National Awards Ceremony Honors Top Business Performers and Leaders of Motto Mortgage Network
March 4, 2019
DENVER –Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise and the second member of the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX) family of brands, held its second annual awards ceremony during its Motto MILE Summit last week at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, honoring top leaders of the Motto Mortgage network. The Motto Mortgage Awards & Recognition Program recognizes outstanding achievements, exceptional service, leadership and high productivity.
“The network achieved extraordinary successes in 2018,” said Ward Morrison, president, Motto Franchising, LLC. “The Motto Mortgage brand continues to expand across the country and it’s important to acknowledge the leaders and top producers who play active roles in our growth. I sincerely congratulate all of this year’s Motto Mortgage award recipients.”
Two types of awards are featured in the program: Club Awards and Special Awards. Club Awards honor loan originators and brokerages based on transactions and volume in a given year. Loan Originator Club awards recognize the preparation, effort, performance and commitment required to succeed in the mortgage brokerage business.
Office Club Awards honor the strong leadership that creates an environment in which loan originators are able to achieve high-level results. Office Club Awards are awarded to leaders based upon the total volume of loans originated in their individual offices.
Special Awards celebrate the Motto Mortgage network’s elite producers, most dynamic offices and most respected leaders. Special Awards include: the 5-Star Award, the Brand Ambassador Award, Broker Owner of the Year, the Hustle Award, the Operational Excellence Award, the Mission Against Hunger Community Champion Award and Rookie of the Year.
One-hundred awards were announced at the ceremony including: Broker Owner of the Year (Mike Seagraves, Motto Mortgage Alliance, Dayton, Ohio), Rookie of the Year (Kyle Seagraves, Motto Mortgage Alliance, Dayton, Ohio), Motto Mortgage Mission Against Hunger Community Champion Award (Keith Pike, Motto Mortgage Alliance, Little Rock, Arkansas), Largest Loan Originated (Mike Cornelius, Motto Mortgage Experience, Brea, California), Top Office – Volume (Motto Mortgage Elite, Snohomish, Washington) and Top Office – Transactions (Motto Mortgage Alliance, Dayton, Ohio).
Motto Mortgage, a “mortgage brokerage in a box,” continues to create a breakthrough in the mortgage industry by providing more options, transparency and convenience for consumers. This model not only creates an ancillary business for current real estate brokerage firms, but also offers opportunities for mortgage professionals seeking to open their own businesses and independent investors interested in financial services.
Motto Franchising, LLC has won some awards of its own recently. Entrepreneur magazine named Motto Mortgage as one of the fastest-growing franchise brands in the March 2019 issue. Last year, Franchise Grade® named Motto Mortgage among the top 1 percent fastest-growing emerging franchises in 2018, according to an analysis of over 2,500 franchise systems.*
With over 100 franchises sold and nearly 80 offices open in 30 states, Motto Franchising, LLC’s unique national franchise mortgage brokerage model is the first of its kind in the United States. Motto Mortgage was established in October 2016 and sold 50 franchises in its inaugural year in business, and sold the 100th Motto Mortgage franchise, just 23 months after its launch.
About Motto Mortgage
The Motto Mortgage network is breaking the mold by giving the power of choice back to consumers with less jargon, more transparency, and even more options to choose from as they shop for the right home loan. With over 100 franchises sold and nearly 80 offices open in 30 states, Motto Franchising, LLC’s unique national franchise mortgage brokerage model is the first of its kind in the United States. Created to disrupt the mortgage industry, the Motto Mortgage network connects loan originators and real estate agents to provide a seamless, personalized experience and one-stop shop for consumers. Motto Mortgage is the second member of the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. family of brands. Each Motto Mortgage office is independently owned, operated and licensed. To learn more about Motto Mortgage, or for license information for a Motto Mortgage office, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.mottomortgage.com/offices.
*Motto Mortgage is among the top 1 percent fastest-growing emerging franchises in 2018 according to an analysis of over 2,500 franchise systems by Franchise Grade® in its review of franchise sales information contained in Franchise Disclosure Documents issued during the 12 months ended August 30, 2018.
The Entrepreneur Fastest-Growing Franchise 2019 rankings were based on the net number of franchise units added in the U.S. and Canada between July 2017 to July 2018 according to Entrepreneur magazine’s review of unit lists and Franchise Disclosure Documents of 1,094 participating franchises across all industries.
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