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LoanDepot’s Lisa Moriello Talks ‘busy’ Start To 2024 Reverse Mortgage Business

LoanDepot’s Lisa Moriello Talks ‘busy’ Start To 2024 Reverse Mortgage Business


As reverse mortgage industry professionals continue to look ahead into 2024 after enduring a challenging year for business in 2023, the prevailing attitude is optimistic. Recently, the president of the industry’s leading lender discussed her eagerness to go back on “offense” this year, while loan originators across the country also shared that business seems to […]

CoreLogic Deepens Collaboration With Google Cloud


CoreLogic is expanding its strategic alliance with Google Cloud, the company announced on Wednesday. The data provider will leverage the artificial intelligence capabilities of Google Cloud’s enterprise AI platform, Vertex AI.   The new phase of the collaboration will help CoreLogic make the most of its property datasets by leveraging new machine learning models. The integration […]

Application Activity Recedes As Mortgage Rates Inch Up


Mortgage demand was weaker last week as interest rates moved higher across the board. Mortgage applications decreased by 2.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis during the week ending Feb. 9, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) weekly mortgage applications survey. “Purchase applications remained subdued as elevated rates continue to add to affordability challenges along […]

Former HUD Deputy Secretary’s Consultancy Launches New Compliance Wing


Gate House Strategies, a financial services and affordable housing advisory firm formed in 2021 by former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) deputy secretary Brian Montgomery and his partners, announced this week the launch of a new subsidiary that will offer its expertise to financial services firms seeking fair lending and other compliance […]

The Super App Is Here — And It’s Called Zillow


In early 2022, real estate listing giant Zillow began discussing its visions for a “Housing Super App.” After initial confusion and skepticism over the app, Zillow’s vision has slowly become clearer. On Tuesday, roughly two years since Zillow first announced it, the firm’s CEO and co-founder Rich Barton said the Super App is here. “It’s […]

Logan Finance Corp. Hires New COO

New York-based mortgage lender Logan Finance Corp. named Sarah Gonzalez as its chief operating officer. Gonzalez will be in charge of planning and executing the lender’s objectives and initiatives, according to her LinkedIn profile. She brings more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry to her new position. Gonzalez’s most recent position was at […]

Sagent Taps Geno Paluso As New CEO


Fintech Sagent has hired Geno Paluso, a retired U.S. Navy captain serving as the vice president of business development for multinational firm BAE Systems, as its new CEO.  Effective Monday, Paluso succeeded Dan Sogorka, who will remain with the company as an adviser before transitioning to a new opportunity, the company announced Tuesday.  Paluso is transitioning from BAE […]