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Real estate franchising giant RE/MAX’s mortgage subsidiary, Motto Franchising LLC, has added a head of product to its executive team as it continues to open new offices around the country.
Chris Erickson, who joins Motto Mortgage as vice president of product and strategy, has been tasked with streamlining the products the company provides to its franchisees, and introducing new technology to the mortgage broker network that will allow franchisees to build and scale their businesses more effectively.
Before serving as vice president of product management at Guaranteed Rate, Erickson held similar positions at CoreLogic, Nationstar Mortgage, and Citi. Guaranteed Rate is a preferred lender of the Motto network.
“His extensive industry experience has allowed him to learn the challenges originators and consumers face in the home buying experience and he will work to develop solutions that improve and streamline the process for our franchisees and customers,” said Motto Franchising CEO Ward Morrison, in a statement.
Motto Mortgage is not a lender, but a technology, compliance, training and marketing solution for mortgage brokers. The company provides its “mortgage brokerage-in-a-box” not only to RE/MAX affiliates, but to any real estate broker or entrepreneur. RE/MAX also provides mortgage loan processing services to mortgage brokers through another subsidiary, wemlo, where Erickson will also lead product and strategy.
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