Articles by Anthony Casa

AIME’s Anthony Casa: Nothing personal against retail loan originators

What's important is what's best for consumers
When I speak out against the retail channel, my intention is just that — to attack the retail business model. I strongly believe the independent mortgage channel is more than the best option for consumers — it’s the best option for loan originators, as well. I think the retail mortgage banking model is broken and quickly fading, as giant banks and retail lenders concern themselves more with profit margin than with client service.
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ARIVE boasts strong network of 100-plus wholesalers aiming to bolster broker market share

With over 13,000+ originators pre-registered, tremendous partnership opportunities exist for lenders and brokers, alike
The good news is that mortgage brokers continue to outpace their retail counterparts in business growth, a trend that has lasted the better part of two years now, especially as the market has been so heavily dominated by purchases.
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BRAWL founder thanks brokers, lenders that made movement a hit

Anthony Casa began the BRAWL movement to implement change in whole-tail lending
BRAWL has given mortgage brokers a real voice in the industry – one that can’t be ignored. The movement sparked meaningful change that has helped mortgage brokers grow their business. It started professional dialogue between brokers and wholesale lenders that, in many cases, has led to mutually beneficial solutions and working partnerships that are stronger than they were previously.
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