didn’t happen!  So I’m catching up now because I DID learn a ton in October.  I only failed to summarize it in a … Continue reading

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