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  • One Reverse Mortgage launches proprietary product

    Say hello to HELO
    One Reverse Mortgage, a subsidiary of Quicken Loans, has joined the growing number of lenders with private reverse mortgage offerings. Its new HELO product provides borrowers access to up to $4 million of their equity and comes with fewer restrictions than the FHA product.
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  • Quicken Loans in the Winner’s Circle: There are 3 types of mortgage customers

    How to get them to close quickly and efficiently
    In the Winner’s Circle is a one-on-one podcast with Jacob Gaffney, the Editor-in-Chief of HousingWire and a top player in the mortgage community who is crushing it, from a business perspective. In this newest episode, Jacob speaks to David Schroeder, SVP of Quicken Loans Mortgage Services. Here, David breaks down potential homeowners into three different types of buckets and describes the methods to get them to close, quickly and efficiently. 
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  • It’s a whole new ballgame: Takeaways from MBA Tech

    We're still in early innings
    [Op-ed] In this commentary, Michael Kolbrener, the chief technology officer for PromonTech, writes about the recent MBA Tech conference. "It was fitting that the Mortgage Bankers Association chose Detroit, the launch pad of Rocket Mortgage, as the site for this year’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo. The “liftoff” of that disruptive, imagination-capturing product has been the catalyst for a new appreciation of what technology can do for lenders and borrowers," he writes.
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  • United Wholesale CEO declares huge HouseCanary settlement is “good for all of us”

    Tech disruption comes at a big price
    Speaking to the mortgage loan officer community on YouTube, Mat Ishbia said: "So this is good for all of us, we want these firms to come and disrupt it, and come up with a new way to help you with a Realtor, to help you with a consumer, help us with valuations. We need this, we all need this. The jury basically validated these technology firms have a place in our industry.”
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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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