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Aug 5 2021
News Alert
Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of homeownership, welcomes Windi Gerber as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. In this position, Gerber will be an integral member of the senior leadership team and will be accountable for the people operations of Open Mortgage, managing all aspects of the employee life […]
Jul 20 2021
Paperwork and a house key
Choosing the right lender has always been important. But now, with sky-high demand and limited inventory, interest rates aren’t the only thing you should be comparing. A fast-moving market means you need a loan originator who can keep up. Before you partner with a lender in your housing search, be sure that they can meet […]
Jun 29 2021
News Alert
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) has appointed Patty Wills, CRMP, National Retail Sales Manager for Reverse Mortgages at Open Mortgage, as co-chair of its newly-formed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee. The DEI Committee’s goal is to strengthen the reverse mortgage ecosystem by promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion practices while building awareness of the […]
Jun 4 2021
News Alert
The annual Scotsman Guide’s “Top Originators” list for 2021 has honored Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of homeownership, with 10 of the company’s loan officers designated as the nation’s top-producing residential mortgage originators. As a coveted distinction and industry benchmark, the list’s longevity, verification process, and comprehensive scope has […]
Mar 16 2021
man sitting at disk writing on digital tablet
By now, the integration of new technologies into a long-established process should not surprise anyone. As more people become comfortable with digital capabilities and their security and reliability increases, so does their expansion. The mortgage industry is no exception. What once required submitting a detailed paper application can now be completed online, via a mobile […]
Mar 3 2021
Scott Gordon
Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of homeownership, more than doubled volume and unit counts in 2020 compared to 2018. With total loan volume production of $1.68 billion and 7,543 units in 2020, Open Mortgage funded 1,816 reverse loans with a volume of $401 million amidst record-low interest rates and […]
Jan 28 2021
Lucas Allen
Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of homeownership, welcomes Lucas Allen to the new role of Senior Vice President of Forward Operations. In this position, Lucas will oversee the mortgage production process for all forward loans, including managing the appraisal, disclosures, processing, underwriting, and closing and funding teams. “Lucas joins […]
Oct 29 2020
people in front of house
Unfortunately, discrimination can occur during the home buying process. In this video, our CEO and founder Scott Gordon discusses ways to identify discrimination, as well as knowing your rights and understanding your options if you do become a victim. Some of the topics he covers: Shopping around and comparing mortgage lenders Reviewing your credit report […]
Oct 2 2020
This webinar, which features Open Mortgage’s National Retail Sales Manager for Reverse Mortgages, Patty Wills, CRMP, explores the drivers of success behind the H4P success of two lenders: what has worked in garnering H4P business, how to approach Realtors as referral partners, consulting borrowers seeking to finance a home purchase with a reverse mortgage, and […]
Aug 11 2020
Mortgage applications can require you to provide sensitive financial information, including social security numbers, pay stubs, bank statements, and more. That’s why we at Open Mortgage take online security seriously and hope you’ll watch this video before applying for your home loan. Our CEO and founder, Scott Gordon, discusses how to protect yourself online. Some […]