Items Tagged with 'broker'


  • The mortgage broker comeback

    Independent mortgage brokers’ market share increased to 14.1% in the first quarter of 2019
    In this competitive housing market with fewer homes for sale, fluctuating rates and higher home prices, you may think sending your buyers to a big bank or online mega retail lender for their mortgage is the fastest and easiest option. But in reality, an independent mortgage broker is by far the best choice.
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  • Want your homebuyer to be able to afford more?

    Three reasons why a mortgage broker is your best option
    Helping buyers purchase the best home for their hard-earned money has always been the key to real estate success—whether that’s discovering the perfect neighborhood or negotiating the final sale price. The ability to stretch buying power is more crucial than ever, and savvy agents are encouraging buyers to partner with independent mortgage brokers. Here's why choosing a mortgage broker is your best option.
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  • Four perks of partnering with a mortgage broker

    90% of real estate agents would recommend a broker to their buyers in the future
    Independent mortgage brokers are expert entrepreneurs rooted in the local community who can offer guidance to real estate agents and their buyers throughout the entire home-buying process. In a recent study conducted by United Wholesale Mortgage, 90% of real estate agents who worked with an independent mortgage broker would recommend one to their buyers in the future. Find out why so many agents are now partnering with a local mortgage broker instead of a big bank or mega retail lender.
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  • Brokers get ready to dominate reverse mortgage lending

    Why some say they have a better shot at success
    There's been a lot of buzz lately in the forward mortgage world about the return of the mortgage broker. Could the same be true for reverse mortgages? With HECM volume recently plummeting to a 14-year low, some say brokers have a better shot at weathering the downturn. Here's why.
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  • Pricing is just one piece of the puzzle

    Customer satisfaction is what really matters the most
    UWM's CEO Mat Ishbia writes that the mortgage business is so commoditized that it’s easy to focus on price as a difference maker – but if you’re a mortgage broker or correspondent that picks a lender based solely on its cheap rates, it will likely cost you big in the long run. Read more about what matters most: customer satisfaction.
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  • ERA adds Diana Wall as senior vice president of sales

    Wall returns to ERA, will oversee growth strategy
    ERA announced Tuesday that Diana Wall has rejoined the company as senior vice president of sales to help push strategic growth in its broker footprint. The company explained that Wall will be working alongside the senior management team to ascertain the best growth strategies and expand ERA's influence in the market.
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  • Here are 5 lies brokers will tell you

    Revealed by former NYC commercial broker
    Real estate agents and brokers must fight to gain the trust of their clients throughout the home buying and selling process. However, while some do this using good, tactical methods, others try to simply trick their clients into doing what they want. One former New York City broker reveals five lies that brokers tell their clients.
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  • CoreLogic announces partnership with Elm Street Technology

    Will offer Elevate marketing platform for real estate brokerages
    CoreLogic announces a partnership with Elm Street Technology to offer the Elevate Broker Operating System and Services platform to real estate brokers. Under the agreement, the company will serve as an authorized reseller, offering Elevate through the Clareity DASH! platform to current broker clients, according to CoreLogic.
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