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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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  • Provident Financial abandons mortgage banking

    Plans to layoff 122 staffers in the coming months
    In a released statement the firm said challenging economic and operating conditions made it difficult to make a profit in home loan originations. The company's CEO also cited "required investments in expensive technology" as another reason.
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  • [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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  • United Wholesale Mortgage rolls out new pricing plan

    Predicts growth for broker channel in 2019
    In 2018, United Wholesale Mortgage closed out the year with $41.5 billion in total loan volume, making up nearly a quarter of the entire wholesale industry's market share. But it looks like UWM is setting the bar even higher in 2019, as the company has recently announced plans to change its pricing philosophy in a bid to offer "the best prices and rates in America."
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  • From HW Magazine

    UWM empowers mortgage brokers with the launch of its latest tech solutions

    UClose 2.0 and One-Click AUS help brokers expand clientele and close loans faster
    2018 proved to be a rough year for lenders due to the high cost to originate and rising interest rate climate. However, mortgage brokers bucked that trend, with the growth of that channel made especially evident by United Wholesale Mortgage, the nation’s No. 1 wholesale lender, as it reported a 52% year-over-year increase in loan volume this year, from Q3 2017 to Q3 2018, and ranked as a top-five overall mortgage lender.
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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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    [VIDEO] Broker Beware: Cheap prices of ‘discount lenders’ don’t tell the full story

    UWM warns loan officers of costly roadblocks behind a "cheap" wholesale lender
    It’s so easy for a loan officer to treat a mortgage lender’s rate sheet like gold, focusing on price (and only price) when choosing which wholesale lender to send loans to. But it can easily be a trap. Oftentimes, what looks better at first glance ends up looking less attractive once you peel back the layers of additional fees that come up throughout the closing process.
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