Press Releases

2018

November 15, 2018 - Detroit-based Rock Holdings Acquires Dictionary.com* and Thesaurus.com**
Detroit-based Rock Holdings, Inc., progenitor to considerable FinTech and other online enterprises, inclusive of Quicken Loans – the nation’s largest mortgage lender – today disclosed the acquisition of Oakland, California-based Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com in accord with their begetter, IAC.


November 13, 2018 - Owner and Appraiser Opinions Nearing Alignment as Home Value Growth Slows
Home values dipped 0.55% nationally in October, but posted a 4.36% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


October 26, 2018 - Quicken Loans Partners with Urban Alliance to Bring Flagship Youth Employment Program to Detroit
UA’s High School Internship Program will help expand opportunity for students from underserved communities.


October 9, 2018 - Quicken Loans Study: Home Value Perceptions Stable as Summer Ends
Home values rose 0.35% nationally in September, and posted a 5.69% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI


September 17, 2018 - Global Media Agency Universal McCann to Open New 150 Employee Location in Detroit – Quicken Loans Selects Firm for Media Planning and Buying
Committing to Detroit’s revitalization, Universal McCann to open 23,000 square foot office in downtown Detroit’s First National Building


September 11, 2018 - Owner Perception of Home Values Stay Steady in August
Home values rose 1.08% nationally in August, and posted a 5.79% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


August 14, 2018 - Quicken Loans Report shows Convergence of Owner and Appraiser Home Value Opinions
Home values dipped 0.60% nationally in July, but posted a 4.86% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


August 2, 2018 - Detroit Entrepreneurs and Artists Collaborate on Second Annual Quicken Loans Small Business Murals Project
1xRUN and Quicken Loans Community Fund again partner to collaborate with Detroit’s most prominent muralists.


July 10, 2018 - Owner and Appraiser Opinions of Home Values Closest to Alignment since 2015
Home values dipped 0.63% nationally in June, but posted a 4.57% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


June 26, 2018 - Quicken Loans Joins Forces with Community Solutions to Bring an End to Veteran Homelessness
Partnership is part of Quicken Loans’ longstanding commitment to veterans, and creating the right housing opportunities for all.


June 12, 2018 - Quicken Loans Study Shows Slight Gap Between Owner Perception and Appraiser Opinion of Home Value
Home values rose 0.71% nationally in May, and posted a 6.56% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


May 30, 2018 - Quicken Loans inks deal to bring PGA TOUR stop to Detroit beginning in June 2019
First-ever PGA TOUR event in Detroit to spotlight the city’s continued growth, revitalization.


May 24, 2018 - Quicken Loans Partners with Grand Circus, CSforALL to Train 5,000 Detroit Students the Basics of Computer Coding
Code{D}etroit to begin program for Detroit middle school and high school students in June during Detroit Startup Week.


May 8, 2018 - Owner Perception of Home Values at Best Level in More Than Three Years
Home values dipped 0.05% nationally in April, but posted a 6.47% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


May 2, 2018 - Quicken Loans’ 1st Quarter Mortgage Volume Solidifies its Position as America’s Largest Residential Lender
Detroit-based lender’s proprietary technology and award-winning client service leads to further market share gains.


April 25, 2018 - Bedrock Commits $1M Lead Investment Launching City’s $9M Plan to Train Detroiters at Breithaupt in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Skills Necessary to Fill Growing Number of Detroit Jobs
The investment kicks off the City's efforts to raise $9 million to revitalize the school's training programs and infrastructure over the next three years.


April 24, 2018 - Rock Family of Companies and Bedrock Promote Greektown Executive, Detroit-Native Charles Wilson to Chief Security Officer
Wilson will oversee all aspects of security operations throughout the entire enterprise in Detroit, Cleveland and across the country.


April 10, 2018 - Homeowners Achieve a More Realistic View of Home Values
Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 0.36% lower than homeowners estimated in March


April 2, 2018 - HOMEBUYERS ASSEMBLE! Detroit-based Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans and Marvel Studios Team Up for Launch of “Avengers: Infinity War”
Nation's largest mortgage lender introduces Marvel Studios hero-themed TV ad campaign and the brand's first appearance in a feature film.


March 13, 2018 - Owner and Appraiser Opinions of Home Values Inch Closer To Equilibrium
Home values dipped 0.07% nationally in February, but posted a 6.37% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


February 15, 2018 - Quicken Loans, the Nation’s Largest Mortgage Lender, Among FORTUNE’s Top-15 Best Places to Work in America
The Detroit-based FinTech giant ranks in the top-30 on influential list for 15 years running.


February 13, 2018 - Owner Perception of Home Value Dips after Seven Months of Improvement
Home values rose 0.46% nationally in January, with a 7.03% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


February 8, 2018 - Quicken Loans, America’s Largest Mortgage Lender, Partners with Airbnb to Provide New Home Financing Option
Airbnb is latest prominent Silicon Valley Brand to partner with the Detroit-based national lender and country’s leading Fintech innovator


February 1, 2018 - Quicken Loans Becomes Largest Home Lender in America
Detroit-based Quicken Loans today announced it has become the nation’s largest residential mortgage lender in the 4th quarter of 2017 – surpassing close to 30,000 lenders across the country.


January 19, 2018 - Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans and Esports Powerhouse ‘100 Thieves’ Announce Major Partnership to Create One-of-a-kind Team House
100 Thieves, one of the most recognizable franchises in esports gaming, today announced a historic partnership with Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans, the first end-to-end completely customizable online and on-demand mortgage experience.


January 9, 2018 - Owners and Appraisers Closer to Seeing Eye-to-Eye on Home Value Than at Any Time in the Past Two Years
Home values rose 0.65% nationally in December, with a 6.17% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI.


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