How is a mortgage loan originator different from a mortgage broker?
The difference between a mortgage loan originator and a mortgage broker is that our mortgage loan originators are in-house and provide you with customized one-on-one service. A mortgage broker does not work for a particular bank and actually shops a list of several banks and alternative lenders to find a mortgage for his or her clients. They are not always able to provide you with other financial products. At First Hawaiian Bank, our mortgage loan originators provide information about our home financing options and will help guide you through the entire purchase process. Our mortgage specialists can also give you access to other banking experts who can help meet your other financial needs.