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Page 3 of Michigan Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Home Owners Now Can Build the Loan They Want with Shore Mortgage ‘Flex Term’

TROY, Mich., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right now, loan officers at Shore Mortgage – one of a select group of home lenders operating in all 50 states – are counseling clients on a new mortgage option that allows home owners to customize both the length of the loan and the payment like never before imagined.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches UWM Track, an Innovative Communication Tool for Brokers and REALTORS

TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the nation’s largest wholesale lender, today announced that it rolled out UWM Track, which assists brokers in providing current status on loans to REALTORS(R). The efficiency and visibility the solution offers eliminates communication issues and facilitates the broker’s ability to forge stronger relationships with REALTORS(R), thus increasing business.

Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.

United Wholesale Mortgage Achieves Number One Ranking Among Wholesale Lenders for First Time

TROY, Mich., Dec. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s fastest growing wholesale lenders, has become the number one wholesale lender in the country in origination volume as ranked by Mortgagestats for Q3 2013. UWM has been growing at a rapid rate over the past several years and has now achieved the top slot for the first time ever.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches New Flex Term Program, Allowing Borrowers to Select the Amortization Term

TROY, Mich., Dec. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, announced that it has designed a new program that provides originators with the option for borrowers to select the amortization term that works best for their financial situation.

United Wholesale Mortgage and its Parent Company USFS Receive Multiple Awards for Being the Best Place to Work

TROY, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, and its parent company United Shore Financial Services (USFS), announced it has been recognized for multiple local and national awards having to do with the development of its unique corporate culture.

From Coast to Coast, Shore Mortgage Now Offering Home Loans in All 50 States

TROY, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shore Mortgage, a fast-growing, direct-to-consumer online mortgage lender focused on service and speed, today announced that the firm is licensed to originate and service mortgages in all 50 states. This makes Shore Mortgage, a division of United Shore Financial Services, part of a select group of direct lenders with nationwide coverage.

United Wholesale Mortgage Makes Income Calculator Available for its Brokers

TROY, Mich., Oct. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, announced that it has custom developed an Income Calculator for brokers to accurately determine a borrower’s wages on the 1003 application.

Be Prepared LLC Announces Free Replacement Pepper Spray Initiative

MANTON, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Be Prepared LLC has announced their initiative to provide free replacement defensive pepper spray to all of their customers who use it to defend themselves during the commission of a crime against them. Having a high quality pepper spray as a first defense or to complement your handgun is a very smart choice for all law abiding citizens. Be Prepared LLC is committed to your safety.

United Wholesale Mortgage Named a Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lender for Third Year in a Row

TROY, Mich., Aug. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a leading wholesale lender licensed in all 50 states, announced that Mortgage Technology magazine named the company to its Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list for the third year in a row. UWM says its technology is a key component to it being one of the fastest growing, most service-oriented wholesale lenders in the country.

United Shore Financial Services Chairman Jeff Ishbia Wins Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award

TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, announced that its founder and chairman, Jeff Ishbia, won Ernst & Young’s 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The winners were recently honored at a black tie gala event held at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Michigan. USFS is the parent company of United Wholesale Mortgage, Shore Mortgage and Capital Mortgage Funding.

Southgate Surgery Center Acquires ORA System for Greater Vision Correction Surgery Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction

SOUTHGATE, Mich., July 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southgate Surgery Center announced that it has acquired the groundbreaking ORA System(R) to support its ophthalmic surgeon’s ability to bring more precise vision outcomes for patients having cataract surgery. ORA-guided procedures enable surgeons to measure the eye and refine outcomes during the procedure, rather than having to “wait and see” as with traditional cataract surgery.

United Wholesale Mortgage Announces a Program that Provides Free Mortgage Leads back to their Brokers

TROY, Mich., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) announced that it has made available a free service designed to generate more business for its brokers. The service, dubbed UWM Connect, monitors borrower credit pulls for activity to funnel potential leads back to brokers that have previously completed deals with them.

United Wholesale Mortgage Introduces Escrow Advantage Program for Brokers

TROY, Mich., July 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, announced that it rolled out a new program that gives brokers the option to waive escrows up to 90 percent LTV, with no M.I., on all conventional products in all states.

Mark Hammond Joins United Shore Financial Services as Co-Chairman

TROY, Mich., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, announced that Mark Hammond will be joining the company as co-chairman. Hammond will work closely with Jeff Ishbia, current chairman and founder of USFS, in leading the 27-year-old company. USFS operates three brands: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the country; Shore Mortgage; and Capital Mortgage Funding.

Mat Ishbia to be Selected as CEO of United Shore Financial Services

TROY, Mich., May 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders, announced that Mat Ishbia will be appointed to the position of chief executive officer for the company. Ishbia currently serves as both president of USFS and also its successful wholesale operation, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), which under his leadership has now become the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the country.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Marketing Program for Brokers

TROY, Mich., April 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, today announced it has launched a free Web portal that enables brokers they work with to produce customized flyers, with options geared towards also marketing to borrowers and REALTORS(R). The system offers an easy-to-use interface by which to tailor marketing pieces, thus promoting the growth of their businesses and personal brands.

SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM), the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company’s website www.safetosleep.com. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to a smartphone.

Kawasaki Promotes Two Executives Supporting OEM Relationships and Engine Sales

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., based here, has announced the promotions of two key employees within its growing OEM Engine Sales group. Randy Lockyear becomes National Sales Manager-OEM Engine Sales, and Tom Moskwa becomes Engineering Group Manager. Each assumes his new position immediately.

Medical Care Alert Earns 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie’s List ‘Super Service Award’ in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

Rapidly Growing Mortgage Firm Hosts Hiring Event in Metro Detroit

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national top five wholesale mortgage lender, announced that will be holding a hiring event at the Troy Marriott located at 200 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, December 3.

United Wholesale Mortgage Reports Huge Uptick in Originations for Q3

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 49 states, announced that it grew its residential lending volume from $1.245 billion in Q2 to $2.019 billion in Q3, representing a 62 percent increase.

SafeToSleep Announces Launch of Innovative Sleep and Breathing Monitor at ABC Kids Expo

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM) (SafeToSleep.com) announced the launch of its innovative new baby product, the Sleep and Breathing Monitor, a breakthrough in infant sleep safety that monitors each breath of a sleeping baby with hospital accuracy and streams the breath wave to a smartphone as it occurs. The Sleep and Breathing Monitor will alarm upon detection of slow, fast, and no breath events.

The Waller Wellness Center Opens New Doors in Rochester Hills, Michigan

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Waller Wellness Center, one of the largest Natural Medicine centers in Michigan, commemorated the opening of its new office at 1854 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills on July 9 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Mayor Bryan Barnett helped cut the ribbon and other local dignitaries joined the celebration.

United Wholesale Mortgage to Hold Webinar on HARP 2.0

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., July 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it will be holding an educational webinar on how its HARP 2.0 program can increase originators’ business.

United Wholesale Mortgage Introduces ‘ELITE’ Program for Brokers

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it launched a new product, dubbed ELITE, that offers the best conventional rates and pricing in the industry. Recognized industry-wide for first-class customer service, UWM is pleased to provide their signature service combined with the most aggressive rates and pricing in the industry for elite borrowers.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Michigan-based Account Executive Jeffrey Eason

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is pleased to expand its presence in Michigan and the Midwest region with the addition of Jeffrey Eason as an account executive. Eason has worked for more than 10 years in the mortgage industry and has demonstrated exceptional experience as a sales and account manager with the ability to create excellent sales growth and produce customer satisfaction within program and project development operations.

United Wholesale Mortgage Expands Product Profile to Include USDA Loans

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced the addition of USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loans to enhance its existing government platform of FHA and VA loan programs. UWM is currently recognized throughout the broker community as a top government lender and one of the largest-producing wholesale lenders in the country.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out HARP 2.0 Unlimited LTV/CLTV Implementation with DU(R)

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it has successfully implemented Fannie Mae’s HARP 2.0 program requirements with Unlimited LTV/CLTV. UWM was one of the first lenders to implement the government’s adjustments to HARP 2.0 when it went into effect December 1, 2011, and now they have effectively implemented the expansion of HARP 2.0 into their EASE (Easiest Application System Ever) broker portal.

United Wholesale Mortgage Experiences Explosive Growth and Product Expansion

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that in 2011 it significantly expanded its business in all functional areas, hired top executives, increased its workforce, implemented new technology and launched several new products. UWM plans to continue with its aggressive growth strategy as they remain focused on originating high quality loans in excess of $3.5 billion in 2012 and upwards of $8 billion by 2014.

United Wholesale Mortgage Implements HARP 2.0

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has successfully implemented the government’s enhancements to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP 2.0) that went into effect December 1, 2011.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Jumbo Loan Product up to $2.5 Million

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has a unique jumbo product with loan amounts up to $2.5 million and LTV’s up to 80 percent. This product is exclusive and has extremely competitive low fixed rates in the mid 4s along with multiple ARM options if the borrowers choose.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches ‘Easy Qualifier’ Solution for Brokers

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it has implemented a proprietary decisioning solution within its broker portal that was custom developed in-house. The new functionality returns accurate pricing and product eligibility on up to ten programs at once with the click of a mouse.

United Wholesale Mortgage Earns Spot on Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders List

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that they earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2011 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders list for the first time. UWM built its own proprietary technology, which in part helped the company to become one of the largest wholesale lenders.

CFO Rapid Fire to be Featured in Solution Showcase at Intacct Advantage 2011 Conference

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CFO Rapid Fire, LLC announced today that it will be a sponsor of the Solution Showcase at the Intacct Advantage 2011 customer and partner conference, October 26 – 28, 2011, in Las Vegas. As a Solution Showcase sponsor, CFO Rapid Fire, LLC will be demonstrating its new business technology system, CFO Rapid Fire, a cloud-based business intelligence system for C-level executives.

Customer Care News Magazine names Talk of the Town Awards as Sponsor and Editorial Contributor

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebration Media U.S. (CMUS) has announced that its research division, CMUS Talk of the Town Awards, will sponsor and contribute trends and issues articles to Customer Care News Magazine, its quarterly publication devoted to providing businesses with the very latest information and emerging strategies on improving customer satisfaction, customer care and employee collaboration.

Is This an April Fool’s Joke – Or Not? Only Doctor Flue of Tecumseh, Michigan Knows!

TECUMSEH, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Through the years, April 1st has been a day of good humor, fun antics, and other practical jokes on friends, family members, and co-workers, says Doctor Flue. Businesses and media have played the game also, sometimes resulting in lasting memories of fun and silliness that are recalled months and years later.

Talk of the Town Awards Announces New Educational Insight Research and Newsletter

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The most effective employees possess both traditional intelligence and people skills, a combination called emotional intelligence, according to an article in the new and highly anticipated Talk of the Awards Newsletter, which will be available to Customer Care News Magazine subscribers, and Talk of the Town Award winners.

2011 Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Winners Announced

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebration Media and Talk of the Town News have announced the most recent recipients of their Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. Award winners can display their ratings in their facilities and on their websites. Additional award recipients will be announced throughout the year.

Griffin Pest Solutions Wins Bed Bug Marketing Award

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Pest Solutions has won a Bed Bugsy Award from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) for its educational direct mail bed bug campaign. The NPMA created the Bed Bugsy Awards to recognize creative excellence in the marketing and advertising of bed bug services executed by pest control companies across the nation.