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Unformatted text preview: ecurities. These firms, called securities dealers, buy and sell securities from lenders and investors. Mortgage bankers, savings banks, pension funds, insurance companies, and mutual funds generally conduct their secondary market transactions with investment bankers. Mortgage loan brokers are in the business of locating borrowers and lenders, and arranging loans between them. As such the loan broker takes no risk of loss. Another distinction between a mortgage banker and a mortgage (or loan) broker is that mortgage bankers service the loans of the lenders that they represent, whereas loan brokers usually do not. Mortgage bankers differ from mortgage brokers in that the former generally are not third parties to a loan. They generally fund the loan with their own funds. Mortgage bankers are generally incorporated businesses that can make loans with their own funds or through a line of credit. The mortgage banker originates, finances “funds”, and closes loans secured by real estate and sells them to Institutional investors for whom the loans are thereafter serviced. While at times a mortgage banker might act in a broker capacity, particularly if the loan is for an amount beyond the capacity of the mortgage banker to fund, this would be the exception rather than the rule. 4-6 Licensing School for Appraisal, CPA, Contractors, Insurance, Real Estate, Notary, Nurse, Food Handlers, Tax and Securities 4: NONINSTITUTIONAL LENDERS
Many of the loans made by mortgage bankers are made for particular investors such as other lenders and pension plans. They will make the loans to meet the lending criteria desired by these particular investors. Much of their activities deal with out–of-state lenders and investors who desire to make long–term loans secured by California real estate. Because of the size of our real estate market, California mortgage bankers can assemble packages of trust deeds of significant value. Mortgage Correspondent – When a mortgage banking company represents a life insurance c...
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2010 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Zhung during the Spring '10 term at Punjab Engineering College.
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