Items Tagged with 'loanDepot'


  • From HW Magazine

    2019 Rising Star: ​​​​​​​Alec Hanson

    Vice President of Regional Production, loanDepot
    Alec Hanson is a popular and dynamic leader within the mortgage industry. When he started as loan consultant, every year he was nationally recognized as a top 1% loan originator.
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  • loanDepot parts ways with top mortgage loan officer

    Lender confirms end of relationship with Brian Decker
    It’s been a rough April for top mortgage loan officer Brian Decker. On April 10, LendingLife reported that Decker voluntarily surrendered his California MLO license. Now, loanDepot confirms: "Brian Decker no longer represents loanDepot as of April 16, 2019."
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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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  • Ginnie Mae hits loanDepot with VA mortgage restrictions

    Ginnie's crackdown on loan churning continues
    Beginning February 1, loanDepot will be restricted from including its Department of Veterans Affairs single-family loans in the Ginnie Mae guarantee pools. The action comes as part of Ginnie Mae's continuing effort to control loan churning among VA loans. loanDepot said it will comply, though it disagrees with the action. Read for more details.
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  • loanDepot creates national sales leadership position, fills it with industry top gun

    New National Sales EVP John Bianchi will report directly to Chief Production Officer Dan Hanson
    In an effort to grow its retail channel, loanDepot CEO and Founder Anthony Hsieh recently announced John Bianch was appointed to the position of executive vice president of national sales. Hsieh said Bianch's hire positions the company to further invest in the tools, products and technology that today's retail loan officer needs to win.
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  • loanDepot CEO tells his "unhappy" LOs: Stop acting entitled

    Reportedly sends marching orders via email
    It's a tough market for mortgage lending and it's likely to get more difficult. That said, loanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh is reportedly tired of his loan officers whining about it, allegedly sending an email to employees with strong feelings on the topic. What do you think of his tactic?
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