Items Tagged with 'Mat Ishbia'


  • [WATCH] UWM CEO: Becoming a mortgage broker is “a lot easier than you think”

    Watch this exclusive interview with Mat Ishbia
    HousingWire Editor-In-Chief Jacob Gaffney recently interviewed United Wholesale Mortgage CEO Mat Ishbia for an upcoming HousingWire Magazine cover story detailing 2019's mortgage lending outlook. “It’s really a battle for the originator. Originators are coming to the broker channel, and I don’t think it’s much of a battle anymore, I think they’re leaving in droves from retail lenders,” Ishbia tells Gaffney.
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  • Brokers prepare to shake up mortgage lending

    Here's why
    Times are tough for mortgage lenders, as evidenced by the multiple layoffs seen across the mortgage industry. But one type of lender is doing fine, even excelling, as others continue to eliminate hundreds of mortgage jobs – mortgage brokers. Here's why.
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  • United Wholesale Mortgage launches new tool for mortgage brokers

    UClose 2.0 seeks to give mortgage brokers complete control over the closing transaction
    United Wholesale Mortgage announced Wednesday it has launched a “revolutionary tool,” giving mortgage brokers complete control over the closing transaction. United Wholesale Mortgage President and CEO Mat Ishbia said by making the closing process easier, UWM will help brokers continue to grow in the future.
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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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  • In the Winner's Circle with Mat Ishbia of UWM: We're going to hire thousands more people

    Ishbia: "100% of our focus is on mortgage brokers."
    In this episode of In The Winner's Circle, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney sits down with Mat Ishbia, CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage. In a fast-paced and energetic discussion, Mat explains why "100% of our focus is on mortgage brokers," what is next for the company, and the VA lending headache some lenders are experiencing. Click here to listen.
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  • AIME shoots for 20% market share for wholesale mortgages by 2020

    Fueled by new sponsorship the organization is pushing for growth in the industry
    The Association of Independent Mortgage Experts is in growth mode, aiming for 20% market share of the mortgage market by 2020. Recent sponsorship from United Wholesale Mortgage, Caliber Home Loans, Finance of America Mortgage, and others have enabled AIME to offer free membership to partners of its sponsors. Included in membership are a set of tools and resources loan originators can use to increase productivity.
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  • UWM: Brokers hurt least by rising interest rates

    Here’s why
    As interest rates continue to rise, refinances are decreasing, merger and acquisition activity is picking up, and many mortgage lenders are struggling with a decrease in lending activity. However, United Wholesale Mortgage explained that mortgage brokers will be the least affected by these increasing interest rates.
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  • From HW Magazine

    United Wholesale Mortgage promotes broker growth through marketing and technology

    2018 looks to be even bigger for wholesale lender
    United Wholesale Mortgage continues to be a champion for mortgage brokers, helping that segment grow to 15% of the market by educating borrowers and providing the critical tools brokers need to deliver an exceptional customer experience. This year UWM introduced the Blink and Virtual e-Closing platforms, bringing the automated loan process full circle, and revolutionizing the way brokers can make the loan process easier for borrowers.
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