Two critically acclaimed movies of the last year focused on something we’re very familiar with: mortgages. The most popular one, “The Big Short”, was even nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, amongst several other accolades. “99 Homes,” starring Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield, was also celebrated for its intensity and drama. Both focused on the housing market and the ways some people took advantage of a complex, difficult and high-stakes system.
Unfortunately, the depictions of mortgage brokers and lenders were not favorable.
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