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Volume 18 - Number 5

March 7, 2014

Wholesale Channel Riding Highs and Lows

In the last couple of years, the wholesale origination channel has been a revolving door for industry players, with some exiting for various reasons and new ones coming in to take up the slack. Those currently in the game expect the instability will continue for some time. Wholesalers say the decision to exit the business or enter at one’s own peril boils down to perception: Is the glass half empty or half full? Brian Benjamin, a mortgage broker and president/CEO of Two River Mortgages ...

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