Feb 13, 2018
"Better Mortgage has been named in the Forbes Fintech 50 for 2018 for its work in disrupting the future of lending and real estate investment/finance."
Feb 8, 2018
"Vishal Garg, chief executive of Better Mortgage, said the program could be useful for empty nesters who rent out their children’s bedrooms and refinance to help pay for college tuition."
"Better Mortgage today announced the launch of a new initiative with Airbnb. Airbnb hosts who list their primary residence on Airbnb can now use that income to qualify for a refinance on that home, specifically."
Jan 17, 2018
"The company expanded its base in 2017, most recently expanding to Florida in August. Texas is the company’s 14th market."
Jan 16, 2018
"By digitizing every step of the antiquated financing process, Better is working to improve access to home financing for a new generation of homeowners."
Jan 9, 2018
Better Mortgage has been named NerdWallet's Best Online Mortgage Lender For Customer Service.
Dec 14, 2017
"Our appraisal panels make our digital company hyper local and help us level the playing field for first-time homeowners in communities where they want to put down roots. No other lender, local or otherwise, offers this option."
Dec 5, 2017
"The online lender Better Mortgage Corp. is testing a product that would underwrite mortgages within a day, allowing would-be buyers to better compete against cash offers. Company chief executive Vishal Garg started the company after he got outbid for his first home by a cash buyer several years ago."
Nov 3, 2017
"'I joined Better because of their attention to improving the entire mortgage process from the ground up, from qualification to close, for all parties in the transaction, internal and external,' says Corbett."
"'This tax plan would turn America from a nation of property owners into a nation of tenants renting from private equity-backed landlords,' argues Vishal Garg, CEO of Better Mortgage, an online mortgage lender focused on Millennials. 'Why should corporate landlords get the deduction if your consumer homebuyer can't?"
Oct 19, 2017
"By integrating with Samsung Reward’s API, [Better is] able to provide an even better customer experience to a new audience who wants to do everything from paying for coffee to buying a home right from their phone."
Sep 5, 2017
"The methods are meant to help a generation of homebuyers — mainly Millennials — who have delayed buying a home for financial and other reasons and have different housing situations than their parents did."
Jul 25, 2017
"By moving to a digital model, we’ve increased the speed at which people can obtain mortgages, decreased the costs by removing friction, and leveled the playing field when it comes to home-buying."
July 12, 2017
"When it comes to ideas at Better, everybody’s input is not only welcomed—it’s encouraged. The company stresses that it’s not just about having the best idea, but it’s about actually making it happen."
Jul 6, 2017
"We’ve made it an online process — you walk into an open house, you pull out your phone, give us a few details, and we can approve you [for a loan] for that house while you are still in the house,” Garg said. “It takes the entire stress out of the home-buying process, because you already know whether you can afford it or not."
Jun 28, 2017
"And while some lenders may not like that borrowers are encouraged to shop around, one lender is taking the exact opposite path – and actually incentivizing borrowers to shop around."
Apr 26, 2017
According to borrowers Bruno and Sabrina looking for a home in San Francisco, getting pre-approved with Better.com "really gave us a significant advantage over other buyers, the seller felt much more confident working with us." When asked about the experience, they added, "it's way more than a disruption, it's a r-e-v-o-l-u-t-i-o-n!"
Apr 24, 2017
"Better doesn’t just digitize the traditional mortgage process...it makes the process of financing the purchase of a home so easy and certain for buyers."
Apr 19, 2017
"We can assure consumers the best price, so much so that we have the only rate guarantee in the industry, beating any valid competitor’s rate across every product by $1000, or we'll pay you $1000. No other lender has such a guarantee."
Apr 11, 2017
"Our Verified Pre-Approval Letter increases the certainty the customer will be able to get a loan from us because we underwrite the borrower's income, assets and credit."
"We're going to serve the consumer better than anyone else."
Mar 29, 2017
"Better Mortgage is a digital platform that is helping take the confusion out of buying a home."
Mar 20, 2017
"Agents can feel confident referring leads to the website."
Feb 14, 2017
"We built the best customer experience out there; the one we would want for ourselves, our friends and family," said Vishal Garg, founder and CEO of Better Mortgage.
Feb 09, 2017
"With over half a billion dollars in loans originated in our first year—more than any other fintech startup in its initial year of launch—consumers have confirmed that we are onto something extraordinary." -Vishal Garg, Founder and CEO of Better.
"Online real estate lender Better Mortgage Inc. said Thursday that it has raised new money from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a deal that values the company at $220 million."
Dec 09, 2016
"Better Mortgage is a full-stack mortgage company connecting consumers directly to funders, speeding and simplifying the process to purchase or refinance a home."
"We had an assembly line like a Model T assembly line and we turned that into a Tesla so we could focus on the things that matter the most to the consumer and to the investors."
Nov 24, 2016
"Better is now producing about $65 million of loans a month through its online platform, flipping the loans on to about 20 investors including Fannie Mae, the government-backed mortgage company."
Jul 19, 2016
"Getting a quote for a mortgage, whether it is for your first or refinancing your fifth house is not simple. Forgetting all the paper work and obnoxious phone calls you’ll have to make, you wont even know if you are getting the best quote. Thankfully, Better Mortgage is changing the game."
Jun 27, 2016
"The company, based in Lower Manhattan, aims to simplify the transaction process consumers undertake when buying a new house."
Jun 13, 2016
"Despite the freshness of the company, it’s already made quite the name for itself."
"Better Mortgage offers transparency, simplicity, and affordability in an industry traditionally driven by paper and human processing."
Jun 12, 2016
"Better Mortgage late last month was able to raise an additional $10 million in equity at a valuation of $110 million, a roughly 25% premium to what it was valued at last December."
Jan 27, 2016
"Better wants to change the process of getting a mortgage. Through its online platform, people can quickly get a rate quote and get pre-approved in under three minutes."