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2019 Archives

Dec 3, 2019
Brings 20+ years' experience in finance technology solutions as he leads loanDepot's technology team into its next decade

Sudhir Nair has been named as the Chief Information and Technology Officer for loanDepot. Nair joins the company as it prepares to enter its second decade of business, and will be charged with...

Nov 14, 2019
East Valley selected as prime location with top talent to support fintech home lender’s projected growth as it enters its second decade in 2020.

CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2019 – loanDepot today announced the opening of its newest operations site in Chandler, Ariz., marking the brand’s continued expansion within the state. Chandler’s...

Nov 8, 2019
Mortgage industry veteran joins the nation’s second largest nonbank lender as it poises for monumental growth

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 -- loanDepot today announced the addition of mortgage industry veteran Steve Kay to its Retail lending channel production leadership team. This hire will be integral...

Sep 24, 2019
King joins loanDepot's industry-elite executive team to focus on further fusing marketing and technology to accelerate and amplify the brand as it enters its tenth year in the market

Today, Anthony Hsieh, Founder and CEO of loanDepot, announced that David King has been appointed to the organization's leadership team as its Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, King will...

Sep 18, 2019
Innovative real estate joint venture will leverage powerful proprietary mello technology and insightfully local expertise within Mid-Atlantic region

loanDepot and Century 21 Redwood Realty today announced a joint venture partnership named Day 1 Mortgage to create a simplified, one-stop shopping experience providing confidence and clarity for...

Sep 10, 2019
Move is part of larger expansion into Hawaii's home lending market with emphasis on delivering personalized service to mortgage and refinance customers

Leading fintech home lender loanDepot today announced the opening of two Retail locations on Oahu and Maui, which will be led by established Hawaii mortgage industry veterans, Jason Martinson and...

Aug 22, 2019
Landmark event shatters records in Tournament donations, number of yachts and participating Veterans, ensuring Veterans throughout the Country are able to benefit and receive necessary support services

The Second Annual War Heroes on Water (WHOW) Sportfishing Tournament, held Aug. 15-18, off the waters of Santa Catalina Island, is one for the record books, with the Tournament generating an...

Jun 27, 2019
76% of customers who financed through a home builder cite ease of use, competitive rates and time savings as top reasons

A recent national survey conducted by loanDepot revealed that 76% of respondents who financed through a home builder were satisfied with their financing experience, citing ease of use, competitive...

Jun 19, 2019
At least 450 of the new hires will be on boarded through loanDepot's proprietary ACES loan officer training program, widely regarded as one of the best financial services training programs in the country

Today, loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh announced plans to add almost 1400 new employees, primarily in sales professional roles, to loanDepot's roster by year's end. Dynamic growth will be...

Apr 11, 2019
Homebuyers can get instant access and approval for mortgage loan amount anywhere, anytime and without a loan consultant

loanDepot today announced a new digital pre-approval process that allows homebuyers instant access to a mortgage approval. This is the latest digital tool developed by the mello technology...

Mar 1, 2019
In new role, Hanson will oversee growth of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Hawaii, Southern Nevada and parts of Southern California

Today, John Bianchi EVP, National Production Manager Distributed Retail, announced that Alec Hanson has been named to loanDepot's leadership team as SVP, Divisional Manager of its new Pacific...

Feb 20, 2019
mello smartloan uses proprietary mello technology and intelligent data to shave up to 80 percent of the work required from application to loan close and, in many cases, bypass costly and time-consuming appraisals--enabling loan officers to deliver results in minutes, at no obligation

loanDepot today announced that it is radically changing mortgage lending with the debut of the mello smartloan™. The mello smartloan is a completely end-to-end digital mortgage which...

Jan 31, 2019

On January 30th loanDepot received notification from Ginnie Mae (GNMA) that they intend to restrict us from using Veterans Administration (VA) loans to create GNMA multi-lender pools effective...

Jan 4, 2019
Newly-created role affirms company's commitment to the Retail Channel and professional loan officers.

Today, Anthony Hsieh, Founder and CEO of loanDepot, announced that John Bianchi has been named to the organization's leadership team as EVP, National Sales. Bianchi has almost 30 years of...