Reverse Mortgage News by HECMWorld
Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #579

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #579

August 19, 2019
  • HUD lowers the barrier for condo owners
  • RFS to stay with Mutual of Omaha Bank despite acquisition
  • Seniors carrying more household debt than before housing crash

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #578

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #578

August 12, 2019
  • October 2017 PLF cuts mostly erased by low LIBOR rates
  • 'Reverse mortgages are over-hyped' says one advisor
  • The CFP board faces a crisis of public confidence

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #577

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #577

August 5, 2019
  • FHA moves to slow cash-out refinances
  • Will the Fed's interest rate cut help reverse mortgage borrowers?
  • HUD ditches HECM counseling Financial Interview Tool (FIT)

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #576

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #576

July 29, 2019
  • New York Attorney General Opposes Ditech Sale
  • Breaching the HECM's interest rate floor
  • 3 impacts of divorce in retirement

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #575

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #575

July 22, 2019
  • Sale of HECM servicer could leave borrowers stranded
  • Liberty launches its anticipated proprietary reverse mortgage
  • AAG's Selleck TV ads seek to set the record straight in wake of negative media

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #574

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #574

July 15, 2019
  • Forbes: Busting 3 reverse mortgage half-truths 
  • Americans have more equity, less housing debt
  • Open Mortgage ready for growth in wake of expansion

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #573

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #573

July 8, 2019
  • The end of inheritance as we know it
  • Private reverse mortgages to surpass the HECM?
  • Live Well forced into bankruptcy

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #572

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #572

July 1, 2019

Featured in this podcast:

  • The FBI is investigating a former HECM lender and their CEO
  • Are we doing something wrong? Canada reverse market grows while U.S. languishes
  • The Financial Assessment is working
Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #571

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #571

June 24, 2019

Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Karin Hill

We discuss...

  • The Collateral Risk Assessment
  • The effectiveness of previous HECM changes
  • The Congressional Budget Office's recommendations for HECM changes

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #570

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #570

June 17, 2019

This week's reverse mortgage news:

  • USA Today's recent expose on reverse mortgages
  • 6 steps to prevent reverse mortgage foreclosures
  • LiveWell employee suit challenged