Items Tagged with 'loanDepot'


  • Former loanDepot Chief Technology Officer Dominick Marchetti lands at Guaranteed Rate

    Will oversee lender's "product innovation agenda"
    loanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh shocked the mortgage business a bit earlier this month when he announced that the company’s chief technology officer, Dominick Marchetti, was leaving. At the time, Hsieh wished Marchetti well on his “continued professional journey,” but did not say where Marchetti was going. Well, it's not a mystery anymore. HousingWire can now report that Marchetti has joined Guaranteed Rate to lead the company’s “product innovation agenda.”
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  • loanDepot Chief Technology Officer Dominick Marchetti stepping down

    Second high-ranking executive to leave loanDepot in two weeks
    For the second time in two weeks, one of loanDepot’s top executives is set to leave the company. First, it was Chris Heller, the CEO of mellohome, loanDepot’s attempt to serve as a true one-stop-shop for “buying, financing, and improving homes,” who left loanDepot to join OJO Labs, a real estate technology startup whose flagship product is an AI-based conversational assistant. And now, Dominick Marchetti, loanDepot’s chief technology officer, is leaving the company too.
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  • Chris Heller leaves loanDepot and mellohome for AI real estate company OJO Labs

    Former Keller Williams CEO moves on after less than two years
    Chris Heller shocked the housing world last year when he stepped down as CEO of Keller Williams to become the CEO of mellohome, loanDepot’s attempt to serve as a true one-stop-shop for “buying, financing, and improving homes.” But now, less than 18 months later, Heller is leaving mellohome and loanDepot behind for OJO Labs, a real estate technology start-up whose flagship product is an AI-based conversational assistant that is currently being used in the real estate industry.
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  • Housing News Podcast: LoanDepot’s Alec Hanson & TJ Freeborn discuss the importance of leveraging human-touch in mortgage lending

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    Each week, HousingWire interviews financial services experts who can help make sense of the latest headlines, sponsored by our partners at Blend. This week, Alec Hanson, LoanDepot’s SVP and Pacific Southwest division manager, and TJ Freeborn, SVP of Customer Experience, discuss the importance of incorporating human interaction within the loan origination process.
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  • Ginnie Mae removes loanDepot's VA loan restrictions

    Reinstates lender's ability to participate in all bond programs
    After nearly six months of being restricted from participating in some of Ginnie Mae’s mortgage bond programs as part of the agency’s crackdown on lenders for Department of Veterans Affairs loan churning, loanDepot is back in the game. Ginnie Mae announced Friday that it has removed the mortgage bond restrictions it placed on loanDepot earlier this year.
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  • Now hiring: loanDepot plans to add 1,300 loan officers by end of 2019

    Also expanding Uber-like program for LOs
    Attention loan officers who may be looking for their next gig: one of the nation’s largest lenders is now hiring...big-time. loanDepot announced this week that it is launching a hiring spree that will see the company add more than 1,300 new loan officers to its roster by the end of the year.
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  • 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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