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  • Guaranteed Rate appoints new chief innovation officer

    Paul Anastos is responsible for leading Guaranteed Rate’s innovation initiatives
    Guaranteed Rate recently appointed Paul Anastos as chief innovation officer, in a move that is expected to heat up the company’s product and service offerings for industry professionals. Guaranteed Rate CEO and Founder Victor Ciardelli said Anastos wealth of knowledge will be a tremendous asset to the company as they work to bring new, more efficient technologies to the market.
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  • Should mortgage companies push staffers to leave higher ratings on Glassdoor?

    WSJ reports on Guaranteed Rate, Roostify efforts to get higher rankings
    Guaranteed Rate's supposed push for positive employee reviews came at a time when the company was in the midst of a hiring spree. In March of last year, the company laid off 180 employees but claimed that it planned to hire 1,500 more by the end of 2018. When asked about the company's efforts to hire new employees, the company told HousingWire: "We are on course with our hiring goals."
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  • Guaranteed Rate expanding in Hawaii, acquires assets from two lenders

    Buys "certain assets" from Honolulu HomeLoans, Hawaii Lending Alliance
    Guaranteed Rate, already one of the nation's largest retail mortgage lenders, is set to grow its business in Hawaii after the company acquired "certain assets" from a pair of Hawaii lenders. Guaranteed Rate announced this week that it acquired assets from Honolulu HomeLoans and Hawaii Lending Alliance in a deal that will see employees from both companies join Guaranteed Rate.
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  • Movement Mortgage appoints new regional director

    Yong Choi will serve the Southern California region
    Movement Mortgage has brought on Yong Choi to lead the company’s growth efforts in Southern California. As regional sales director, Choi will be responsible for mentoring originators in the Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties.
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  • Guaranteed Rate laying off 180 employees, plans to hire 1,500 more

    Cutting less than 5% of total workforce
    Guaranteed Rate plans on laying off approximately 180 employees as part of a move to “rebalance” its organization, Crain’s Chicago Business reported recently. But in a statement provided to HousingWire, Guaranteed Rate said the layoffs, while unfortunate, will position the company to grow even more this year.
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  • Guaranteed Rate Affinity hires Scott Brady to lead growth in Illinois and Missouri

    Will serve as SVP of joint venture between Guaranteed Rate and Realogy
    Last year, Guaranteed Rate and Realogy partnered to form a joint venture that markets Guaranteed Rate mortgages across the Realogy real estate network. As part of its growth plan, Guaranteed Rate Affinity announced this week that it hired Scott Brady to oversee the company’s central region, which includes Illinois and Missouri.
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