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Quicken Loans adds Casey Hurbis to lead marketing efforts

Will serve as chief marketing officer
It seems that can’t more than a few minutes without seeing an ad from Quicken Loans, as the company pushes its Rocket Mortgage more and more into the mainstream. Now the company will have a new person shepherding those ubiquitous marketing efforts, as Quicken Loans announced recently that Casey Hurbis is joining the online lender to serve as the company’s chief marketing officer.
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Home prices rising, yes, but not as fast as homeowners think

Homeowners and appraisers disagree on home values
Quicken Loans released its monthly Home Price Perception Index, which showed while home prices are increasing, it is not as fast as homeowners think. This is the fourth consecutive month the gap between homeowner opinions and appraised values increased. The index shows, however, this doesn’t hold true for the West Coast.
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Can small lenders even compete with big banks for digital mortgage domination?

Fitch: 3 ways larger banks hold an advantage
Despite nonbanks being able to get an early jump on the digital process, a new report from Fitch Ratings states that large banks will have a greater long-term advantage thanks to their greater access to resources. The mortgage finance industry might finally be embracing technology but which companies will come out on top?
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Quicken Loans commits $1 million to build up Detroit business

Opens up application period for Detroit Demo Day
Quicken Loans is one of the biggest companies championing the resurgence of Detroit, consistently dedicating a portion of its funds to the city to revitalize downtown. Detroit Demo Day follows this same mindset to rebuild the city. Run a business in Detroit? Check out this inaugural event.
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Dear lenders, we need more young talent in mortgage finance

How does the industry make mortgages cool?
Lenders and vendors of the tech world filled the expo hall at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago for the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo. But there was one element that was clearly lacking after scanning the room of attendees: young mortgage professionals. How does the industry fix this?
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Case-Shiller reaction: What to make of record high home prices

Zillow, Quicken Loans, First American and others weigh in
The latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices showed that home prices hit a 31-month high in January, but will those record prices be a speed bump or a brick wall for home buying moving forward? Opinions appear to be a bit mixed in that regard, with some analysts viewing January’s data as a significant drawback for certain segments of the home-buying market, while others say the rising prices aren’t a concern, yet.
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Tech talk at MBA: Do we build technology or do we partner?

How to disrupt the mortgage finance industry
No one in the mortgage industry needs to be convinced about the power, prominence and appeal of technology anymore. Look no further than the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo in Chicago for proof. Helping kick off the conference on Monday, executives from JPMorgan Chase, Ellie Mae, USAA and Quicken Loans discussed their perspectives on fintech.
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Are you overestimating your home value?

That might depend on where you live
Many homeowners are overestimating the value of their home, with their estimates coming in above appraised values. And that gap grew even wider in February. However, this is much less true for homeowners on the west coast, where home prices are rising faster than homeowners can keep up with.
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