Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Fannie Mae continues shifting credit risk to insurers

Completes fifth and sixth Credit Insurance Risk Transfer deals

Items Tagged with 'Michigan'


HomeBridge sees huge growth opportunity in Detroit’s comeback

Plans to significantly grow
HomeBridge Financial Service’s new office in the Detroit suburb of Troy is only the start of a huge push by the lender to grow in the area. In fact, they see a huge growth opportunity for HomeBridge in this area with individual homebuyers, the builder community and with other mortgage professionals as well.
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Is Detroit making a comeback?

Quicken Loans fights for the city
Detroit remains an elusive city that the country can't seem to define. Is it destined to be the next greatest city in the country or is the city better left a wasteland? The next five years might be a game changer for it.
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Zillow: Detroit’s housing status is “deeply troubling”

Is there any hope left for the city?
Detroit continues to stand out as a blip on the radar when it comes to America’s housing recovery, which should come as no surprise. And while the city does display some improvement, according to experts at Zillow, Detroit’s housing situation is not only stuck, it is deeply troubling.
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Michigan to get $75 million more to fight blight

$47.4 million earmarked for Detroit
The fight against residential blight isn't over in Michigan. The state is about to get an injection of federal funding to continue its efforts to clean up the neighborhoods that were the hardest hit by the economic downturn.
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Federal judge approves Detroit’s bankruptcy plan

Did Detroit’s housing market just turn a corner?
Detroit’s housing market was one of the most severely attacked during the financial crisis, leaving a wasteland of foreclosed and abandoned homes. But a new ruling might help give the city the extra boost it needs.
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Homeowner offers to swap house for iPhone 6

How much are you willing to give?
How much are you willing to give for a new iPhone 6? One homeowner is offering to swap a two-story brick colonial on Detroit’s east side for a new iPhone 6 or a 32gb iPad.
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Dan Gilbert on big banks, debt, and risk

Quicken Loans founder: Debt is what's going to kill you
It’s taken many steps for Quicken to grow to that level of success and Dan Gilbert has learned quite a few lessons along the way. Gilbert shares some of his words of wisdom in a new article.
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CFPB fines Lighthouse Title for kickbacks

Michigan agency allegedly paid real estate agents for referrals
“Today’s action sends a clear and simple message, that quid pro quo agreements for real estate referrals are illegal,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. “The Consumer Bureau will continue to take action to ensure that the mortgage market is a level playing field where everyone plays by the rules.”
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Can Quicken Loans save Detroit?

Forbes: “Dan Gilbert is saving Detroit to help his business”
Dan Gilbert, the founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, is still pushing to save the city of Detroit. He's invested millions in the revitalization of Detroit's downtown area and the results of his efforts are having a real impact on the recovery of the city and on Quickens Loans' business too.
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