Items Tagged with 'Guaranteed Rate'


  • The shifting landscape: Top lenders share insight on attracting today's borrowers

    Highlights from HousingWire's conference
    Depending on how you look at it, the wave of Millennial homebuyers is either already happening or may not happen at all. Either way, the face of the mortgage borrower is changing. It may not be changing as fast as we once thought, but change is happening. And all across the industry, mortgage companies are working to be in a position to capitalize on that change, in whatever form it takes.
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  • loanDepot top 25 originator surrenders California MLO license over allegations of mortgage misconduct

    Brian Decker sits in the top 1% of the top 1% of mortgage loan production
    loanDepot VP of Mortgage Lending Brian Decker impressively sits in the top 1% of the top 1% of mortgage loan production records, but his career is now hitting a speed bump. Decker must give up his California MLO license in a settlement with the state after he was accused of failing to disclose that he'd previously run into trouble for allegedly taking borrowers' loan files with him from one job to another. Decker was also accused of directly providing loan funds to a borrower without properly disclosing where the money came from.
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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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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 HW Vanguard: Victor Ciardelli

    Guaranteed Rate founder and CEO
    Victor Ciardelli, founder and CEO of Guaranteed Rate, despite mortgage market headwinds, has propelled his company to new heights in the last year.
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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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