Knock Taps Industry Veteran Laura Gray as Head of Lending
“We look forward to welcoming Laura to Knock. Our loan technology and operations are the backbone of home swaps, the people who want to swap their home for their dream home, security, convenience and cost savings provides leadership and operational know-how that ensure we exceed the expectations of our customers and industrial partners and at the same time scale our business nationally to give everyone the freedom to move around on their terms, “said Black.
Gray has worked on all aspects of lending, starting her career as a junior processor and climbing the ranks to hold national operations and underwriting positions at some of the largest and most well-known credit institutions in the country, including People’s Bank Mortgage, Wyndham Capital Mortgage , Fifth Third Bank and Wells Fargo.
“Having spent my career with some of the largest and fastest growing lenders in the country, it’s exciting to join Knock,” said Gray. “Through the use of technology, Knock is changing the way people buy and sell houses and, in turn, making it easier for them to realize their dreams of living. Knock has built a strong corporate culture that is based on transparency and puts people first. “
The Knock Home Swap offers a fully integrated mortgage at competitive rates as well as up to $ 200,000 in an interest-free bridging loan to cover the down payment for the new home and the construction preparation and up to six months of the mortgage payments for the old house. The Knock Home Swap is available today in 17 markets worldwide Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas. Knock plans to nearly double the number of stores it serves in 2021 and to be present in 75 stores by 2023.
Beat is on a mission to enable people to move freely. The Knock Home Swap ™ makes it easy for consumers to buy their new dream home before they sell their old one, save the hassles of life with repairs and demos, pay just one mortgage at a time, and do the home prep to cover their old one House sold at the highest possible price. Knock currently offers the home swap in 17 markets across six states and plans to nearly double the number of markets it serves in 2021 and have 75 markets by 2023.
Knock was founded in 2015 by the founding members of Trulia.com and has more than $ 600 million in debt and equity from senior investors including RRE Ventures, Foundry Group, Redpoint, Greycroft, Corazon Capital, Correlation Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, and FJ Labs.
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