Fairway Reaffirms Commitment to Mortgage Broker Community
CEO Steve Jacobson says mortgage company will continue helping all origination partners find the best options for borrowers to finance a home
Madison, WI — March 15, 2021 – Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, a top 10 nationwide mortgage lender, today reaffirmed its commitment to all its mortgage origination partners, including mortgage brokers, that Fairway will continue to work on a daily basis to help consumers find the best options for financing a home and living the American dream of homeownership.
“Fairway started as a broker in 1996—in fact, personally originated as a broker,” said Steve Jacobson, CEO of Fairway. “We are a mortgage banker now because we grew—nothing more or less. We appreciate the extra attention the last two weeks have provided and thankful for the extra opportunities we’ve been given.”
Jacobson added, “We’ve always believed in doing what is best for the consumer, and that will never change. For that reason, we will always support a broker’s decision to work with any lender they choose, and we will continue to work every day to earn the trust and respect of all our origination partners. At the end of the day, we are all working for the borrower.”
Fairway invites broker partners interested in learning more about its wholesale lending channel to visit www.fairwaywholesalelending.com. Fairway’s wholesale lending channel includes government, conventional, and jumbo loan products as well as training programs, including classes on using the new Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA). In addition, Fairway recently raised its jumbo purchase loan and refinance loan limits and is delivering a new Lock & Build Extended Lock Program to extend rate locks with float-down options—adding flexibility for both borrowers and brokers.
“We remain dedicated to the mortgage broker community and we consistently strive to provide brokers with the resources to give borrowers the best opportunities to qualify for financing a home,” said Al Hecklinski, senior vice president, TPO production at Fairway Wholesale Lending. “Our goal is to consistently improve our wholesale channel and our platform, so we can help our broker partners educate borrowers in making the right choices and the best financial decisions for their families.”
Fairway employees also give back to the community by donating several million dollars to a variety of charities like Fairway Cares and the American Warrior Initiative, including service dogs for Vets in need, mortgage free homes, business and family grants, and home repairs and retreats for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress.
“We are grateful for the mortgage broker community and our customers, and we will continue providing brokers with programs that benefit all borrowers, including Veterans who have fought for their share of the American dream of financing their own home,” Jacobson said. “We can only concentrate on putting our best foot forward to do the right thing for our clients and all our business partners, and we will continue to work to achieve that goal each and every day.”
About Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation (NMLS #2289) is a full-service mortgage lender with a wide array of innovative products that help make homeownership more affordable with the speed and service its clients deserve. Based in Madison, WI, Fairway is dedicated to finding great mortgage options and providing some of the fastest turn times for its borrowers. We strive to exceed expectations, guarantee satisfaction and earn trust. For more information, visit www.fairwayindependentmc.com.