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Quicken Loans vs. Wells Fargo mortgages

How do the home loan programs, fees and requirements of these two big lenders stack up?

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How do Quicken Loans and Wells Fargo compare?

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  • Choose this lender for great customer service
  • Choose another lender if you don’t want to meet with a loan officer
  • A good option for borrowers looking for flexible repayment terms
  • Choose this lender for down payments as low as 3%
  • Watch out for hidden fees and scandals
  • A good option for borrowers who want to automate their payments

Loans offered

  • Purchase
  • Refinance
  • Jumbo
  • Home Equity
  • FHA
  • VA
  • USDA
  • Purchase
  • Refinance
  • Jumbo
  • Home Equity
  • FHA
  • VA
  • USDA

Minimum credit score

Conventional: 620

Conventional: 620

States available

Available in all states

Available in all states

Pros

  • Wide selection of mortgages
  • Online loan support
  • High loan amounts
  • Low down payment
  • Use gift funds
  • Easy application process

Cons

  • Application deposit
  • Hard credit pulls
  • Fees
  • Slow customer service

Customer reviews

The Better Business Bureau gives Quicken Loans an A+ rating, while Trustpilot awards Quicken Loans a 9.6 out of 10. Most reviews praise the attentive, personalized service they receive from its mortgage officers. Even when dealing with multiple representatives, borrowers report a keen attention to detail. Borrowers liked using Quicken Loan’s MyQL to track the progress of their loan. However, some complaints point to hard credit inquiries without authorization during the application process. There’s also reports that loan advisors were aggressive when trying to close the loan.
Reviews for this lender are mixed, but trend toward negative. First-time homebuyers recommend Wells Fargo for its thorough guidance through the home loan process. Other borrowers praise its mortgage specialists for their professionalism and helpful advice over the phone. Of the complaints, the most frequent was of customer service's slow response time and the excessive documents needed to assess loan applications. As of September 2019, Trustpilot gives Wells Fargo a rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars based on 157 ratings. The Better Business Bureau doesn’t give Wells Fargo a rating, but it gets a customer score on the site of 1 out of 5 stars based on 442 reviews, and the BBB has recorded over 1,000 complaints closed in the last year alone.

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