Items Tagged with 'Better Mortgage'


  • From HW Magazine

    2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Better Mortgage

    Platform moves the mortgage process completely online
    Better’s platform moves the mortgage process completely online. Its customers are able to upload and eSign documents, have instant access to affordable lending discounts, and receive recommendations on the right mortgage products for them.
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  • Better Mortgage becomes billion-dollar originator

    Saw 400% year-over-year increase in users
    Online lender Better Mortgage, which launched in January 2016, recently surpassed $1 billion in mortgage originations. According to data provided by the company, Better Mortgage claims it was the third fastest online lender to reach $1 billion in originations, trailing only Goldman Sachs’ Marcus and SoFi.
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  • Airbnb hosts can now use income in refinance mortgage apps

    Fannie Mae, Quicken Loans and other lenders join partnership
    Airbnb announced today it is partnering with some of the largest U.S. lenders to allow host income to be used in mortgage applications. The company partnered with Fannie Mae, Quicken Loans, Better Mortgage and Citizens Bank in its latest initiative to consider home-sharing as a tool for earning extra income when it comes to refinancing a home.
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  • Better Mortgage launches in Texas

    Online mortgage lender adds Texas as 14th market
    Consumers in the Lone Star State can now turn to online lender Better Mortgage for their mortgage needs. The company expanded its base throughout 2017, most recently expanding to Florida in August. Texas is the company’s 14th market.
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  • Better Mortgage locks in approval to lend in Florida

    Now available in 12 states and Washington, D.C.
    New York City-based Better Mortgage added another market to its wheelhouse, announcing it is now licensed to lend in Florida. The online lender announced that the approval means it is officially licensed to do business in 12 states, along with Washington, D.C.
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  • Better Mortgage offering $1,000 guarantee that it can beat other lenders’ pricing

    Telling borrowers that it will beat any lender’s loan pricing or give you $1,000
    Better Mortgage, an online mortgage lender, is now offering borrowers a guarantee that its mortgage is cheaper than any other lenders’ options, and the lender is putting its money where its mouth is. Better Mortgage now guarantees that it will beat any competitor’s loan estimate by $1,000. If not, Better will give the borrower $1,000.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2017 Rising Stars: Vishal Garg

    Founder and CEO at Better Mortgage
    The company officially launched as Better Mortgage on in mid-December 2015, and started 2016 with its new brand. Since then, the company has grown its platform from a rate engine that still had significant manual processing to a fully integrated platform that allows borrowers to complete a series of automated tasks based on the information submitted.
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  • Better Mortgage continues push into purchase mortgages

    Launches “verified” pre-approval letter for borrowers
    Earlier this year, online mortgage lender Better Mortgage said that it raised $15 million and planned to use the money to launch and expand Better's home purchase finance product on the company’s website. Now, the company is continuing its push into purchase mortgages by rolling out a “verified” pre-approval letter for borrowers.
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  • Better Mortgage raises $15 million to fund expansion

    Series B funding includes Goldman Sachs, Kleiner Perkins, Pine Brook
    Since launching in roughly one year ago, online mortgage lender Better Mortgage funded more than $500 million in loans, and now the company plans to expand thanks to a $15 million round of funding. The company announced recently that it completed Series B funding from three investors, including Goldman Sachs, which is increasing its investment in the online lender.
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  • How Better Mortgage will successfully break into online mortgages

    Founder takes notes from past failure
    Despite the freshness of Better Mortgage, it's already made quite the name for itself. Online mortgage lender Better Mortgage grew from the ashes of founder Vishal Garg’s previous online lending company, MyRichUncle, which ran aground in the aftermath of the financial crisis. This is how Garg says this time things are different.
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