Items Tagged with 'Movement Mortgage'

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  • Movement Mortgage in the Winner’s Circle: We need to increase black homeownership

    Here’s what CEO Casey Crawford is doing to fix it
    In the newest episode of "The Winner's Circle", Casey Crawford, the CEO of Movement Mortgage, reflects on his childhood, NFL career and how he builds morale at Movement. But games and sports are no longer his strongest passions. In fact, he believes minorities need to be encouraged to buy homes much more than they are today. "The low rate of black homeownership is a problem," he says. Here’s what he is doing to fix it.
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  • Movement Mortgage CEO to Loan Officers: Why we don’t buy refi leads

    Free read for the next 24 hours
    It’s the beginning of a new month and that means the latest issue of HousingWire Magazine is out. As Loan Officers, I know that there is an entire cottage industry looking to nickel and dime you to death. But, not HousingWire. While the magazine represents a large portion of editorial work each month, for our readers, we’re giving you free access for 24 hours to read the cover story: a profile of Movement Mortgage CEO Casey Crawford.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Larger than life: Casey Crawford at Movement Mortgage

    Crawford's vision is bigger than just making money
    He wears t-shirts to his televised interviews; not very CEO. He played sports at a high level, but rarely brings it up and when he does he talks about it as a mere chapter in his life. Honestly, who plays a Super Bowl and doesn’t describe it as the defining moment in their personal journey? Casey Crawford, that’s who. His family is a big part of his life of course, but he talks about his even larger family — his coworkers — in terms that are just as glowing.
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  • 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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