Mortgage Brokers vs. Mortgage Bankers
What's the difference?
When you go to my website www.illinoishomeshere.com, you can select a lenders to get information about their services. These lenders I've worked with some of my pass clients. Ask them about their Benefits as a Brokers are to you as a potential client: Brokers work individually with borrowers. The broker is independent and searches for a loan based on his customer’s needs, not his employer’s needs. A broker matches clients with lenders then walks the paperwork through final approval and funding. Brokers’ fees are paid by the lender, so they are of no consequence to the buyer.
Benefits of Bankers: Mortgage bankers are direct lenders; working with them eliminates the middleman. Mortgage bankers themselves approve or reject loans and may prove more expeditious. Mortgage bankers must have substantial net worth if they are to survive. Because they are competing with both other bankers and brokers, mortgage bankers offer competitive rates