Press Releases

2019

December 12, 2019 - City of Detroit, Quicken Loans Community Fund Partner to Streamline Permitting and Inspection Process
Improvements include simplified forms, processes and permit office navigation due to significant increase in license and permit applications.


November 28, 2019 - Rocket Mortgage Launches National Campaign to Address Urgent National Crisis of Veteran Homelessness
“Neighbors” spot, debuting today on Thanksgiving, features four veterans who secured housing through communities in Built for Zero.


November 21, 2019 - Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Unveils New Float, “Home for Your Dreams”
Float will debut in America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van


November 12, 2019 - Average Appraisal Is Half of a Percent Less Than Expected
Home values dipped -0.04% nationally in October, but posted a 7.07% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


October 24, 2019 - Detroit-Area Entrepreneurs Selected for the Downtown Detroit Markets this Holiday Season
New round of entrepreneurs have opportunity to test their business concepts and sell their goods to holiday shoppers in the heart of downtown Detroit.


October 13, 2019 - Quicken Loans Debuts Rock Health Collective, a Concierge Health Facility Powered by Premise Health
Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender and one of America's best companies to work for, today introduced the Rock Health Collective, a state-of-the-art concierge health and well-being center powered by Premise Health - the nation’s premier provider of direct health care.


October 8, 2019 - Home Values Make Largest Monthly Climb in Five Years, According to Quicken Loans Study
Home values rose 2.15% nationally in September, and posted a 6.52% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans.


October 7, 2019 - Quicken Loans Becomes the First Mortgage Lender With Ability to Perform eClosings in All 50 States
America’s largest lender has completed 96% of all eClosings performed in the U.S.


September 11, 2019 - Quicken Loans Community Fund Contributes $500,000 to Support Neighborhoods with Habitat for Humanity
1,250 Quicken Loans team members will also provide more than 6,000 volunteer hours.


September 10, 2019 - Quicken Loans Study Shows Appraisal Values Lag Half a Percent Behind Homeowner Estimates
Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 0.64% lower than homeowners estimated in August.


August 27, 2019 - Backstage Detroit Announces Results of First Cohort of Accelerator Program Sponsored by the Quicken Loans Community Fund
Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in underrepresented founders, recently issued a report on their first accelerator cohort, including the results of their Detroit-based program executed in partnership with the Quicken Loans Community Fund.


August 21, 2019 - Rocket Mortgage and Detroit PAL Sign Major Partnership to Support Detroit’s Youth with Mentorship, Job Training
Commitment will grow and enhance the vast offerings of enrichment, career development and training activities for the 15,000 Detroit youth who take part in PAL programming.


August 13, 2019 - Home Values Reach Highest Point Since January 2007, While Owner Perceptions Continue to Improve
Home values rose 0.6% nationally in July, and posted a 4.78% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


August 13, 2019 - Quicken Loans Small Business Murals Project Returns For 3rd Annual Collaboration Between Detroit Entrepreneurs and Muralists
Installations throughout the city made possible by Quicken Loans Community Fund in partnership with 1xRUN.


July 17, 2019 - State Farm Announces Alliance Bringing Rocket Mortgage’s Award-winning Mortgage Process to its Customers
America’s largest property and casualty insurance provider is joining forces with the nation’s largest mortgage lender.


July 16, 2019 - America’s Largest Lender Continues to Thrive — Quicken Loans Has Best Quarter in Company’s 34-Year History
Quicken Loans shattered origination records in April, May and June - culminating in best month in company history in June 2019


July 9, 2019 - Quicken Loans: Owner Perceptions of Home Values Improve for Second Straight Month as Spring Homebuying Season Ends
Home values rose 0.56% nationally in June, and posted a 4.78% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


June 19, 2019 - Austin Niemiec Named New Executive Vice President of Quicken Loans Mortgage Services, the Fastest Growing Lender Serving the Needs of Mortgage Brokers
“QLMS couldn’t be in better hands as it writes the next chapter in its story of innovation, client service and success,” said Bob Walters, President and Chief Operating Officer of Quicken Loans.


June 11, 2019 - Quicken Loans: Owner Perceptions of Home Values Improve After Six Months of Declines
Home values fell 1.10% nationally in May, but posted a 3.54% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


June 4, 2019 - 15 Entrepreneurs Set to Compete for a Share of $1.2 Million in Funding at 3rd Annual Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day
Top seven pitches will receive funding ranging from $50,000 - $300,000 to grow their businesses.


May 31, 2019 - The Gaming World to Shine Spotlight on Detroit as Rocket Mortgage Brings League of Legends to City as Presenting Sponsor of LCS Summer Finals
The 2019 LCS Summer Finals presented by Rocket Mortgage will be held in Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena on August 24 and 25, and is expected to attract more than 15,000 esports fans


May 14, 2019 - Average Appraisal Values Make Largest Monthly Jump in More Than Four Years, According to Quicken Loans Study
Home values rose 1.95% nationally in April, and posted a 5.43% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


April 24, 2019 - Quicken Loans Renews Key Sponsorship for the 2nd Consecutive FIRST® Robotics Championship in Detroit
Quicken Loans today announced its continued sponsorship of the globally-renowned FIRST® Championship in Detroit.


April 17, 2019 - Exclusive Quicken Loans Program Unlocks Vrbo Rental Income, Which Can Now Be Used to Qualify for a Mortgage
Mortgages for primary residences, vacation homes and investment properties are all eligible through this innovative new program.


April 9, 2019 - A New Identity for a Transformed Arena
Cleveland’s premier sports and entertainment venue has been renamed ‘Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse’ as the venue continues its massive renovation and transformation.


April 9, 2019 - Owner Perception of Home Values Dropped 50% in March, According to Quicken Loans Study
Home values dipped 0.20% nationally in March, but posted a 3.37% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


April 1, 2019 - Quicken Loans Launches Rocket Mate as a Prime Feature of Rocket Mortgage
Rocket now approves potential mates as well as mortgages in as few as 8 minutes.


March 12, 2019 - Quicken Loans Study Shows Steadily Widening Gap Between Appraisal Values and Homeowners’ Perception
Home values rose 0.05% nationally in December, and posted a 5.47% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


February 26, 2019 - Forbes Chooses Detroit As Host for Its Under 30 Summit For Three Years, Beginning in 2019
Nearly 10,000 of the world’s most successful young, diverse entrepreneurs representing over 70 countries expected to attend the Detroit summit, which will be presented by Detroit-based Rocket Mortgage.


February 12, 2019 - Start of a Trend? Gap Between Owner and Appraiser Home Value Opinions in Quicken Loans Study Widens for Third Month
Home values rose 0.65% nationally in December, and posted a 5.35% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


January 8, 2019 - Quicken Loans Study: Less Than Half a Percent Difference Between Owner and Appraiser Opinions of Home Values
Home values rose 0.79% nationally in December, and posted a 5.15% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


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