How to position yourself as a niche industry expert

Leaders from Compass, Quicken Loans, Qualia and Agentology talk about how to create a unique niche for your business at Inman Connect Las Vegas.

Quicken sets multiple company records during best quarter ever

The lender originated more than $10 billion in loans each month in the second quarter of 2019.

Top companies bet on Inman Connect Las Vegas

While Inman Connect attendees are booking their flights, getting hair cuts, ordering business cards, and reviewing the agenda, franchises, service and solution providers for the industry are also preparing. Because Inman Las Vegas isn’t just bigger, better, bolder in terms of content. That goes for our sponsors, too.

Quicken Loans agrees to pay HUD $32.5M

Quicken Loans confirmed today it has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development $32.5 million to resolve a multiyear legal battle between the lender and HUD.

These 3 habits will help you stay on top of purchase season

Purchase season is approaching, which means agents are preparing themselves for the busiest—and potentially most profitable—time of year. So what habits do agents and industry professionals implement to make the most of the season?

Quicken to allow Vrbo short-term rental income for mortgage qualification

Quicken Loans and vacation rental company Vrbo are partnering to allow prospective buyers to use rental income on primary or secondary homes to qualify for a mortgage. 

Quicken Loans siblings drop rocket from brand logos

Quicken Loans is dropping the familiar rocket out of its logo for its portfolio of online mortgage and home search brands. 

Borrowers are turning to digital lenders — and abandoning banks

Americans are increasingly forgoing traditional banks when taking out home loans, pushing mortgage revenue down for big name lenders but offering a boon to unconventional, tech-enabled companies.

Compared to Homeowner Opinions, Appraisals Come in Just Shy

Appraisals came in 0.29 percent shy of what homeowners perceived in terms of value, according to the Quicken Loans National Home Price Perception (HPPI). Appraised home values rose 5.69 percent year-over-year, according to the Quicken Loans National Home Value Index (HVI). “A wide gap between the estimated home value and the appraised value can cause […]

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Zillow breaks into lead referral business

The new pilot program, which launches in Florida under Premier Broker, will allow brokerages to generate leads with no upfront costs.