Items Tagged with 'Movement Mortgage'


  • Movement Mortgage after company layoffs: We are not reducing our staff

    Lays off 75 employees, but total employment increased by 201 jobs
    Monday, reports began to circulate across news outlets that last week, Movement Mortgage quietly laid off 75 of its employees from various offices across the U.S. However, the company explained that it is not reducing its staff, and its overall employment increased by 201 net jobs over the past 12 months.
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  • Movement Mortgage adds Stephen Polacek as chief credit officer

    Former KPMG executive will lead lender’s credit risk management
    Movement Mortgage, one of the nation’s largest purchase mortgage lenders, announced this week that it hired Stephen Polacek to serve as the company’s new chief credit officer. In this role, Polacek will oversee the lender’s credit risk management operation.
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  • Movement Mortgage to pay $1.1 million for California mortgage servicing violations

    Accused of operating in state without a license, plus per diem violations
    Movement Mortgage overcharged more than 1,000 mortgage borrowers and operated in the state of California without a license, the California Department of Business Oversight said on Monday. The CDBO announced Monday that it reached a $1.1 million settlement with Movement Mortgage to resolve the allegations.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2017 HW Vanguard: Casey Crawford

    Founder and CEO at Movement Mortgage
    Over the last year, Founder and CEO Casey Crawford has continued to drive Movement Mortgage to industry-leading growth. The company is on track to originate more than $13 billion in residential mortgages in 2017, up 10% from 2016. 
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: What will Amazon's new HQ do to home prices?

    Trump to announce new Fed chair this week
    The deadline officially closed on applications to be the home of Amazon’s second headquarters. While the new headquarters is projected to create up to 50,000 new jobs, one negative side effect could be rising home prices for the city. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is expected to announce next week who the much-anticipated Federal Reserve chair will be.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Tech talk begins at #MBAAnnual17

    Companies launch new digital developments
    The housing finance industry is gathering this week in Denver, as the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual event kicks off. HousingWire’s own Ben Lane sent in a report from the field. Also, experts explained Trump’s pick for the next Fed chair will show where his priorities lie: low-interest rates or deregulation.
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  • Mortgage industry unites together to support Hurricane Harvey relief

    From buying a shirt to sending money, here’s how you can help
    As one of biggest industries that touches nearly everyone in America, the housing industry quickly assembled together to give back to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Here is a handful of ways the industry is donating to help in the relief, along with ways you as a reader can help.
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  • Investing in the future: Blend raises $100 million in series D funding

    Plans to move beyond mortgages
    Blend announced it raised $100 million in Series D funding, marking its second round of funding for the year. And now thanks to its mortgage success, which includes working with Wells Fargo and Movement Mortgage, the company revealed that it doesn’t want to stop at just mortgages. Here's what the CEO says he sees for the road ahead.
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