BSI Financial Services Hires President and COO, a Newly Created Position

by | Mar 22, 2023

Irving-based mortgage operating platform BSI Financial Services has hired Harold Lewis as president and COO, a newly created position for the company.

Lewis will be responsible for scaling BSI Financial’s platform and delivering value to its customers through the combination of improved operational efficiency, reduced risks, technology advancements, and exceptional talent....

National Mortgage Firm Planet Home Lending Opens New Office in Dallas
by | Feb 16, 2023

National mortgage lender and servicer Planet Home Lending has opened a new branch in Dallas, continuing the Connecticut-based company’s expansion of retail operations nationwide.

Planet Home Lending said the Dallas team will be led by Retail Branch Managers Tim Nolan and Jerry Frye and Assistant Branch Manager Jim Loughborough. It said they run a hands-on team of professionals committed to building a relationship-driven, boutique-style business to deliver personalized attention to each and every client....

Mortgage Firm Supreme Lending Announces Chief Information Officer
by | Dec 11, 2022

Supreme Lending announced it has appointed Baiju Thakkar chief information officer of the Dallas-based full-service mortgage lender.

Thakkar brings nearly 25 years of IT leadership, knowledge, and experience to the role, in which he will be instrumental in developing, engineering, and implementing innovative, efficient technology initiatives to support the company’s growth....

Opendoor Finance App Now Available in DFW, Rest of Texas
by | Sep 28, 2022

Homebuyers nationwide have been experiencing turbulence in the housing market from rising mortgage rates to fluctuating home prices. Even the act of applying for a mortgage is an undertaking these days....


Redfin Announces DFW Expansion, Launch of RedfinNow Cash Purchase Service

by | Feb 12, 2019
Redfin plans to open a new office in Frisco this spring and begin hiring engineers for its Dallas-based lending arm, Redfin Mortgage, and staff in Dallas for its title and settlement arm, Philadelphia-based Title Forward. 
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DI People: Kubota Corp., SmithGroup, One Technologies Make Exec Moves
by | Dec 17, 2018
Also, you’ll find promotion and hiring announcements from Eyecare Services Partners, Softtek, Mr. Cooper, UNT Health Science Center, and Cushman & Wakefield in this roundup of people news from businesses in North Texas.
Follow the Money: Swych Sells Majority Stake; PICKUP Nets $5M; Sabre Agrees to $350M Deal for Farelogix
by | Nov 15, 2018
You’ll also find D.R. Horton, Finisar, Mr. Cooper, Mark Cuban, Pacific Union Financial, KAI Texas, Savhera PBC, HIG Holdings, Crestline Capital, Southlake Equity Group, and Texas Pride Impact Funds in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity by investors and companies with ties to North Texas.
FinTech: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Join Dallas’ LoanBeam to Help Make Home-Buying Easy
by | Oct 15, 2018
Freddie and Fannie: Dallas-based LoanBeam is teaming up with federal lending agencies to simplify the process of purchasing a home for freelancers and contract employees.