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  • Quicken Loans parent company Rock Holdings just bought Dictionary.com (really)

    Continues acquisition streak for Rock Holdings
    Rock Holdings, the parent company of Quicken Loans, is getting into the dictionary and thesaurus business. Literally. Rock Holdings announced this week that it acquired Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, websites that boast approximately 540 million pageviews per month. But why, one might ask? Read on.
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  • Amrock levies blockbuster claims against HouseCanary, wants $740 million verdict overturned

    Claims HouseCanary engaged in collusion, fraud, and deception
    HouseCanary and its top executives engaged in collusion, fraud, and deception as part of an effort to convince a jury to order Amrock to pay out one of the largest judgments in the country this year, Amrock claims in a blockbuster legal filing. And based on these new revelations, Amrock wants a new trial and the $740 million judgment against it tossed out.
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  • Amrock ordered to pay $740 million to HouseCanary for trade secret theft

    Texas judge hands down largest judgment in U.S. this year
    A Texas judge last week ordered Amrock, the title insurance, settlement services and valuations provider formerly known as Title Source, to pay just shy of $740 million to HouseCanary after denying Amrock’s request to vacate a jury’s earlier decision in a trade secret theft battle that rocked the housing industry.
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  • Quicken Loans onboards new agency to head massive marketing effort

    Universal McCann takes over media buying and planning operations
    According to an article from AdAge by Adrianne Pasquarelli and Megan Graham, IPG MediaBrands’ Universal McCann will now be the agency of record responsible for Quicken Loans’ media planning and buying, which Rock Holdings, Quicken’s parent company, has already made considerable investment in.
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  • Quicken Loans affiliate rebranded under Rocket name

    In-House Realty becomes Rocket Homes to better align with sister companies
    In-House Realty, a subsidiary of fintech giant and owner of Quicken Loans, Rock Holdings, just rebranded to “better align with sister companies.” This rebrand is a big vote of confidence from Rock Holdings in its fintech operations, as it shows the company is marshaling its brands to consolidate behind the Quicken and Rocket branding.
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  • Quicken Loans sister company In-House Realty acquires ForSaleByOwner.com

    This is Rock Holdings fourth fintech acquisition in under 18 months
    In-House Realty, which like Quicken Loans is a subsidiary of Rock Holdings, announced this week that it purchased ForSaleByOwner.com, a real estate site where homeowners can market their home. In-House Realty is a digital platform for matching consumers with real estate agents, and the move to acquire ForSaleByOwner.com appears to be part of a larger move to develop a one-stop shop for homebuyers and sellers.
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  • MBA Tech: What's next for the mortgage industry?

    Leaders of loanDepot, Quicken, PenFed and CBRE share their perspectives
    The companies represented by these executives are some of the most successful in our industry — or any industry. Their companies are diverse in size, scope and client base, but the executives have one thing in common — they see enormous opportunity in their employees and customers. Their vision is not limited to the current products or services that their current employees offer their current customers. In fact, these guys might disrupt more than just the mortgage industry.
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  • Amrock ordered to pay $706 million for stealing trade secrets from HouseCanary

    Texas jury rules that Quicken Loans affiliate misappropriated HouseCanary data
    Amrock, the title insurance, settlement services, and valuations provider formerly known as Title Source, “willfully and maliciously” stole trade secrets from HouseCanary and must pay more than $706 million for the theft, a Texas jury ruled recently. Amrock calls the jury's decision “unconscionable” and promises to fight it.
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  • Title Source unveils massive rebranding, becomes Amrock

    Company says new name is reflective of technology focus
    Title Source, the title insurance, settlement services, and valuations provider, just unveiled a massive rebranding effort and will now be known as Amrock. In an exclusive interview with HousingWire, Amrock CEO Jeff Eisenshtadt said the company outgrew its previous name. “This is a major milestone and major turning point for our business,” Eisenshtadt told HousingWire, adding that the new brand is reflective of the company’s focus on technology.
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  • Quicken Loans names new CEO, Bill Emerson promoted

    Emerson to take an expanded role advocating for the mortgage industry
    Quicken Loans is switching up its leadership team, announcing three executive-level promotions on Friday, which includes longtime CEO Bill Emerson, effective immediately. In his 24 years with the company, Emerson not only oversaw the growth of the Quicken Loans, but he has also been a major spokesperson for the mortgage industry. And according to Quicken Loans, Emerson is only going to be a more prominent voice in the industry from here.
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