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  • Quicken Loans brings Rocket Mortgage to Amazon Prime homeowners

    Speedy and secure payments promised
    Alexa can order you an Uber to take you to the grocery store, or you can ask Alexa to reorder groceries to be delivered. Alexa can also tell you when your Capital One credit card maxes out. And now Alexa can make your Quicken Loans Rocket Mortgage payment for you, quickly and securely.
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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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  • Quicken Loans gets FHA loan violation lawsuit relocated to Detroit

    Quicken gets confident in its lawsuit
    In a major win for Quicken Loans, a judge granted the lender's request to move its landmark case with the Department of Justice and the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Eastern District Court in downtown Detroit, the lender's backyard. But this is only the beginning in a case that features one of the top FHA lenders fighting back against the government.
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  • Quicken Loans now offering 1% down mortgages

    Here are the details on the program that no one is talking about
    While megabanks like Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase grabbed the headlines earlier this year by separately announcing plans to offer mortgage loans that only require a 3% down payment from the borrower, there is another major lender that is quietly requiring even less from borrowers. Unbeknownst to many in the market, Quicken Loans began offering an even better deal for borrowers late last year – a 1% down mortgage.
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  • Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert reportedly bids $5 billion for Yahoo

    Deal would dramatically increase scope of Gilbert’s empire
    Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert certainly is in the middle of a lot right now. The Cleveland Cavaliers, Gilbert's NBA team, is set to take the court in the NBA finals Monday night with their backs against the wall, down three games to one to the Golden State Warriors. But that's hardly all Gilbert has going on these days. Gilbert is also deep in the multi-billion dollar bidding process for Yahoo.
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  • Is Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert partnering with Warren Buffett to buy Yahoo?

    Berkshire Hathaway to finance deal?
    Recently, Yahoo made it known that it is interested in selling off its "core business" as the company struggles with declining revenue. Quicken Loans founder Gilbert is reportedly among the interested bidders, and he has a huge name ready and willing to serve as potential financial backing – Warren Buffett.
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  • What is the future of the mortgage business?

    Techcrunch asks why fintech and startups can’t truly 'disrupt' the industry
    Every one of us with an interest in the mortgage business, whether it be a vested financial interest or otherwise, has to be wondering what the future of the industry is going to look like. It’s pretty clear that the complete homebuying process from selecting a home through the entire mortgage process is moving online. How we get there, on the other hand, is a different story.
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  • Want to meet the demands of Millennials? Good luck with that

    Speaking at MBA Servicing, David Pogue outlines why it won't be easy
    The first featured speaker at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Mortgage Servicing Conference, David Pogue, was incredibly funny, but by the end of his presentation one thing was very clear — meeting Millennials' demands for instant gratification is going to be hard for the mortgage industry. Really, really hard.
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  • Quicken Loans considers quitting FHA loans

    DOJ lawsuit over False Claims Act may drive lender from FHA program
    The contentious legal battle between Quicken Loans and the Department of Justice over the DOJ’s allegations that Quicken violated the False Claims Act by "knowingly" submitting hundreds of "improperly underwritten" loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration may just be enough to drive Quicken Loans out of FHA lending completely.
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