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Volume 2017 - Number 43

November 9, 2017

House Tax Reform Bill Expected to Have a Negative Impact On Housing, Industry Pushes for Numerous Adjustments

Tax reform legislation detailed last week by Republican leaders in the House would have a nega-tive impact on the housing market, according to some industry analysts. The bill prompted a strong re-action from industry participants, who are hoping for a variety of changes in the legislation.

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Who "owns" the mortgage customer that’s brought to a wholesale lender through a loan broker?

The broker. It’s his/her client.


The wholesale/table funder. They’re taking the financial risk.


The broker, but only for the first year. After that, the borrower is fair game.


Hard to answer. It’s a complicated issue.