If you’re in the mortgage industry, you know that there’s a lot going on and that 2019 will have many opportunities. In today’s Hot Topic, David interviews Barry Habib about his forecasts for 2019… you won’t want to miss this episode!
Barry Habib is an American Entrepreneur and frequent Media resource for his Mortgage and Housing expertise. Barry has had a long tenure with monthly appearances on CNBC and FOX.
Barry is the CEO of MBS Highway; a company and platform created to help mortgage professionals and Real Estate Agents articulate the opportunity in the housing market for their clients, along with a better understanding of the interest rate environment.
Barry Habib was just named the top Real Estate forecaster by Zillow and Pulsenomics and has been presented with the Crystal Ball Award for the most accurate Real Estate forecasts out of 150 of the top economists in the US.
Barry has had many successful businesses that he has founded, grown, and sold. This includes Mortgage Market Guide, Healthcare Imaging Solutions, and Certified Mortgage Associates. During Barry’s mortgage sales career, he was recognized for having the highest annual origination production in the US on two occasions. Barry personally originated over $2 Billion dollars in mortgage loan production over his career.
He is also the Lead Producer and Managing Partner for “Rock of Ages” – a Broadway musical theatrical production, which was also released as a major film starring Tom Cruise. Barry also plays the part of the record producer in the movie.
For over 20 years, Barry is a well-known professional speaker on the financial and Real Estate markets.
The first half of the program will start with an MBA Mortgage Minute from Rob VanRaaphorst and then we’ll have a TMSpotlight Soundbite from Les Parker focusing on his macroeconomic perspective on the economy with a music parody. Next up is Joe Farr providing you a rate & market update, Alice Alvey of Union Home Mortgage providing a regulatory & legislative update followed by Allen Pollack giving us a Tech Report of the latest technology impacting our industry. Then Andy Schell, a/k/a “Profit Doctor” of MBS-Team sharing ideas on how to improve your bottom line.
Excerpts from the Hot Topic Interview: