With more than a decade of print and web editorial experience, Blaine is an established multidisciplinary author of financial education media in the digital space. A former thinklit and consumer education feature writer, Blaine’s journalistic roots are happiest pairing new media strategy with timeless storytelling to inspire and inform. He is known for his ability to shape resonant messages for global brands across diverse industries.
At loanDepot, his efforts support the company’s goal to provide best-in-class information on a variety of lending-related topics. Blaine holds a B.A. in Legal Studies from Chapman University and M.A. in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. Blaine is a full-time staff member of loanDepot.
Today, top real estate executive Chris Heller becomes the newest member of loanDepot partner company mello Home, a business created to seamlessly connect home buying, financing, and improvement services into a one-stop shop to manage the business of your home.
What if it was a one-stop-shop for getting a loan, finding a home to buy, and fixing up your home? Last week in New York, we expanded the mello brand into new business lines that seamlessly connect you with real estate agents and home improvement pros after loanDepot has pre-approved you for financing to buy a home or make improvements to your home.
Today our leader Anthony Hsieh was the first lending CEO ever to take the stage at Inman Connect in New York, the nation’s largest real estate conference with over 4,000 real estate pros in attendance this year. In a fireside chat with conference host Brad Inman, Anthony laid out the model for disrupting housing to make home buying and lending easier for everyone.