Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #521

June 17, 2018

Talking Points:

  • One jumbo reverse mortgage just got more flexible
  • 6 tips to grow your referral network
  • The CFPB's Acting Director could be out soon
  • Part 2 of our exclusive interview with PRC's Angel Booth

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #520

June 10, 2018

Talking Points:

  • We may have reached the bottom of HECM volume declines
  • The 'new' CFPB is a shadow of its former self
  • A call to lift the reverse mortgage ban for financial advisors
  • Interview with (PRC) Premier Reverse Closing's Angel Booth
  • Retirees should look beyond their portfolio assets
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #519

June 3, 2018

Talking Points:

  1. Startup offers new reverse mortgage alternative. 
  2. Amid uncertainty, LiveWell expands traditional lending.
  3. Court ruling confounds non-borrowing spouse rules.
  4. Phoenix Sun City board votes to allow HECM loans. 
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #518

May 28, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Senate confirms Brian Montgomery as FHA Commissioner
  • More private reverse mortgages to arrive this summer
  • The myth of increased HECM volume offsetting FHA losses
  • Wholesale originations tumble in March

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #517

May 20, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Mutual of Omaha enters HECM lending
  • Would a name change help grow the HECM for Purchase?
  • Brokers challenged after October 2nd changes
  • Nationwide Equities opens Vegas branch

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #516

May 13, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Data shows 1/3 of Americans have less than $5K in retirement savings
  • Australia removes restrictions on reverse mortgage eligibility
  • Stock market volatility and the HECM
  • Outdated computer systems cost FHA millions

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #515

May 6, 2018

Talking Points:

  • BREAKING: Mutual of Omaha announces the purchase of Synergy One Lending.
  • HECM for purchase a lead generator for realtors
  • Originators are the real industry heroes
  • Do April endorsements reflect the new norm?

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #514

April 29, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Financial advisor fined for referring a client to a reverse mortgage specialist
  • The Emerald City shines despite reverse mortgage downturn
  • Connecticut the latest state to add more reverse mortgage regulations
  • Appeals court ruling backs lenders in case of a displaced non-borrowing spouse

 

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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #513

April 22, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Winter is Coming: securities-issuer sees a 'long winter' of declines ahead
  • Is the New HECM a better deal for consumers?
  • NBC's Saturday Night Live cracks another reverse mortgage joke. 
  • Eliminating debt should be the goal of those nearing retirement. 
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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #512

April 13, 2018

Talking Points:

  • Carson’s position at HUD appears secure
  • Originators share tips for selling over the phone
  • Servicer answers questions
  • What post-October 2nd loans securitized reveal
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