Equicredit Corp. continues to expand.
The Jacksonville, Fla., home equity lender will open eight or nine more
It now has about 90 branches.
He also said the Equicredit unit buying loans made to borrowers with
"Business is quite brisk at the moment," he said in an interview.
He hopes Equicredit will buy $125 million of wholesale loans this year.
Equicredit formed the unit in August.
In September, Jacksonville-based Barnett Banks Inc. signed an agreement
Equicredit principally makes first and second mortgages to borrowers