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Mar 04, 2020, 15:00 ET Once-in-a-generation refinance market has arrived; US mortgage market is currently valued at $11T with consumers having the highest credit quality and lowest loan to values in history

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...


Feb 10, 2020, 11:12 ET The Bank of Mom and Dad Is Still Open: Survey Reveals Millennials and Gen Zers Are Looking For Advice and Financial Assistance From Parents

A national survey conducted by loanDepot found that 77% of Millennial and Gen Zers are expecting to receive financial assistance from their parents...


Jan 09, 2020, 13:15 ET loanDepot to Pay off Two Homeowners' Mortgages as Part of Massive $680K 10-Year Anniversary nextX Sweepstakes

As loanDepot begins its second decade, CEO and Founder Anthony Hsieh announced the Company will celebrate with a special thank you—paying off one...


Dec 03, 2019, 15:48 ET Sudhir Nair Named loanDepot Chief Information and Technology Officer

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...


Sep 24, 2019, 12:16 ET loanDepot names influential industry veteran, David King, as its Chief Marketing Officer

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


Sep 18, 2019, 10:16 ET loanDepot and Century 21 Redwood Realty Partner to Transform Home Buying Experience with Day 1 Mortgage

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


Sep 10, 2019, 14:08 ET loanDepot Opens Two Retail Locations on Oahu and Maui and Welcomes Team of Local Experts with Plans to Hire More

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


Jun 27, 2019, 08:00 ET loanDepot's National Survey Reveals That Home Builders Offering Financing Deliver Higher Levels of Customer Satisfaction

A recent national survey conducted by loanDepot revealed that 76% of respondents who financed through a home builder were satisfied with their...


Jun 19, 2019, 17:00 ET loanDepot announces accelerated third and fourth quarter 2019 hiring; the Company plans to add almost 1400 new jobs by year's end

Today, loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh announced plans to add almost 1400 new employees, primarily in sales professional roles, to...


Apr 11, 2019, 08:00 ET loanDepot launches new digital pre-approval process exclusively for Meritage Homes customers

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


Mar 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Alec Hanson Promoted to SVP, Divisional Manager of loanDepot's Newly Created Pacific Southwest Division

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


Feb 20, 2019, 08:00 ET loanDepot shatters mortgage industry norms with mello smartloan, a first-of-its-kind end-to-end digital home loan that--in just seven minutes--can identify significant time- and cost-savings and enable customers to close in as few as eight days

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


Jan 31, 2019, 12:10 ET loanDepot Statement on Ginnie Mae Restriction

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


Jan 04, 2019, 16:00 ET John Bianchi named Executive Vice President, National Sales for loanDepot's Retail Channel

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


Sep 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Consumer Homebuying Behaviors Are Changing, the Path to Homeownership Now Often Begins with Financing First

A survey commissioned by loanDepot, in connection with its real estate services provider, mellohome, indicates that recent homebuyers are taking a...


Aug 23, 2018, 15:30 ET Inaugural War Heroes on Water Fishing Tournament Honors 27 Wounded War Heroes

On Thurs., Aug. 16th the Southern California Sportfishing community, in conjunction with Freedom Alliance, put its heart on display as it celebrated...


Jun 21, 2018, 07:07 ET Jonathan Berkowitz named Chief Innovation Officer of loanDepot and its sister company, mellohome

Today, Anthony Hsieh, Founder and CEO of loanDepot, and Chris Heller, mellohome CEO, jointly announced that Jonathan Berkowitz has been appointed to...


Mar 19, 2018, 04:18 ET loanDepot Appoints Tammy Richards Chief Operations Officer to Increase Growth and Operational Efficiencies

Today the country's fifth largest retail lender, loanDepot, announced Tammy Richards will join the executive team as Chief Operations Officer for...


Feb 07, 2018, 10:00 ET Former Keller Williams CEO Chris Heller joins loanDepot brand family as CEO of mello Home

LD Holdings Group, LLC, parent company of loanDepot, the nation's fifth largest retail lender, today appointed top real estate executive Chris Heller ...


Jan 23, 2018, 07:00 ET loanDepot Pioneers Next Era of Fintech by Expanding mello Brand into New Real Estate & Home Improvement Business Lines

LD Holdings Group, LLC, parent company of loanDepot, the nation's second largest non-bank consumer lender, today announced continued expansion beyond ...


Jan 03, 2018, 08:01 ET loanDepot and AV Homes Partner to create AVH Mortgage

The new home buying experience just got easier for thousands of customers, thanks to the newly announced joint venture partnership between AV Homes...


Nov 02, 2017, 08:00 ET loanDepot and OfferPad Announce Partnership to Create More Customer-Centric Real Estate Experiences

loanDepot, the nation's second largest non-bank consumer lender, and OfferPad, a leading on-demand, tech-enabled direct home buyer and seller, today...


Oct 23, 2017, 09:39 ET loanDepot Announces Agreement with Artificial Intelligence Real Estate Technology Company, OJO Labs

Today loanDepot announced an agreement with OJO Labs, Inc. to act as the mortgage provider of its machine-powered assistant known as "OJO." By...


Sep 25, 2017, 06:00 ET loanDepot Helps Those Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma with Products to Aid Disaster Victims; Donates to Charities for Relief Efforts

Today, loanDepot, announced its plans to help families impacted by flooding and damage from hurricanes Harvey and Irma by introducing a FHA-203(h)...


Aug 29, 2017, 12:10 ET loanDepot Showcases America's Hidden Treasures

This month loanDepot debuts a new quarterly feature called Hidden Treasures on its Knowledge Café blog. Hidden Treasures will introduce readers to...