Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #484

September 29, 2017

Talking Points

  • HECM changes begin today- what you need to know
  • H4P certificate of occupancy requirements relaxed
  • The lingering impact of the hurricanes
  • Budget office says restricting FHA loans would save billions

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #483

September 22, 2017

Talking Points:

  • Are there any HECM counseling spots open?!
  • MMI fund and HECM value confusion
  • AAG to start offering traditional mortgages
  • Prepping for retirement like preparing for a hurricane
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #482

September 15, 2017

Talking Points:

  • President Trump taps Brian Montgomery to return as FHA Commissioner
  • HECM changes and expected volume drop
  • New HECM Final Rule: what it means for you
  • AAG to launch real estate brokerage
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #481

September 8, 2017

Talking Points

  • Washington Post: HECM overhaul a welcomed change
  • HECM pioneer and economist speaks out on industry change
  • The surge is coming
  • Financial professionals challenge recent CFPB warning on HECM social security strategy
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #480

September 1, 2017

Talking Points

  • What the recent changes to the HECM mean for you
  • Foreclosure cloud grows as seniors face failings of a past system
  • Researcher rebuts the CFPB’s attack on using a HECM in Social Security planning
  • Former HUD official expresses concerns on higher costs from HECM change

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #479

August 25, 2017

Talking Points

  • CFPB warns against delaying Social Security with a HECM
  • Mr. Cooper has officially arrived
  • Home Mortgage Disclosure Act rules relaxed for HECM
  • Texas HECM originators have a clean record
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #478

August 20, 2017

Talking Points:

  • The Financial Assessment has significantly reduced HECM defaults says study
  • One lender’s creative solution to overcome the most vexing H4P hurdle
  • What does the video game Minesweeper and retirement have in common?
  • Men & Women’s retirement needs are unique
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #477

August 11, 2017

Talking Points

  • Counselors see more savvy applicants after the Financial Assessment
  • What comes after the LIBOR index is retired?
  • Seniors losing 25% of their income to medical expenses
  • New HECM lender enters market
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #476

August 4, 2017

Talking Points:

  • Walter Investment could enter Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • HECM lenders software focuses on attracting forward brokers
  • Ocwen posts loss of $44 million
  • Seniors immune to downturn in home ownership
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #475

July 28, 2017

Talking Points

  • Why Oregon’s reverse mortgage advertising law has national implications
  • LIBOR index to be abandoned in wake of scandal
  • Overseas and at home retirement stress will boost reverse mortgages
  • More HECM originators working today than last year
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