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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 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 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 22 2019

With mortgage interest rates at historic lows, a new generation of homebuyers is looking to buy their first homes. While many of these buyers have substantial, reliable income, they may also be facing significant student debt and lack the cash for a traditional down payment. While several mortgage options may fit their needs, a new […]

Jun 4 2019

Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of home ownership, has hired Live Well Financial’s core team of mortgage lending executives: Bruce Barnes, Jim Cory, and Joshua Moran, formerly Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President of Wholesale & Correspondent Lending, respectively. Additionally, approximately 50 sales and operations employees are […]

May 16 2019

AUSTIN, Texas, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of home ownership, has acquired Premier Home Mortgage, a lender that specializes in financing homes in rural and small-town America, in a deal that’s expected to add $300 million in loan value to the company. The acquisition also adds offices in Iowa, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming in […]

Jan 28 2019

Honolulu, HI—Wendy Oshiro, a reverse mortgage specialist with Open Mortgage LLC, joined an elite cadre of mortgage professionals, and only the second from Hawaii, who have achieved the status of being a Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP). Oshiro earned the designation after she passed a rigorous exam and background check, thereby demonstrating a competency in […]

Aug 28 2018

Today we’re proud to highlight Loan Originator David Hail, who was recently ranked 4th out of 1,018 loan officers for second quarter production from the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC). David, a Branch Manager from Garland, TX has been with Open Mortgage for over five years, and we’re proud to have him on our […]