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Former college and professional athletes including ex-Detroit Lions players Eddie Murray and Lomas Brown will join local media personalities in a charity softball game 2 p.m. Saturday at Jimmy John's Field in Utica.
The business of United Shore, is mortgages. They are the parent company of Shore Mortgage and United Wholesale Mortgage. The culture of United Shore, however, revolves around its people.
United Shore was recently selected as one of the 2016 Cool Places to Work in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Michigan, benefiting the state's economy, its work force and businesses.
United Shore's Executive Vice President of Sales, Allen Beydoun, is featured in the August issue of National Mortgage Professional magazine as the Mortgage Professional of the Month. In the article, Beydoun discusses his career and his outlook for the mortgage industry in the months to come.
So many people spend their days sitting – and sitting a lot.
People who work desk jobs might spend a minimum of eight hours a day sitting hunched over a desk.
United Shore made Inc. magazine’s prestigious list of the fastest-growing private companies in America in 2016, the third year in a row that the company has achieved this distinction. The consistent high growth speaks to the lender’s commitment to being a forward-focused, innovative leader in the market, as United Shore is primed to record its best annual sales production in company history this year.
United Shore President/CEO Mat Ishbia shared some insight with Business News Daily on tactics that companies can use to increase team member morale in the workplace.
Earvin “Magic” Johnson headlined United Shore’s company rally today to help the Troy-based top workplace celebrate its 30-year anniversary in style. He spoke at the company’s hour-long outdoors rally, delivering an impactful motivational speech to more than 1,700 team members.
Corp! Magazine highlighted the 2016 United Shore Summer Olympics, the first in company's history. Coordinated by Summer Team Members and executed with help from our Engagement Team, the Olympics were a big hit as more than 200 team members competed in individual events and the entire company got involved in team events.
Chief People Officer Laura Lawson spoke to Forbes magazine about United Shore's Business Innovation Group (BIG) program and how it benefits millennials looking for a unique way to start their careers.
United Shore Chief Operating Officer Melinda Wilner was recently selected as one of HousingWire’s 2016 Women of Influence, a list that the national housing publication released today. Now in its sixth year, the Women of Influence distinction recognizes leaders who are driving housing economy, from lenders and service providers to real estate agents and housing non-profits.
Fast Company magazine featured United Shore’s 3 p.m. Dance Parties in an article featuring companies that use creative ways to keep their team members engaged in the afternoons – in ways that don’t involve caffeine.
United Shore was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the 30 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance in the nation.
Imagine this: Half of your company’s employees are Millennials, that age or generation known for its ingenuity, strong opinions and social activism.
United Shore is one of several companies in southeast Michigan that made Fortune magazine’s list of the nation’s top 100 best workplaces for millennials in 2016. The list was based on a magazine survey of more than 88,000 millennials (born 1981 or later) at more than 600 companies.
United Shore was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the nation’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2016, based on the list that was released this week.
Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard accepted a donation of around 25 bicycles from United Shore for the Sheriff’s Re-CYCLE for Kids program.
The bicycles will be given to children from the Whitmer Human Resource Center Elementary School who had perfect attendance this school year.
Mat Ishbia has a simple rule for keeping meetings at United Shore Financial Services LLC short and on topic: no technology.
HousingWire recognized some of the top leaders in the mortgage industry in 2016, including United Shore Chief Digital Officer Justin Glass.
How important is culture? All-important, says Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of Troy-based United Shore Financial Services LLC.
In 2011, the company did about
$1.8 billion in mortgages, with most of its employees crammed into 25,000 square feet of space in a former Farmer Jack grocery store in Birmingham.
Companies have to remain vigilant, flexible and two steps ahead in order to survive. Resting on laurels will only lead to disruption - and eventually, demise. Being hot now is no guarantee of being hot two to three years down the line, especially given the rapid advancement of modern technology.
United Shore, the parent company of United Wholesale Mortgage, the #1 wholesale lender in the nation, is pleased to announce that Chief Risk Officer Linda Terrasi and Vice President of Operations Andrea Frank have been named Elite Women in Mortgage by Mortgage Professional America magazine.
As a lead-up to Mother's Day, United Shore hosted a "Moms Back to Business" Career Fair for moms looking to relaunch their careers at the company.
Attendees were able to network with United Shore team members, tour the facility, and participate in on-the-spot interviews.
A frontline job in the mortgage business often entails long hours and overtime, but a metro Detroit company has challenged that convention with a maximum 40-hour workweek that has meant happier employees and new production heights.
Lender’s Client Service model instrumental in becoming nation’s #1 wholesale lender & top workplace.
Mat Ishbia and Melinda Wilner have made waves in the mortgage industry, and made 2016’s Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100 list!
Working at United Shore offers some unique benefits, including ping pong tournaments.
United Shore collected and shipped nearly 60,000 bottles of water and over 10,000 paper/plastic goods to the Flint community. The collection is the result of week-long relief drive in which the local community and more than 1,500 United Shore team members participated in.
Our President and CEO Mat Ishbia appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to share his prediction on mortgage rates in 2016, and weighs in on millennials entering the housing market.
This award recognizes industry leaders who are moving the housing and mortgage finance fields forward and are committed to growing the housing market.
United Shore has been named by the Detroit Free Press as one of the Top Workplaces in 2015. This marks the fourth year in a row that the company has earned this recognition.
United Shore has been selected as a winner of the 2016 Training Top 125 award by Training magazine.
When's the last time you worked 40 hours in a week and then unplugged and went home?
The average American workweek went from 40 hours to 47 hours at most companies. At United Shore though, they are pushing back against the trend and working a "firm 40."
The playing field within the mortgage industry continues to become increasingly level across the board, retail and wholesale lenders alike, as innovative technology and a steady revival of public image continue to serve as great equalizers for companies of all sizes.
Laura Lawson holds the title of chief people officer at United Wholesale Mortgage. Admittedly, it is not the type of title that one would find in most mortgage companies.
UWM Touts Advantages of Brokers on Fox Business Network
President and CEO Mat Ishbia was recently named to the Crain's 30 in Their Thirties list. He leans on his knowledge he gained back at Michigan State University coaching and playing under Coach Tom Izzo for growing the company.
Which one would you go with? Read as our President and CEO Mat Ishbia defends mortgage brokers.
In order for mortgage brokers to keep up with big banks and retail lenders, wholesale lenders must provide them with the latest technology.
For the second year in a row, United Shore made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America – ranking in the top 28 percent of companies in 2015. The lender achieved a three-year sales growth of 291 percent from 2011 to 2014.
United Shore, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders, has been recognized as one of Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2015 by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. This is the fourth consecutive year that United Shore has received this honor, in addition to receiving the “Best of the Best” Overall Award in 2014.
Melinda Wilner has been promoted to COO at United Shore.
HousingWire recently interviewed Mat Ishbia, President and CEO of United Shore to find out how he took the knowledge he learned on the court and applied it to business.
New Orleans Saints running back Edwin Baker, a former standout at Michigan State University, took a proactive approach to preparing for his post-football career by working at United Shore during this off-season.
CNBC's Diana Olick talks about the interest-only comeback, requirements to get a loan, and how it plays into the real estate market.
United Shore is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County to hold a first-of-its-kind philanthropic event, as United Shore will host a major shed-building initiative on its campus.
United Shore is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President of Capital Markets Kirstin Hammond and Chief Marketing Officer Barbara Yolles have been named Elite Women in Mortgage by Mortgage Professional America magazine.
United Shore has announced a new $500,000 gift that will create a five-year partnership with the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business. The gift will create a new faculty fellow position in the business school to enhance sales research and education.
United Shore has partnered with Michigan State University's Broad College of Business to create a faculty fellow position and enhance sales research.
HousingWire recognized some of the top leaders in the mortgage industry in 2015, including United Shore President and CEO, Mat Ishbia.
For the second year in a row, United Shore took over the 52nd Annual Birmingham Fair, hosting a private company event for its 1,200 team members and their families. In all, more than 3,700 people of all ages were in attendance and were able to enjoy free food and drinks, free carnival games, and unlimited rides.
United Shore is searching for top talent, and presents promising career opportunities for military veterans looking for an exciting and fulfilling workplace.
United Shore Chief Strategy Officer Barbara Yolles was honored as a “Woman of Achievement” at Vista Maria’s 16th Annual Celebrating Women event.
United Shore President and CEO Mat Ishbia was named by Corp! Magazine as one of its 2015 Most Valuable Professionals in Michigan.
Many companies wonder how do you get your team engaged and keep them motivated. Find out Mat Ishbia's secrets to inspiring team members.
As a former Michigan State point guard and student assistant coach under Tom Izzo, United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia took lessons he learned on the court and applied them to business. Here's some lessons that you can also apply to your business.
United Shore CEO, Mat Ishbia, knows better than most people how crazy March Madness can be and the lessons that are learned on the basketball court.
United Shore has made it easier for team members to donate to charities in an attempt to give back to the community and get team members involved. They now offer payroll deductions to give to select charities such as Habitat for Humanity.
Current New Orleans Saints running back, Edwin Baker, is looking towards life after the NFL. During the current off-season he has been working with the Team Member Services department at United Shore.
United Shore is set to continue expanding, aiming to hire 400 new team members in 2015.
Following a record-breaking 24 hours of snowfall in the Metro Detroit region, United Shore employees were greeted with free valet service at the front entrance so they didn't have to trek across the slippery parking lot.
nited Shore, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders, has announced the promotion of Erin Castro to the position of Consumer Advocate.
For the second year in a row, United Shore has been recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For in 2014 by the National Association for Business Resources.
Want to knock out more than one of your New Year's resolutions in one move? United Shore provides the amenities to make your four goals achievable - including a state-of-the-art fitness center that helps employees find a work-life balance.
United Shore aims to hire more than 400 new positions in the next 12 months and is a one-stop shop for professionals looking to achieve the top New Year’s resolutions.
United Shore President/CEO Mat Ishbia talks about how he applied lessons he learned on a NCAA championship basketball team coached by Tom Izzo to the mortgage business and built an industry leading company.
When United Shore CEO, Mat Ishbia, made the transition from the basketball court to the mortgage industry, he took the lessons he learned with him and applied them to business. As he learned about the mortgage industry, he also built a culture and team of people around the philosophies and lessons he learned under Michigan State University head basketball coach, Tom Izzo.
Mortgage Professional America Magazine named United Shore CEO, Mat Ishbia, Chief People Officer, Laura Lawson, and Chief Digital Officer , Justin Glass, to the MPA Hot 100 List. For the second year in a row, MPA Magazine has listed the top 100 people in the mortgage origination community that have made waves in the industry this year.
United Shore team members know how to celebrate the holidays. You might even venture to call them professional celebrators.
United Shore celebrated a tremendous year in 2014 – the second-best in company history, even in the slowest mortgage production year of the century – by rewarding its team members with extravagant prizes at this year’s holiday party. The success was headlined by momentous sales in November, which ranked as the fourth-highest single-month total in 28 years of business.
United Shore and Palace Sports & Entertainment announced a multi-year partnership that includes naming rights to Club West and presenting "Super Saturday" theme night for Saturday home games.
United Shore, home to the nation’s No. 1 wholesale lender, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), appoints Justin Glass to Chief Digital Officer. The newly created position is another signal of the company’s focus on innovation and unparalleled client service experiences.
United Shore, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, was named a Crain’s 2014 “Cool Places to Work”. With a unique corporate culture and laser-focus on people, this marks the first time that United Shore has earned this award and caps off its remarkable year-long run of multiple awards in the Best Place to Work category.
United Shore was recently named “Best of the Best” Company to Work For by Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest.
United Shore made HousingWire’s inaugural list of the industry’s 50 fastest growing companies, ranked at #39.
Unique corporate culture makes employees happy for the third consecutive year, winning the "Best of the Best" Overall Award.
Laura Lawson has been promoted to United Shore’s newly created Chief People Officer.
Inc. 5000 recently ranked United Shore in the Top 25% of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2014.
All of the lessons Mat Ishbia learned on the court next to Tom Izzo at Michigan State carried over to his business at United Wholesale Mortgage.
New regulations have tightened up lending across the board, which means borrowers need to be careful to calculate the true cost of an investment property.
Appraisal-management companies are quickly growing and while they help enforce regulations, lenders still must be careful because they can still be held liable. It is important that lenders know what to look for in an AMC.
Despite the cold winter weather slowing down the housing market, lenders are taking the time to form bonds with real estate agents so that they are prepared when the market picks back up.
Familiar names such as Wells Fargo used to be normal when discussing the No. 1 wholesale lender in the country. This time it is a new face who has broken into the top spot in wholesale: United Wholesale Mortgage.
United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) just announced the launch of their mobile application, which allows brokers the ability to access loan information on the go.
Adjustable rate mortgages developed a bad rap for being riskier and less cost effective in the recent low-interest rate environment. But as interest rates on conforming loans continue to climb, more borrowers are leaning toward ARM loans.
There are different ways people can save money on costs when closing a mortgage. While most costs are fixed, there may be some difference in lender fees.
Just as the housing industry was picking back up, the government shutdown happened. Feeling the uncertainty surrounding the market, many buyers are waiting until the government re-opens to jump in.