Despite its nascency, the collaboration already has yielded natural alignment in its common mission as many Vetted VA professionals overlap with their AIME membership. And both organizations previously partnered with Polygon Research in publishing a recent whitepaper titled Debunking VA Myths: Why You Should Work with a Veteran that details common misconceptions many professionals have about working with VA Home Loan eligible borrowers.
Another simpatico move was seen when AIME’s president of advocacy, Brendan McKay, testified in Annapolis for veterans’ property tax exemptions in support of Maryland House Bill 809 – signed into law in April and due to take effect on October 01. In partnership, AIME and Vetted VA are now poised to advocate for veterans by advocating for adoption of similar legislation in 27 additional states, officials noted.
“Together, t.’s nothing our organizations can’t do,” Sweeney said. “Our vision for this partnership is to strengthen support for loan originators and combine our efforts to better serve Military Service Members, Veterans, and their families across the country.”
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The Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME) is a non-profit, national trade membership association created exclusively for independent mortgage brokers. With more than 40,000 members, AIME describes its mission at one “…committed to establishing a community of independent mortgage experts by creating an association that empowers them with unparalleled technology, continued education, and networking support necessary to successfully advise consumers nationwide with their residential mortgage needs.”