Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #458

March 24, 2017

Talking Points:

  • Online tools compare & contrast a HECM from other financial products
  • Don't panic yet about proposed HUD budget cuts
  • Television remains the king of reverse mortgage advertising
  • A hedge fund bet that lost big
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #457

March 18, 2017

Talking Points

  • Trump’s budget cuts: will he use an axe or a scalpel?
  • Reverse mortgage myths persist
  • Is the Fed on a rate increase spree?
  • Record penalty issued for disclosure violations
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #456

March 10, 2017

Talking Points:

  • Assistant State Attorney General's remarks reflect ongoing resistance to reverse mortgages
  • The secret to their success with H4P
  • Underwriters share their impressions of Financial Assessment
  • Life expectancies and reverse mortgages


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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #455

March 3, 2017

Talking Points:

 

  • Will a CFPB overhaul bring significant change?
  • Some still underwater, even with a reverse mortgage
  • Positive press coverage on the rise
  • 13 housing markets most impacted by rate increase
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #454

February 24, 2017

Talking Points:

  • Is the Financial Assessment reducing HECM defaults?
  • Lender expands their ground forces
  • Ocwen reaches sizable settlement agreement
  • A national presentation to realtors on the power and potential of the HECM for Purchase
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #453

February 17, 2017

Talking Points:

 

  • It’s #FakeNews once again
  • Reverse Mortgages going Maine-Stream
  • An unconventional marketing message
  • Data needed on financial professionals perceptions
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #452

February 10, 2017

Talking Points:

  • Real estate uncertainty & the Trump presidency
  • A bullish outlook despite a bleak 2016
  • Rising home values may not help HECM volumes
  • NRMLA releases new tool for potential borrowers
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #451

February 3, 2017

Talking Points

  • Audit claims HUD took shortcuts in implementing changes
  • Opportunities and challenges for 2017
  • Year starts with lackluster endorsement volume
  • New edition of “Understanding Reverse” released
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #450

January 26, 2017

Talking Points:

  • FHA insurance premium reduction nixed
  • Treasury Secretary nominee sets the record straight on reverse mortgage foreclosures
  • Canadian reverse mortgage sales boom
  • Dr. Carson one step closer as HUD chief
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #449

January 20, 2017

Talking Points

  • Over & Out. Walter Investment exits reverse mortgage lending
  • HUD announces new HECM rules. What’s next?
  • Treasury Sec confirmation hearings spark reverse mortgage investigation
  • HECM mortgage-backed securities drop for the first time
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