Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #442

December 3, 2016

Talking Points:

  • HECM loan limits to increase in 2017!
  • Rising interest rates return. How will the market respond?
  • Why we must reach the forward mortgage market
  • Huff Post: Using a reverse to hedge against property value risk
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #441

November 23, 2016

Talking Points

 

  • Doctor in the house? Ben Carson considered for HUD Secretary in new administration
  • HUD actively seeking additional data on the HECM
  • The roller coaster that is HECM endorsement volume
  • Borrower experience vary widely
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #440

November 20, 2016

Talking Points:

  • Industry growth depends on an improved borrower experience
  • Another call for industry-wide data collection
  • The challenges longevity brings
  • Time Money: Don’t fear the reverse mortgage
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #439

November 11, 2016

Talking Points:

  • CFPB future uncertain with Trump administration
  • Appraisal delays? Here’s why
  • Will Walter Investment reconsider reverse mortgage division?
  • A historic milestone for our industry
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #438

November 3, 2016

Talking Points:

  • Lowering the bar: FHA updates condo occupancy guidelines
  • Policy and reverse mortgage experts meet at MIT
  • CFPB announces update to examination of HECM servicers
  • The Week: Consider these 3 options before a reverse mortgage
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #437

October 28, 2016

Talking Points:

  • Condo residents ask FHA for help
  • Fewer reverse mortgages in the sticks
  • Forbes: HECMs can help with divorce
  • Industry has a new source for LIBOR swap rates
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #436

October 21, 2016

Talking Points:

  • The HELOC bubble is about to burst and many are unprepared
  • It’s time to rethink ‘aging in place’
  • Industry veteran launches HECM division
  • 5 ways a reverse mortgage improves retirement spending
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #435

October 14, 2016

Talking Points:

  • Leadership shakeup for RMS and Walter Investment
  • Time Money: A surprising option
  • Appeals court rules that CFPB’s structure is unconstitutional
  • Federal Reserve to cease using index used for expected interest rate
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #434

October 7, 2016

Talking Points

  • Data shows true impact of Financial Assessment
  • New law protects seniors from foreclosure
  • The endorsement gap continues to widen
  • HUD updates financial assessment training

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #433

September 30, 2016

Talking Points

  • Overlooked reverse mortgage risks everyone should know
  • FHA’s new rule addresses condo spot approvals
  • A call for global improvement of reverse mortgages
  • Remembering Monte Rose
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