Quicken Loans Supports Operation Homefront’s Back to School Brigade

Quicken Loans Supports Operation Homefront’s Back to School Brigade

Every week it seems like the VA Unit banking team in Cleveland is up to something. They're so involved in the veteran community that I have to be on my game 24/7 just to be able to keep up. It's a good thing for them I welcome the challenge. The team's most recent endeavor was in support of our partnership with Operation Homefront for their Back to School Brigade.

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Quicken Loans VA Unit Bankers Take on Tough Mudder – Again!

Quicken Loans VA Unit Bankers Take on Tough Mudder – Again!

Last year, some of the elite forces of our VA loan unit showed the Tough Mudder who's boss, and this year was no different. Tough Mudder 2013 was conquered in support of, and in honor of, our partners at Paralyzed Veterans of America. The course was also conquered with the overall goals of Tough Mudder in mind which support and encourage participants to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project - a cause that's also close to our hearts at Quicken Loans.

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Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson on CNBC Discussing the Jobs Rate, Mortgage Rates, and the Housing Market

Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson on CNBC Discussing the Jobs Rate, Mortgage Rates, and the Housing Market

Bill Emerson appeared a few days back on CNBC discussing any impact an improving Jobs Report may have on mortgage rates. Emerson also talked about Quicken Loans' tremendous growth in the past year. Hint: we just about doubled our overall lending volume from $35 billion in mortgages in 2011 to more than $70 billion in mortgages in 2012. If you want to read a few of the reasons why we've had such success, check the About Quicken Loans page. It pretty much explains it. That plus interest rates that keep staying down at historic lows for a lot longer than many of us thought they would. That's great news for our clients. We couldn't be happier to offer mortgage refinance and home buying rates that astonish my mother. "Clayton, do you know how high rates were when your dad and I bought the house? We thought 11% was a great rate! Holy cow." "Yes, mom, you've told me many times." And then I remind her I have a 2.75% 15-year fixed VA loan, which makes her very happy. I digress. Here's the video. If you can't see it, check it out here. And, as always, give us some feedback if you've got it.

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