CHICAGO, March 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guaranteed Rate, one of the ten largest retail mortgage lenders in the U.S., announced it has launched a new weekly video podcast on Partner Xchange, a free site used by more than 43,000 real estate professionals to help rapidly build their business by tapping into the insights and expertise of the nation's top agents who have combined for more than $7 billion in career sales.

The new video podcasts, called the "Mojo Minute," are designed to help real estate agents increase productivity, be more profitable and run a more efficient, successful business. Each video podcast is 60 to 75 seconds long and focuses on a different monthly theme with specific, timely tips that agents can put into action immediately to produce results.

"The idea behind the Mojo Minute is to help focus real estate agents on one important best practice concept that they can implement into their business each week," said Jonathan D. Nicholas, vice president for agent training and coaching at Guaranteed Rate. "These are concepts that we have gathered from the nation's top producing real estate agents with established benchmarks, packaged in a succinct and convenient mobile-friendly format mindful of an agent's busy schedule."

Topics covered in the podcast series include winning buyer presentations, leveraging technology, prioritizing client tasks, maintaining profitability, and lead generation and followup. The Mojo Minute video podcasts are available online at or through a mobile web app at The podcasts are also available through iTunes. Partner Xchange also houses more than 200 peer coaching videos and other resources on four fundamental areas of growing a business: building a team, marketing, business development and using smart technology. In addition, the site features a blog with helpful tips and content updated daily at

Founded in 2000, Guaranteed Rate has become one of the nation's fastest growing mortgage companies by offering low rate, low fee mortgages and superior customer service, and funded $12.4 billion in loans in 2014 alone. The company has been able to expand successfully through a business model that allows top originators to join the company and close more loans faster through Guaranteed Rate's commitment to technology, pricing, process and support. In the past year, Guaranteed Rate had more top loan originators in the annual national rankings from mortgage industry publications Mortgage Executive, Scotsman Guide and Origination News than any other bank or mortgage company.

About Guaranteed Rate

Guaranteed Rate is one of the ten largest retail mortgage lenders in the U.S. The company has become The Home Purchase Experts® by offering industry-leading self-service tools and low rate, low fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service. Headquartered in Chicago with approximately 175 offices across the U.S. and licensed in all 50 states, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with approximately $80 billion in home purchase loans and refinances since 2000. Guaranteed Rate was ranked No. 1 in Scotsman Guide's "Top Mortgage Lenders 2013" honors, and was recognized by Inc. magazine as the No. 4 private company job creator in the U.S. in 2013. Visit for more information.

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