Freddie Mac has announced that it has hired REO Training Solutions Inc. to instruct new listing brokers and other vendors on HomeSteps' policies, procedures, business guidelines, and best practices. HomeSteps is the real estate sales unit of Freddie Mac and markets a nationwide selection of Freddie Mac-owned homes.
"REO Training Solutions' has the front-line experience with foreclosure sales to give our new HomeSteps listing brokers the training and insight they will need to excel with today's buyers," says Chris Bowden, vice president of HomeSteps.
Under the terms of the agreement, REO Training Solutions will provide nationwide training to new HomeSteps listing brokers and vendors through weekly Webinars beginning in late 2010. New brokers and vendors will receive personal invitations with the times and dates of the online training sessions. REO Training Solutions will provide training on HomeSteps processes and policies, the use of HomeSteps Connect, a Web-based system designed to streamline the real estate disposition process, and preparing Broker Price Opinions (BPOs) that meet HomeSteps' specifications.
"REO Training Solutions is pleased to be selected by Freddie Mac to provide new listing brokers with the proper skills necessary to facilitate the sale of HomeSteps homes to owner-occupants in communities across the nation," said Aurora Pucciarello, chief executive officer of REO Training Solutions.
New HomeSteps brokers and vendors will receive printed instruction materials and have access to semi-weekly live chat rooms where REO Training Solutions specialists can answer their questions.
For more information, visit www.reotrainingsolutions.com or www.freddiemac.com.