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Parkside Lending adds Robin Gilmore as EVP of operational strategy

Also names Joann Berger underwriting manager
Ben Lane
Parkside Lending, a national wholesale and correspondent lender, announced the addition of two industry veterans as part of the company’s “continued, substantial growth.”
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Stonegate just grew warehouse lending by 888%

No, that’s not a typo
Ben Lane
Stonegate Mortgage Corporation reported an incredible 888% year-over-year increase in its warehouse lending in the fourth quarter, rising from $47.8 million in 2013 to $472.4 million in 2014. But it still wasn't enough to help Stonegate turn a profit in 2014.
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LenderLive boosts correspondent lending division

Hires Andrew Lion and Wendy Lovett as regional account executives
Ben Lane
LenderLive Network is enhancing its correspondent lending division with the additions of two new regional executives, Andrew Lion and Wendy Lovett. Lion will cover the Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska territory, while Lovett will cover the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.
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Here’s exactly how ditech is coming back into the market

Correspondent lending is a big part of the company's new plan
Ben Lane
The company, which was once of the leaders in subprime lending, has released details on just how it plans to build a base in one of its new areas of focus: correspondent lending.
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Fifth Third terminates relationships with wholesale loan brokers

Will focus on correspondent lending
Jacob Gaffney
"While this was an extremely difficult decision to make, we intend to build on our leadership position in the correspondent market and remain committed to purchasing loans from smaller financial institutions and independent mortgage companies," mortgage head says in letter.
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New Penn launches mini-correspondent division

Lending product popular among credit unions and community banks
Jacob Gaffney
The 46-state lender said under the program, mini correspondent clients originate loans, submit them to New Penn for underwriting. Once the lender gets the clear-to-close, they sell the loans back to New Penn post-funding.
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Friday Funding: Prospect Correspondent Lending talks expansion

Brena Swanson
Friday Funding is a HousingWire web series profiling the lending segment in depth, and highlighting the operations and the people that make this sector tick. In the latest installment,...
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Friday Funding: HomeBridge talks correspondent growth

Brena Swanson
Friday Funding takes a look at the mortgage lending operations at origination firms. In this edition, Bela Donine, a managing director at HomeBridge discusses correspondent growth with HousingWire. HousingWire: Who...
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Caliber Funding steps into the correspondent lending space

Brena Swanson
Mortgage lender Caliber Funding launched a correspondent lending channel, expanding its production capacity, the company announced at the Mortgage Bankers Association Secondary Market Conference & Expo...
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Bank of America expands base of mortgage loan officers

Brena Swanson
Bank of America expanded its base of mortgage loan officers in 2012 and has plans to further this trend as originations come back. In the first...
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