LendingTree Recognizes Outstanding Lender Performance with 2011 Awards

CHARLOTTE, NC (March 6,  2012) – LendingTree, the nation’s leading online lending exchange, announced the recipients of its annual lender awards which are based on business and customer service achievements of the lenders on the LendingTree network.

“Our annual lender awards are an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of our lender partners,” said Doug Lebda, LendingTree CEO. “Currently, we have over 200 exceptional lenders on our network, providing competition, choice and convenience to our customers. This year’s award winners are excellent examples of how the lenders on the LendingTree network deliver great value and service to our borrowers. The success of the lenders on our network is a vital element to the success of LendingTree and we look forward to continued growth in the coming year.”

The 2011 LendingTree award winners include:

  • Excellence in Customer Service – Great Western Financial Services, Inc.

  • Outstanding Long Form Partner (Purchase) – Mortgage Lenders of America

  • Outstanding Long Form Partner (Refinance) – Quicken Loans, Inc.

  • Outstanding Long Form Partner (Home Equity) – Royal United Mortgage

  • Outstanding Short Form Partner – Quicken Loans, Inc.

“Customer Service is the foundation of Great Western,” says Fred McDonald, CEO of Great Western Financial Services, recipient of the Excellence in Customer Service Award for two consecutive years.  “The company realizes that when a customer chooses our company to finance his loan, he is expecting courteous, timely and efficient service, and this expectation is exactly what Great Western strives to achieve and even exceed.   This award is a testament to our staff’s continual commitment to provide the customer with an exceptional experience.”

LendingTree provides more than 200 lenders from across the country a source of interested borrowers looking for home loans such as new purchase mortgage, refinance and home equity, as well as personal and auto loans. For information about the joining the LendingTree network of lenders, please contact Mark Fowler at (704) 943-8040 or visit  http://www.lendingtree.com/about-us/partner-with-lendingtree/get-internet-mortgage-leads/sign-up/

About LendingTree, LLC
LendingTree, LLC is the nation’s leading online lender exchange and personal finance resource, helping consumers take charge of all their financial decisions, from budgeting to money management to mortgages to credit cards and more. LendingTree provides a marketplace that connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business, as well as an array of online tools to aid consumers in their financial decisions. Since inception, LendingTree has facilitated more than 28 million loan requests and $214 billion in closed loan transactions. LendingTree provides access to lenders offering mortgages and refinance loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, and more. LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE). For more information go to www.lendingtree.com, dial 800-555-TREE , join our Facebook page and/or follow us on Twitter @LendingTree.