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UWM: Industry is taking the wrong approach to protecting veterans

CEO explains why brokers’ future looks bright
United Wholesale Mortgage’s CEO explained that the industry’s current approach toward veterans and interest rate reduction refinance loans is in need of a change. In the company’s monthly 3 Points video, he notes: How about we do right by our veterans the first time and we won’t have this issue?
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Key to Millennial homeownership: Education

UWM says mortgage industry should do more to educate first-time homebuyers
A new study from United Wholesale Mortgage shows Millennials want to enter the housing market, but don’t know that they can. UWM explained the market needs to step up its game when it comes to first time homebuyers.
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[Video] UWM CEO: Will the FHA lower mortgage insurance premiums?

MMI fund continues to come in above 2%
Ever since the Federal Housing Administration reported that its flagship fund reached the Congressionally mandated threshold of 2%, speculation has swirled about finally cutting mortgage insurance premiums. Watch the latest 3 Points video from Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of UWM, to see what he thinks will happen.
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[Video] What Donald Trump means for housing from UWM's CEO

"The uncertainty of the election is behind us"
Nearly one month since Donald Trump became President-elect and the industry has already witnessed several significant changes. Weighing in on the discussion from an industry executive standpoint, Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of UWM, included in his December 3 Points video his thoughts on what Trump means for the mortgage industry.
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Here's how NAMB, UWM plan to revive the independent mortgage broker channel

Announce $500,000 KickStart program
Mortgage brokers took a major hit after the financial crisis, vacating their individual businesses and fleeing to the security of working for a bigger company. However, a new initiative announced by the National Association of Mortgage Brokers and United Wholesale Mortgage is designed to regrow the mortgage broker channel. The KickStart program offers grants to loan originators aspiring to open their own mortgage shops. Looking to start your own company? Check the details inside.
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Tired? Here's one mortgage lender's fun tip on perking things up

Walking and group exercises help, too
United Wholesale Mortgage goes to great lengths to create a fun, but also driven, work environment at its headquarters. In what may be one of the best examples of UWM’s dedication to its employees, the company’s answer to getting through the day goes a little off track. But according to the CEO, it works.
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United Wholesale Mortgage CEO on the return of the mortgage broker

What happened to lending after the financial crisis?
After the financial crisis, mortgage brokers took a major hit, vacating their individual businesses and fleeing to the security of working for a bigger company. Eight years since the crisis. Eight years filled with new regulations and even new regulators, revitalizing the appeal of becoming a broker. Mat Ishbia, CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage, explains in an interview with HousingWire, how brokers are once again gaining ground.
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