Items Tagged with 'Mortgage broker'


  • Angel Oak Prime Bridge expanding into wholesale lending for fix-and-flip loans

    Now offering loans for real estate investors through brokers
    Mortgage brokers who have clients seeking financing for real estate investments now have a new outlet for funding, as Angel Oak Prime Bridge is expanding into wholesale lending. Angel Oak Prime Bridge is a member of the Angel Oak family of companies, and focuses on providing fix-and-flip loans to real estate investors.
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  • Watch: AIME Chair Anthony Casa divests from Garden State Home Loans

    Casa leaving his mortgage lending business behind to better represent mortgage brokers
    The head of the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts, Anthony Casa, is leaving his own mortgage lending business behind to better help independent mortgage brokers. In a video interview with HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney, Casa explains why he is divesting from Garden State Home Loans and why he is turning his full attention to AIME, a 42,000-member independent mortgage broker community.
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  • From HW Magazine

    UWM: Winning by putting mortgage brokers first

    One in every five loans closed by a mortgage broker goes through UWM
    Through the first six months of 2018, UWM had taken a commanding 20.4% of market share in the wholesale channel en route to closing $19.4 billion in loan volume. The closest competitor, Caliber Home Loans, closed $6.2 billion in loans for a 6.6% market share in the same timeframe. Astonishingly, UWM’s market share means that one in every five loans that a mortgage broker closes in the United States goes through UWM.
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  • From HW Magazine

    3 ways lenders can service borrowers with a good or prime credit score

    Steps to provide loans that work for both lenders and borrowers
    Today’s mortgage brokers and lenders are looking for higher credit scores, leaving worthy borrowers with fair credit scores struggling to find reasonable rates on mortgages. To correct this issue, lenders must adjust their approach and start providing reasonable loans to qualified buyers. Here's how.
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  • Goldman Sachs strongly expects interest rates will rise soon

    Hike expected right after summer ends
    It may come as no surprise that the Federal Reserve isn’t taking into consideration the lending difficulties facing Americans today. In fact, despite a lack of supply and tight credit conditions (More than 1 million mortgages missed by some estimations), the Federal Reserve remains widely predicted to keep raising interest rates. Here's the full picture.
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  • AIME creates National Mortgage Brokers Day

    Mortgage brokers across the nation finally get the recognition they deserve
    Mortgage industry trade group Association of Independent Mortgage Experts just created a new holiday to honor the nation's mortgage brokers: National Mortgage Brokers Day. The new holiday took place on July 18 and will continue to take place every July 18 henceforth until the end of the industry.
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    United Wholesale Mortgage

    Lenders: when weighing speed vs. price, don't overlook service

    United Wholesale Mortgage picks up every single phone call
    Oftentimes, when thinking of what all goes into the loan process, it’s easy to forget that actual people are at the heart of making everything possible. If an issue arises with a loan that needs to be quickly resolved, it is a person on the other end of the phone that sees it through to completion. Even the flashiest technology platform is useless without the people to build it, enhance it, fix issues, and cater it to clients’ needs.
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