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Homepoint rolls out new tech platform

Homepoint recently launched a mobile app that is growing in popularity amongst its customers and broker partners

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Homepoint rolls out new tech platform

Wholesale lender has partnered with Appian to build a "low-code automation platform"

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Home Point Financial rebrands, launches new digital offering

Mortgage giant Home Point Financial has started growing its suite of digital offering after adopting a new name.

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How one lender is putting the focus back on people and relationships

HousingWire recently chatted with Homepoint Chief Experience Officer Ginger Wilcox about the company’s rebrand and hiring surge in the middle of a global pandemic. Wilcox explains how Homepoint is redefining the home buying and homeownership experience moving forward.

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Creating ‘Customers for Life’

DS News spoke with Perry Hilzendeger about his transition to Home Point, as well as some of the key lessons he has taken away from 2020.

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Refinancing boom continues in 2020 as rates remain low

Homeowners who dragged their feet and have yet to refinance a mortgage might even snag a lower rate now than if they acted in January or February.

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A growing number of Michigan companies offer time off on Election Day

A growing number of businesses are offering time off on Election Day. Homepoint is offering its nearly 3,000 employees a paid half-day on Nov. 3, or a full day if they volunteer.

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Wholesaler Seeks Customers for Life

For Michigan-based wholesale lender Home Point Financial Corp., entering the Connecticut market has meant giving independent brokers an option not just for lending but for servicing their customers as well.

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Home Point Financial to fund 50 new minority- and women-owned mortgage brokerages

According to Home Point, the initial $1 million in grant money will be distributed in coordination with the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME) as part of AIME’s Spark program.

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Home Point Financial launches community foundation with initial $1 million grant

Home Point Financial announced on Friday the launch of its charitable community foundation with an initial pledge of $1 million dedicated to funding 50 new minority and female-owned brokerages.

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Why the mortgage broker channel has been gaining momentum

Wholesale's technological capabilities and its scalability have been increasingly attractive to lenders given the recent surge in volume.

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Mortgage Rates Vary From State to State. Here's How to Get the Best Deal if You're Moving

Rates and fees vary by mortgage lender, so getting multiple quotes is critical if you want the lowest costs. According to Phil Shoemaker, president of originations at Home Point Financial, working with a local mortgage broker may be your best option here.

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How working with a lender that retains its servicing can benefit originators

Because borrowers typically refinance every five to seven years, there is a real potential for disconnect between them and their originators during the life of a loan. Home Point tries to foster that connection by keeping originators involved with the goings-on of their clients’ mortgages.

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Help your broker partners with client retention by retaining servicing

Last quarter, wholesale lenders were only retaining around 20% of their loans. That number is so low because so many lenders get more entities involved in the transaction by selling off servicing.

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The refinancing boom is just getting started

Even with refinancings driving a record $1.1 trillion in originations in the second quarter and testing the limits of lenders’ capacity, LOs, mortgage executives and economists say all the conditions are right for a string of even bigger quarters.

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Exec's move from Wells Fargo to Home Point another sign of wholesale lending's growing appeal

The move from the country’s number one overall lender to one of the rising stars of the considerable upside, fueled as it is by an increasing popularity among consumers.

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Refi fee is delayed, but what are lenders doing about loans that were already locked?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced on Tuesday it is delaying the implementation of its adverse market refinance fee to Dec. 1 – three months past its intended start date. But what about lenders whose refi loans were locked with closing dates after Sept. 1 and carrying the 50bps LLPA?

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Mortgage brokers should take this opportunity to rally and show leadership

Brokers are providing value to the clients they serve and representing their respective communities. Now more than ever, the spotlight is on brokers. People are watching, and we must show our leadership.

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Home Point Capital Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

Home Point Capital Inc. (“Home Point Capital”), the parent entity of Homepoint, today announced the commencement of an initial public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its common stock to be sold by certain of its stockholders, at an anticipated initial public offering price between $19.00 and $21.00 per share, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).

Home Point Capital Announces Pricing of $550 Million of Senior Notes

Home Point Capital Inc. (“Home Point Capital”), the parent entity of Homepoint, today announced that it intends to offer in a private placement (the “Offering”) $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2026 (the “Notes”), subject to market conditions.

Home Point Capital Announces Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes

Home Point Capital Inc. (“Home Point Capital”), the parent entity of Homepoint, today announced that it intends to offer in a private placement (the “Offering”) $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2026 (the “Notes”), subject to market conditions.

Home Point Capital Names Longtime Fannie Mae Executive Andrew Bon Salle as its Chairman of the Board

Mr. Bon Salle joins Home Point Capital following a nearly 30-year tenure at Fannie Mae, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Single-Family Business. In that role, he managed customer engagement, the performance of the company’s credit portfolio, and oversaw all Single-Family capital markets activities.

Home Point Capital Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Home Point Capital Inc. (“Home Point Capital”), the parent entity of Homepoint, today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

Homepoint Partners with Appian to Accelerate I.T. Through Low-Code Automation Technology

Low-code Automation Platform Delivers an Enhanced Customer Experience with Faster Loan Processing and Approvals

Home Point Financial Launches New Brand, Evolving Homebuying and Homeownership Experience

Nation's Third-Largest Wholesale Mortgage Lender Rebranded as 'Homepoint'

Home Point Financial's Ginger Wilcox Named 2020 Tech Trendsetter By Housingwire

HousingWire named Wilcox a 2020 Tech Trendsetter among 50 industry leaders whose innovative solutions continue to inspire the industry.

Home Point Financial Names Kristin Supancich as Chief People Office

Hiring of Supancich, a 25-year Veteran in Workforce Solutions and Talent Systems, Reinforces Home Point's Commitment to a People-First Growth Strategy.

Home Point Financial's President And CEO Willie Newman Named 2020 Vanguard Award Winner By HousingWire

President and CEO, Willie Newman, has been named a 2020 Vanguard Award winner by HousingWire. This recognition honors executives in the housing industry for their outstanding leadership and drive to make the housing industry a better place.

Home Point Financial Launches Community Foundation Committed To Furthering Philanthropic Efforts In The Mortgage Industry

Initial $1 Million Donation Dedicated to Expansion of Minority and Female-Owned Mortgage Brokerages Through Sponsorship of AIME's Spark Program

Home Point Financial's Teresa Reber and Sabrina Lopez Named 2020 Insiders by HousingWire

This recognition honors outstanding operational leaders making key contributions vital to the success of their organization and the housing industry.

Home Point Financial Names 30-Year Mortgage Veteran Perry Hilzendeger as President of Servicing

Hilzendeger is a 30-year veteran in the consumer finance and mortgage industry and will be responsible for leading the mortgage servicing team, delivering a superior customer experience while aligning with the organization's strategic growth expectations.

Home Point Financial's Lisa Patterson Named 2020 Woman of Influence by HousingWire

HousingWire named Lisa Patterson a 2020 Women of Influence among other women who are making notable contributions to both their businesses and the industry at large.

Docutech's Solex eClosing Solution Selected by Home Point Financial to Provide Hybrid eClosing Experience

With Docutech™, Home Point's borrowers can close on their mortgage through a hybrid eClosing experience.

Sapiens' Decision Management Platform Selected by Home Point Financial

Decision will help the multi-channel mortgage originator and servicer continue to grow while lowering the total cost of ownership.

Home Point Financial Announces Maria Fregosi Winner of Next's Powerhouse Award

This award honors executive women mortgage professionals.

Home Point Financial Named the Second-Largest Wholesale Mortgage Lender in the Nation With 400% Year-Over-Year Growth

In Just Five Years, Home Point Redefines Mortgage Lending with Customer-First Focus; Loan Volume to Double to $50 Billion in 2020.

Home Point Financial Announces Gary Brownell Named 2020 Rising Star by HousingWire

This program honors the housing economy's next generation of leaders.

Home Point Financial Selects Delane Olin As First Chief Learning Officer

This program honors the housing economy's next generation of leaders.

Important Correspondent Update: VOE requirements and guidance to minimize loan purchase disruptions considering COVID-19

Many of our correspondent partners have asked how to minimize loan purchase disruptions as the situation with COVID-19 evolves. Looking ahead to the next few weeks, and possibly months, several things could impact loan purchases, so we are working to identify ways to help purchases stay on track.

Important Wholesale Update: VOE requirements and guidance to minimize loan purchase disruptions considering COVID-19

Many of our partners have asked how to minimize closing disruptions as the situation with COVID-19 evolves. Looking ahead to the next few weeks, and possibly months, several things could impact closings, so we are working to identify ways to help keep closings on track.

Partnering for today, and for the future

We are at an unprecedented time in our industry when mortgage volume is at an all-time high, and simultaneously, we are facing a global pandemic that is affecting a growing number of people across the U.S. We have never seen anything like this in the industry.

Home Point Financial Names Ginger Wilcox as First Chief Experience Officer

Home Point Financial, the country's fastest-growing non-bank lender, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ginger Wilcox as the company's first Chief Experience Officer (CXO), a role in which she will be working across the organization to drive innovation and accelerate the company's already considerable growth.

Home Point Financial Wins 2020 Ellie Mae Innovation Award

Home Point Financial is pleased to announce they have won the 2020 Ellie Mae Innovation Award for Digital Mortgage Automation for their work with Capsilon to develop Digital Underwriter.

Home Point Financial Announces Moody's Assessment

Home Point Financial, a national mortgage originator and servicer, is pleased to announce the receipt of an inaugural rating of SQ3+ from Moody’s Corporation.

Home Point Financial Adds Key Hires to Correspondent Sales Team

Home Point Financial Corporation (“Home Point”), a national mortgage originator and servicer, has announced a number of new hires in its Correspondent Lending channel. The moves, fueled by Home Point Financial’s continued growth and increased market share, will provide greater support for its Delegated Correspondent clients.

Home Point Financial Launches New Non-Agency Program

Home Point Financial Corporation (Home Point), a national mortgage originator and servicer, announced today that it will begin offering Non-Agency mortgage lending solutions with its new Home Point Edge suite of products.


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