Morning Roundup (4/9/2024) — New Rocket Rollout

Good Morning! Today is Tuesday, April 9. Olympic rings will be displayed on the Eiffel Tower during the games in Paris this summer. An appeals court rejected Donald Trump’s request to move his hush-money criminal case out of Manhattan. President Biden announced a plan to reduce student loan debt for 25 million borrowers.



The Mortgage Note Reports

New Rocket Rollout: Rocket Mortgage launched an AI-driven platform, Rocket Logic, geared towards streamlining the homebuying process.

SDFCU Leadership: Jonathan Hernandez has been appointed Chief Lending Officer at State Department Federal Credit Union.

In other mortgage and housing news…


“Misplaced” Premise: Analysts at BTIG say United Wholesale Mortgage’s revenue margins don’t support the claims made in Hunterbrook Media’s explosive expose.

High-Priced Cities: The most valuable housing markets in America, ranging from New York to Seattle, have been ranked.

Ship-And-Build Home: In response to the escalating strain on housing affordability, Home Depot is selling tiny homes and ADUs on its website for $63K.

Friends And Co-Owners: Two real estate moguls advise Millennials and Gen Z to prioritize “houses before spouses,” recommending people purchase property with friends.

“Immediately Entranced”: Would you buy a ghost town? These people turned their Wild West dreams into a reality.