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History of Caliber

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  • Our parent company rebrands its originations assets as
    Caliber Funding.
  • Acquired The CIT Group’s lending assets and rebranded as Vericrest Financial.
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  • Obtained two key approvals: FHA direct endorsement approval and direct lending authority, and VA automatic lending approval
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  • Received Freddie Mac seller approval and began issuing securitizations.
  • Received Ginnie Mae approval.
  • Received Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae servicer approval.
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  • Merged Caliber Funding with Vericrest Financial to create Caliber Home Loans, Inc.
  • Launched a Correspondent Lending business channel.
  • Received Fannie Mae seller approval and began issuing securitizations.
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  • Top 20 Overall Lender in the Nation, Overall Purchase Volume Lender in the Nation, and Overall Mortgage Servicer.
  • Grew to Over 3,500 Employees Nationwide.
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  • Caliber’s Servicing portfolio grows to over $81 Billion.
  • Caliber introduces a Portfolio Lending suite of non-agency loan solutions.
  • Caliber’s loan volume increased by over 234% from 3Q 2014 to 3Q 2015.
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  • Ranked #1 in Top Volume Gain as a Top Mortgage Lender in 2015 by Scotsman Guide.
  • #3 Top Mortgage Company in America 2 years in a row! — Mortgage Executive magazine.
  • Acquired First Priority Financial, creating a servicing portfolio of approximately $90 billion, and a sales force of more than 1,000 across more than 340 retail locations.
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  • Closed our 10,000th VA purchase loan since January 1, 2014.
  • Ranked #2 on Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America list (2016), Mortgage Executive magazine.
  • Acquired Banc Home Loans, creating a sales force of more than 1,800 across more than 340 retail locations throughout the United States.
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  • Ranked #2 Non-Bank Distributed Purchase Lender by Inside Mortgage Finance.
  • Earned the Military Friendly® Brands designation for the 2nd year in a row.
  • Grew the loans we service to $150 Billion.
  • Recognized by Fannie Mae with the Servicer Total Achievement and Rewards (STAR
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  • A Military Friendly® Brand for the 3rd consecutive year.
  • Proudly closed our 7,500th portfolio loan.
  • May 2019: Established Fort Settlement Services as an Affiliate Title Company of Caliber Home Loans.
  • Annual volume reached $60.1 billion overall. 
  • Recognized for assisting homeowners and demonstrating excellence in mortgage servicing — Fannie Mae STAR Program
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  • Helped over 118K families purchase a home
  • Helped over 70K forbearance customers stay in their homes
  • Fully redesigned site with enhanced features including a short QuickQuote form that delivers your rate in minutes, with no impact to your credit
  • Smoothly transitioned employees to remote work beginning 3/16 due to COVID-19 while continuing to provide excellent customer service

History of Caliber

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