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  • Battle erupts over allegations that retail lenders are overcharging veterans for mortgages

    AIME's Anthony Casa accuses Fairway, Quicken, others; Fairway fires back
    For approximately 18 months, HUD, Ginnie Mae, and the VA have been looking into whether certain lenders are aggressively targeting servicemembers and military veterans for quick and potentially risky refinances of their mortgages. And now, retail mortgage lenders are facing new accusations that they are overcharging veterans on VA loans. But these accusations aren't coming from the government. Rather, this is some rather nasty mortgage industry in-fighting.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Rising Stars: Anthony Casa

    Founder of Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME)
    Creator of the BRAWL (Brokers Rallying Against Whole-tail Lending) movement and AIME (Association of Independent Mortgage Experts), Anthony Casa has created platforms to empower brokers and bring change, in terms of policy and business practices, within the industry.
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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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