Episode 14 – Christy Carroll Solar

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5 Minute Success – Episode 14: Christy Carroll Solar, Secrets of a Top Dynamic Marketer Revealed

Six years ago, Christy Solar took her first mortgage job as a loan officer. She admits that she didn’t know much about the business.

Licensed since May 2011, she made Scotsman Guide’s list of top originators in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan in her first full year. She has been recognized every year since for her USDA production. Christy has also been ranked in the top 1% by Mortgage Executive Magazine. She specializes in government purchase loans.

In 2015, Christy received the Sales Mastery Business Courage Award presented by The Duncan Group. She recently received the 2016 Darryl Jacobsen Business Courage Award presented by Fairway Independent Mortgage.

Christy lives in Denham Springs, Louisiana with her husband Mike and their 3 children; Claire, Michael, and Chloe’.

“You don’t have to have a big marketing campaign, You just have to meet people and make connections”.

In this episode, Karen and Christy discuss:

  • Christy’s start to her career path
  • Christy’s strategies
  • How Christy generates leads
  • Client Trust and Communication
  • Christy’s secret to success


“One of the smartest things that was done for me was that Fairway Mortgage hired a business coach for me.” – Christy Carroll Solar

Key Takeaways and Actionable Success Principles:

  • Christy began her career in loans
  • Christy gave out 3,000 business cards in 90 days!
  • Business is a lifestyle so it’s ok to let people know what you do
  • Making purposeful connections is how Christy generates leads
  • There’ll always be people that offer what you offer, so make the client relationship go beyond the transaction
  • At the end of the day, you’ve got to find something that’s disruptive in the market… what’s going to set you apart?


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