Archives: June 2015

Quicken Loans Technology Center Holds Grand Opening in Corktown

The Quicken Loans Technology Center, a state-of-the-art 66,000 square-foot data center and office complex, held its grand opening today, offering tours of the space to government officials, business leaders, and media. The Technology Center is located at 1401 Rosa Parks Boulevard in Detroit’s up-and-coming Corktown neighborhood.

Market update: New home sales rise 2.2%

Today's U.S. Census Bureau report showed that new home sales in May rose 2.2% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 546,000, the fastest pace in more than seven years.

Market update: Existing home sales rise 5.1% in May

NAR reported that existing home sales increased 5.1 percent in May, putting this year on track for be the best year for home sales since 2007. Quicken Loans Vice President Bill Banfield offers the following comments on the report.

Computerworld Names Quicken Loans #1 Best Place to Work in Technology for 3rd Consecutive Year

Online home lender ranks No. 1 among large organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 ’100 Best Places to Work in IT’ list.

Market Update: Housing Starts Fall 11.1% in May

Today’s housing starts report showed an 11.1% drop in new home construction nationally. Permits for single family construction also rose 2.6% in March. Quicken Loans Vice President Bill Banfield offers the following comments on the report...

Homeowner, Appraiser Home Value Opinion Gap Continues to Widen

Home values post minor monthly, hearty annual, increases.