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Released: March 06, 2017
Apply for a loan by phone? That’s just the start of LoanDepot’s plans
Source: James Rufus Koren, L.A.Times (Paid Registration)
LoanDepot customers will be able to fill out a mortgage application online, submit documents using a smartphone camera, allow LoanDepot to pull credit and income information from outside data providers and get near-instant approval. The technology is designed to continuously track the creditworthiness and financial activity of the company’s customers, similar to how Amazon uses a customer’s browsing and buying history to recommend products.
“I’m going to know everything. And that’s a little scary. But if I understand your credit report, bank account, employment, job stability, debt-to-income ratio, I can do a lot of things that will allow you more access to other financial services,” said company founder Anthony Hsieh, who will speak Monday at New York financial technology conference Lendit.
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