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Mortgage applications decrease from Thanksgiving week in latest MBA Weekly Survey

National Mortgage Professional
Dec 11, 2008

Author and reverse mortgage authority Atare E. Agbamu joins AdvisorNet Mortgage LLCMortgagePress.comAtare E. Agbamu, reverse mortgage, AdvisorNet Mortgage LLC, Andre LaBerge, Vaughn C. Kavlie, Swenson Anderson Financial Group Author and columnist for The Mortgage Press, Atare E. Agbamu, CRMS, one of the nation's foremost authorities on reverse mortgages has joined AdvisorNet Mortgage LLC, as director of reverse mortgages. Minneapolis-based AdvisorNet Mortgage LLC provides client-centered mortgage planning and mortgage origination services in Minnesota and other markets. "Reverse mortgages have vast potential for life-planning and retirement cash flow planning, and Atare Agbamu's expertise will enhance our company's growing reverse mortgage advisory and origination services," said Andre LaBerge, chief executive officer of AdvisorNet Mortgage LLC. "We are excited to have Atare on our team." Agbamu, author of the recently released book, Think Reverse, the basis of AllRegs's recently unveiled online Think Reverse Practical Guide, has been marketing, originating, and researching reverse mortgages in the Twin Cities since 2001. He served as director of training/reverse mortgage specialist at Credo Mortgage Inc., where he helped build the company's reverse mortgage operations and brand. "Our emerging reverse mortgage advisory and origination services will benefit enormously from Atare's proven and nationally recognized expertise and leadership in the reverse mortgage industry," said Vaughn C. Kavlie, CMPS, president of AdvisorNet Mortgage, LLC. "We aim to provide our reverse mortgage clients the best research-based advice and origination services available, and Atare's knowledge and insights will help us realize our vision." AdvisorNet Mortgage LLC was formed in 2005 to provide client-centered mortgage planning and mortgage origination services. AdvisorNet Mortgage is affiliated with Minneapolis-based AdvisorNet Financial Inc. (formerly Swenson Anderson Financial Group). Founded in 1959, AdvisorNet Financial is one of the largest full-service financial services companies of its kind in the Upper Midwest. AdvisorNet Mortgage's President Vaughn C. Kavlie has 17 years experience in the mortgage industry and over the years has been a frequent guest on WCCO Radio discussing various mortgage industry issues. AdvisorNet Mortgage has offices in Minneapolis, Maple Grove, Minn. and Hudson, Wis. For further information, call (612) 436-3779 or visit A member of BusinessWeek Market Advisory Board, Agbamu has published more than 100 articles on reverse mortgages. He can be reached by phone at (612) 436-3711 or e-mail
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