Articles Tagged with ''Quicken Loans''

These are the best places to work in housing finance

Can you guess who made the top of Fortune’s list?
Each year, Fortune Magazine names the top 100 best places to work, and these are the companies that made the list from the housing finance industry. While some companies are new to the list, others are celebrating years, or even decades, as one of America’s best places to work.
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CoreLogic hires Quicken Loans’ Pete Carroll to boost lobbying efforts

Will serve as executive for public policy and industry relations
CoreLogic, the property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced this week that it hired Pete Carroll to join the company’s government affairs team. Carroll joins CoreLogic from Quicken Loans, where he was an executive vice president of mortgage policy and counterparty relations.
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Airbnb hosts can now use income in refinance mortgage apps

Fannie Mae, Quicken Loans and other lenders join partnership
Airbnb announced today it is partnering with some of the largest U.S. lenders to allow host income to be used in mortgage applications. The company partnered with Fannie Mae, Quicken Loans, Better Mortgage and Citizens Bank in its latest initiative to consider home-sharing as a tool for earning extra income when it comes to refinancing a home.
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Homeowners and appraisers close 2017 more in agreement than in the past 2 years

Appraised values still coming in lower than homeowner estimates
As 2017 came to a close, homeowners continued to estimate their home prices below appraised values, however they were more in agreement than anytime in the past two years. Quicken Loans shows after a drop at the beginning of 2017, appraised values and homeowner estimates have continued to edge closer together, narrowing the gap.
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“Whole-tail” lenders: The entire premise of BRAWL is flawed

Say bad rep coming from vocal minority giving incorrect details
Earlier this year, a group of mortgage brokers started an initiative against certain wholesale lenders, calling out their practices, but one of those lenders is fighting back against those claims. The top lender for 2016 said the entire premise of BRAWL – that some wholesale lenders are safe to sell to while others are not – is flawed.
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What happens to FHA lending if the DOJ eases enforcement?

HUD committed to addressing the issue
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson recently shocked the industry by saying he is in talks to fix one of the biggest struggles in FHA lending. The government's use of the False Claims Act could soon be mothballed. So does this mean all the big banks will jump back in to FHA lending?
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Now entering phase 2: The updated digital mortgage

What defines a digital mortgage?
Coverage on digital mortgages moved from transforming the front end of the process to transforming the back end: Phase two. In this interview with HousingWire, Simon Moir, digital mortgage manager with eOriginal, explained where digital mortgages are headed next and what is needed to make eClosings more common.
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