We kicked off the episode by answering a question on how to do live walk-through videos for clients using Facebook Live, Google Hangouts or Blab. One key to live video is the quality of your audio, so picking up an inexpensive SmartLav mic is a great way to immediately boost the quality of your live video and make people more likely to stick around and watch.
Then we bring in Alisa who shared some common misconceptions about credit, such as the fact that older bills, collections and bankruptcy might not affect your credit score as much as you think. Alisa also pointed that Realtors also suffer from these misconceptions because they miss out on the opportunity to show potential clients how to raise their credit score and may even mis-advise clients to wait who could qualify for a loan with a little help and guidance.
Alisa went on to share some key tips for raising your credit score such as:
How to use credit card payments, even secured cards, to “drown out the bad with good”
One cool trick to consolidate credit card debt and raise your credit score with TheLendingClub.com
How Alisa uses credit repair tips to stay in touch with her database and future clients
Why paying off old bills may actually HURT your credit score
Alisa also shared her unique background story, which included working in comedy talent booking, moving to HBO and eventually becoming a producer on Politically Incorrect w/Bill Mahr. Alisa took her love of comedy and good sense of humor with her into business, including speaking events and workshops, and she’s writing a book to spread her Color My Credit concepts.
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Everyone wants to raise their credit score but few understand how. The more you learn, the more you can share with your database and future clients to help them prepare to buy a home. It also gives you a unique advantage in the marketplace where consumers want unique, helpful information. Providing that information and guiding clients to better financial decisions will help you become their trusted advisor.
4:55 Question: How to do live walk through video for out-of-state buyers
14:00 Misconceptions about credit and the 24 month rule for credit score - why Realtors are missing out on getting buyers in their pipeline by not understanding credit or having a mortgage pro who can help clients improve their score
18:15 How to use credit cards to “drown out the bad with good” and improve your score
20:01 One cool trick to massively improve your credit score even if your credit cards are maxed out
25:00 How Alisa uses Color My Credit to stay in front of her database and pipeline of future clients giving tips on how to improve their credit
29:30 How Alisa developed the concepts of Color My Credit
33:50 Why paying off older bills may HURT your credit
36:35 How one client boosted her credit score by 40 points simply by purchasing a small item on a credit card
41:30 If you know how to color, you know how to improve your credit
43:00 Alisa’s background in comedy and becoming a producer for Politically Incorrect w/Bill Mahr
Guest Bio- Alisa Glutz is a top mortgage lender and leader of the Glutz Group at Cherry Creek Mortgage in Scottsdale AZ. Alisa is currently working on a book and educational company called Color My Credit to educate mortgage pros, real estate pros and the general public about how to improve their credit score. Connect with Alisa on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/colormycredit and send referrals to her in Scottsdale via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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