Entries by Lindsay

Inside Rocket’s new strategy to win over mortgage brokers

Just two months after its public debut, Rocket Companies is looking to bulk up its wholesale operation by sweetening the pot for mortgage brokers. The Detroit-based firm, which began 35 years ago as a mortgage broker shop in southeast Michigan, is rebranding Quicken Loans Mortgage Services to Rocket Pro TPO.  Included in the rebranding is […]

Sales of existing homes surge to a 14-year high

Sales of existing homes rose to a 14-year high of 6 million in August, the National Association of Realtors said in a report on Tuesday. Combined sales of single-family houses, townhomes, condominiums and cooperatively owned apartments rose 2.4% from July, according to the report. Compared to a year ago, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, last […]

Appraisal Institute Honors 17 National Award Winners

Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA, of Punta Gorda, Florida, was honored Monday with the Appraisal Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and James L. Henderson, SRA, of Lakeland, Florida; Charles R. Mills, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Jeffersonville, Indiana; and César Servando Cantú Martínez, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Monterrey, Mexico, were recognized with the Outstanding Service Award during the […]