Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #511

April 6, 2018

Talking Points
Episode #511, Monday, April 9th

  • Competition intensifies with lower lending ratios and new interest rate floor
  • Some see Lifetime Expectancy Set-Asides as a bonus
  • One-fourth of seniors rely solely on Social Security
  • “It’s a post-October 2nd world”
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #510

March 30, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Secretary Carson- next to go?
  • Avoiding problems at the closing table
  • What can we learn from HELOC borrowers?
  • Interest rate competition heats up
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #509

March 23, 2018

Talking Points

  • Report shows the impact of October 2nd HECM changes
  • Turnkey loan servicing solution launched
  • A harder sell after October 2nd?
  • Some HECM pros see our market stabilizing
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #508

March 16, 2018

Talking Points

 

  • Reverse mortgage originators wish list for the HECM
  • HUD’s modernization plan and fiscal scrutiny
  • Funerals easier to discuss than long-term care
  • Non-borrowing spouse statistics questioned
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #507

March 9, 2018

Talking Points

  • HECM professionals suggest these reforms
  • Jumbo reverse mortgages expanding
  • FHA lenders are warming to the HECM for Purchase
  • The average age of HECM borrower on the rise
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #506

March 2, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Cybercrime: how reverse lenders can protect themselves
  • Would a retirement plan without a reverse mortgage stand up to a court’s scrutiny?
  • Parent company no longer looking to sell reverse mortgage division
  • Inspector General looking into Secretary Carsons’ family ties at HUD
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #505

February 23, 2018

Talking Points

  • Counselors see a shift in HECM borrower type
  • Retirees need solutions but remain reluctant
  • A remedy for silver divorce?
  • A new name for a familiar face
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #504

February 19, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Cap on insured HECMs would be removed under Trump administration proposal
  • These cities have the most reverse mortgages
  • How a turbulent stock market could impact HECMs
  • Foreclosure attorney fees at the center of court case
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #503

February 9, 2018

Talking Points

  • Farewell to an industry friend and pioneer
  • Testing the concept of generational lending
  • How to educate financial professionals
  • The worst quarter in case assignments in a decade
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #502

February 2, 2018

Talking Points

  • Not so fast. The CFPB is here to stay
  • Lingering impacts of HECM volume decline felt
  • Reuters covers HECM foreclosure controversy
  • High court backs HECM foreclosure
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