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Donald Trump the Mortgage Broker Was in Trouble From Start

  • Trump Mortgage launched as housing began to crack in 2006
  • It’s “a great time to start a mortgage company,” he said

Donald Trump had heard all the chatter, the idle talk about how the U.S. housing market was overheating and trouble was looming. He was unfazed. It was the spring of 2006 and he was pushing a new mortgage business, Trump Mortgage LLC.

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