Mortgage brokers are out and direct lending is in. Many of the major mortgage lenders that brokers dealt with nationwide have either gone out of business, been acquired or pulled back. Some are under indictment for mortgage fraud, while others – both mortgage brokers and mortgage wholesalers – are telling about sex, drugs, parties, and a general attitude of “mortgage whores.” The degree to which that describes the industry is unknown, but local mortgage brokers in our area disappeared like Jimmy Hoffa. Federal and state prosecutors are picking through the industry’s wreckage in search of criminal activity.
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