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  • We’re proud to be named the 15th best workplace in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine and the only mortgage company in the top 100. This is our sixth year in a row as a WA best workplace and we’re honored to be included in the Hall of Fame! #WABestWorkplace #bestworkplace #bestworkplaces2019 #Best100companies


    100 Best Companies to Work For 2019: Large Companies

    BY: | FROM THE PRINT EDITION | This story appears as the cover story of theJuly 2019issue. Click here for a free subscription. Rankings are derived from scores assigned to each company based on confidential employee surveys. The city reference is the company's home office and the employee count represents the company's full-time Washington workforce.

  • Last quarter nearly 70% of loans eligible for a hybrid closing (combination of eSign and physical signing) were eSigned. Additionally, 81% of customers electronically previewed their closing documents before signing.

    We're incredibly proud of our associates and business partners that helped us implement this great digital tool so more of our customers can streamline their closing process. We can't wait to see the results from Q2!

    #digitalmortgage #eClosingUpdate #esign #digitaltools

  • We're proud to be named the 3rd #bestworkplaces in the Financial Service and Insurance industry by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work. This is our fourth year in a row as a national best workplace! We’re proud of our associates and everything they do to help make us great. #greatplacetowork2019

  • FHA announced today the loan limit changes for both forward and HECM loans in 2019. The forward mortgage limit for a one-unit property are $314,827 and $726,525. Check out the official announcement to learn more and view the new limits.


  • Three federal agencies recently issued a proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold to $400,000 for residential real estate transactions. This would be the first threshold increase since 1994 and the agencies believe it could provide relief from appraisal requirements. They are now seeking public comment on the proposal.


    OCC seeks public comment on raising appraisal exemption threshold

    The three federal banking agencies announced they are seeking public comment on a recent proposal to raise the threshold for residential real estate transactions that require an appraisal. All three agencies have approved the proposal and comments will be accepted until 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.

  • Interesting article from Redfin on user data! Did you know the most popular time to search for a home is Friday morning?


    The Most Popular Time to Search for Homes is 10am on Friday

    Searching for a new home is like a job. Maybe that's why people most often do it while they're at work. The most popular time to search Redfin.com for homes for sale is Friday in the middle of the morning. According to data on Redfin user search activity, nearly 64 percent more people are on Redfin.com at 10 a.m.

  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the new 2019 loan limits for Conventional mortgages this morning. Check out the new conforming loan limits as well as loan limits for high-cost areas.


  • A great article from HousingWire outlining the potential impacts that high profile businesses can have on the local economy. Especially when it comes to the housing market. Seattle itself has seen a rise in the local economy along with a rise in the demand for housing. What's your take on the potential impacts for New York and Virginia? http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQJAF

    Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia

    Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, as the winners of its year-long search. HQ2 is expected to bring 50,000 jobs and more than $5 billion in investments, and while this will be a boost to the local economies, some are critical of the tech giant's impact on property values and infrastructure.

  • The Federal Reserve has elected not to raise rates this month, but experts predict one more hike before the end of 2018. What's your take on the market? http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQSmL

    Federal Reserve elects not to raise rates in November

    The Federal Reserve released its statement from its November meeting showing it unanimously elected not to raise interest rates. The Federal Open Market Committee began its November meeting Wednesday, and ended with its announcement Thursday that it will not raise the federal funds rate.

  • Evergreen is proud to be ranked as the 3rd Best Workplace for Women in the country by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work US for 2018! We’re honored to be recognized for upholding a strong culture that supports, inspires, and empowers women. #bestworkplaces


    Best Workplaces for Women 2018

    Women who say they make a difference at their organizations are 27x more likely to describe their companies as great places to work.

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