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GSF Unveils New Credit Care Program


GSF Mortgage has unveiled its GSF Credit Care program. GSF Credit Care offers a free credit report, 90 days of free credit monitoring and $1 million in identity theft insurance; no credit card required.Click to continue

GSF Mortgage Establishes New Corporate Branch in Wisconsin


GSF Mortgage has announced that the company has established a corporate branch in Appleton, Wis. Pam Gustafson and Scott Bonovich have partnered to familiarize the Fox Valley with GSF Mortgage. Gustafson has been a loan officer in the mortgage industry for 25 years. With 113 5-star reviews on Zillow, Bonovich says she is undoubtedly the “best kept secret in the Fox Valley”. In 2013, Gustafson gave an overwhelming $193,000 in lender credits back to her customers. Gustafson is the top producing loan officer in the company.Click to continue

GSF Expands Midwest Presence and Adds New Director of Marketing


GSF Mortgage has announced the addition of Jerome Anderson, who will oversee the GSF branch in Burnsville, Minn. This is the fourth addition in Minnesota for GSF Mortgage. Anderson started in the industry in 1991 as a part-time telemarketer for a mortgage company. In 1995, he transitioned into sales and has been a loan specialist ever since. His telemarketing background gave him a thorough understanding of the products.Click to continue

Legends of Lending: GSF Mortgage Corporation


Being considered a “legend” in any pursuit in life is quite the accomplishment. It signifies more than simply longevity … it signifies extraordinary achievement as well. That is certainly true of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s “Legends of Lending” designee for September 2013, GSF Mortgage Corporation. Formed in 1995 by two castoffs from what had been formidable financial firm ITT, Jim Guzanick and Phil Siebert laid the strong foundation for what became a legendary firm, presenting a successful role model for others to emulate.Click to continue

GSF to Partner With Habitat for Humanity on Milwaukee Home


GSF Mortgage will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home for a Milwaukee family. GSF has been helping people buy homes for years; now it is their turn to help build a home for a family in need.Click to continue

Lesson Learned: The Great Recession Ends, but Young Professionals Remain Elusive


In the thralls of the go-go 1990s, young professionals seemed to have it all. Flush with college degrees and the cash from good-paying jobs, the generation not only embraced the American Dream—they built it bigger and better than any previous generation had before. Not content with the quaint Cape Cods and split-level colonials inhabited by their parents and grandparents, the group sprung for McMansions in sprawling suburbs or sophisticated condos in the city.

Then the housing market crashed.Click to continue

GSF Welcomes Michael Licciardi as New Pennsylvania Branch Manager


GSF has named Michael Licciardi as branch manager for GSF's Langhome, Pa. location. Licciardi has been in the mortgage industry for molre than 16 years, and has taken various paths within the mortgage industry, which has helped him develop a well-built network of referrals. Licciardi believes strongly in customer service and providing professional courtesy to his customers. He will go the extra step to explain any drawbacks to the customer and will continue to work and propose a plan in order to help them achieve their goal of homeownership or refinance.Click to continue

GSF Partners With TRUSTe Privacy Management Firm


GSF Mortgage has announced that it has joined forces with global privacy management solutions provider, TRUSTe. TRUSTe enables multinational companies to safely and efficiently handle the customer data powering their online businesses including advertising, cloud services, mobile applications and websites. The online consumer protection company works with several recognizable companies, including Apple, Disney, HP and eBay.Click to continue

GSF COO Jampedro Stresses the Addition of "New Energy" to Firms


GSF Mortgage Chief Operating Officer Chad Jampedro is featured in the latest edition of BizTimes magazine, where he shared his professional insights and recruiting practices with the Milwaukee business community. Jampedro penned the publication’s “The Last Word,” column located on the magazine’s back page. He discussed GSF’s commitment to hiring “new energy,” enthusiastic entry-level workers that bring value and excitement to the workplace.Click to continue

How to Strengthen Client Relationships

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Struggling to build client relationships can be comparable to rolling a boulder uphill. But once you get that force of loyalty behind you, you will find the uphill battle gets easier. Like with everything in business, strengthening a loyal customer base takes time. It doesn’t happen overnight at networking events. A pocketful of business cards isn’t going to do the trick.

Consistent connection and value are what drive and support client relationships. You can achieve this feat by incorporating the following tactics into your client-building approach:Click to continue