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2020 Archives

Jul 1, 2020
Event will host more than 100 Veterans, aim to raise over $1M and become one of the largest on-water therapeutic programs of its kind for combat-wounded Veterans

Today, loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh announced the continuation of the War Heroes on Water Sportfishing Tournament (WHOW) in 2021, and outlined plans for the program's expansion. The...

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May 5, 2020
Brings 20+ years' experience innovating world-class cyber security and risk management protocols within the financial sector; joins loanDepot's industry-leading technologists

Harold Gonzalez has been named as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer for loanDepot. Gonzalez will be responsible for the Company's Information Security efforts, including...

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Apr 27, 2020
The company has immediate need for 400 individuals at all experience levels; selected candidates will be able to join the company immediately thanks to loanDepot's fully digital, virtual on-boarding and training

"This is a tremendous and historic moment for us," said loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh as he kicked off the company's inaugural Virtual Job Fair. "The country, and the world, are going...

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Apr 14, 2020
Company also announces virtual job fair to connect candidates with current job openings; selected candidates can join the company immediately thanks to loanDepot's fully digital, virtual on-boarding and training processes

Today, loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh announced that the company will continue to scale its national workforce and plans to hire 3,000 employees by year's end. "During this challenging...

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Apr 9, 2020
The funds, to be distributed throughout southern California, and nationwide, will be used for a variety of critical services, including supporting locally- and nationally-impacted families and individuals with much-needed food and financial assistance, as well as hot meals, childcare and supplies for first responders and healthcare professionals.

loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh today announced that the Company will be donating $1 million to support individuals, families and children directly impacted by the COVID-19 virus, as well...

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Mar 4, 2020
The current market, as foreseen by loanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh years ago, may create consumer demand that outpaces industry-wide production capacity by double or more in the very near future

As the 10-Year Treasury yield broke below 1% for the first time ever, loanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh, cautions that while this may be the best of times for US homeowners, the market could prove to be...

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Feb 10, 2020
77% of Millennial and Gen Z respondents are turning to their parents for help becoming first-time homebuyers, delaying retirement for many Boomer parents--but it doesn't need to be that way

A national survey conducted by loanDepot found that 77% of Millennial and Gen Zers are expecting to receive financial assistance from their parents to purchase their first home. And, of the 1 in 4...

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Jan 24, 2020

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 24, 2020 -- loanDepot Wholesale is pleased to announce that Mark Hammond has joined as Regional Sales Manager for the South Region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia,...

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Jan 9, 2020
nextX Sweepstakes pays off one customer and one employee's mortgage along with $180k in cash prizes; marks momentous occasion as Company celebrates rapid rise from start-up to nation's second largest nonbank lender

As loanDepot begins its second decade, CEO and Founder Anthony Hsieh announced the Company will celebrate with a special thank you—paying off one lucky customer AND one employee's mortgage. The...

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Jan 8, 2020
Fintech home lender opens its doors in Salt Lake City to support booming local economy’s growing demand for exceptional, personalized customer experiences

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2020 – loanDepot today announced the opening of its first Utah location and the appointment of Dan Munford, a local mortgage industry veteran, to serve as Branch...

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