Reverse Mortgage News by HECMWorld
Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #624

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #624

June 29, 2020
  • What to do with reverse mortgages if home value drops

  • Counselors seeing increased interest in HECM during pandemic

  • How to Prepare for the Risk of Changing Housing Needs in Retirement

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #623

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #623

June 22, 2020
  • The best refinance options are not always obvious

  • Over 85% of seniors are concerned about retirement due to the coronavirus

  • WaPo: Accessing home equity in a tight economy has become problematic

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #622

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #622

June 15, 2020
  • Ask the Lawyer: Can a reverse mortgage affect Medicaid eligibility?

  • Reverse mortgage interest may intensify later this year- here's why

  • WaPo: Accessing home equity in a tight economy has become problematic

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #621

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #621

June 8, 2020
  • The evolution of reverse mortgages makes them easier to promote

  • Serving the underserved: How mortgage brokers can thrive

  • GAO WatchBlog: Reverse mortgage benefits & risks

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #620

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #620

June 1, 2020
  • Low-interest rate advantages go far beyond HECM-to-HECM refinances

  • The Data Man: RMD Interviews John Lunde

  • Money.com: 6 Smart Moves if You Get Laid Off Before Your Planned Retirement

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #619

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #619

May 25, 2020
  • One lender takes 'no contact' mobile office on the road

  • Lending in the pandemic: 3 reverse mortgage surprises

  • 'All Things Real Estate': Are reverse mortgages worth looking into?

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #618

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #618

May 18, 2020
  • Who benefits from a reverse mortgage? (KOMO News)

  • Cardholders could see a hit to their credit scores

  • It's official- we have a new Deputy Secretary of HUD 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #617

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #617

May 11, 2020
  • 26 State Attorney Generals call for increased protections for reverse mortgage borrowers

  • Ralph Rosynek: 'Now is a good time for a reverse mortgage

  • Reverse mortgage closing companies sanitize the process during COVID-19 pandemic 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #616

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #616

May 4, 2020
  • Did the COVID-19 pandemic backlog HECM endorsements?

  • FHA Chief: Why FHA is vital in times of crisis

  • Mortgage payment delays are not payment forgiveness

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #615

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #615

April 27, 2020
  • Drive-by appraisals get a 'virtual tour' in new application

  • Report touts the effectiveness of the HECM Financial Assessment

  • Massachusetts bill to allow remote counseling by phone and teleconference