Items Tagged with 'Zillow Home Loans'

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  • Zillow chooses Impac Mortgage COO Rian Furey to lead mortgage expansion

    Zillow Home Loans also adds several mortgage industry veterans
    After Zillow Group’s recent proclamation that its well-publicized expansion to mortgage lending is taking “longer than expected” to get up and running, the real estate giant is turning to a roster of mortgage industry veterans to lead its big move into lending. Among them is Rian Furey, who was formerly the chief operating officer of Impac Mortgage. Furey is now the president of Zillow Home Loans.
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  • Zillow taps brakes on big move into mortgages

    Delays expansion until lending software is up and running
    Just five months ago, Zillow Group announced it was officially entering the mortgage arena with the launch of Zillow Home Loans. Since then, the real estate giant has been working on the development of its own mortgage software, but it seems the platform’s creation is taking longer than expected, with Zillow CEO Rich Barton saying Thursday that the company plans to slow hiring for Zillow Home Loans until the software is officially up and running.
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  • Zillow planning expansion of its home buying business in Southwest

    Establishes "Southwest Hub" for Zillow Offers in Phoenix
    It's been just over a year since Zillow expanded its business from simply facilitating the home sale to actually buying houses itself. Zillow has big plans for its home buying business, recently revealing that its current goal is to be able to buy 5,000 homes per month within as little as three years. To get there, Zillow will have to fortify and expand its home buying operations, and the online real estate giant took a step in that direction.
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  • Zillow begins buying and selling homes in Dallas

    DFW becomes 9th market where Zillow is buying houses
    Homeowners in the Dallas/Fort Worth area can now bypass the traditional real estate process and sell their house directly to Zillow, as the online real estate giant announced Monday that it is expanding its direct buying program to DFW.
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  • [Pulse] Zillow just became the mortgage and real estate industry’s biggest frenemy

    But if you don't make nice, you won't reap the rewards
    You can ignore or hate this all you want, but don't pretend lending and real estate isn't being disrupted like every other industry before it. And Zillow's determined to show everyone how it's done. Every disruptor follows the frenemy model where they both support and compete with industries they're disrupting. But those who engage will reap the rewards. So my advice? Ignore Zillow at your own risk.
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  • Zillow is now a mortgage lender, launches Zillow Home Loans

    Rebrands Mortgage Lenders of America to carry Zillow name
    Zillow has owned a mortgage company for approximately six months, having purchased Mortgage Lenders of America in November 2018, but now, the online real estate giant has truly become a mortgage lender as well. Zillow announced Tuesday that it is launching its own mortgage lending operation, which it is calling Zillow Home Loans.
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