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Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #591

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #591

November 11, 2019
  • Abandoned reverse mortgage home gets some much-needed attention
  • Forbes: How heirs should handle a reverse mortgage after death
  • Harvard Study: Number Of Retirement-Age Households Facing Cost Burdens Reaches All-Time High Says Report

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #590

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #590

November 4, 2019
  • Abandoned HECM property causing headaches for neighbors 
  • HUD Secretary Carson: "No changes to FHA insurance premiums"
  • Coupling a life-annuity with a reverse mortgage?

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #589

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #589

October 28, 2019
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could be fundamentally changed by the Supreme Court 
  • A majority of Americans feel house-rich and cash-poor
  • Here's one reason you shouldn't be on a game show (irony alert)
  • Despite improvements HUD Secretary calls for additional reforms

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #588

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #588

October 21, 2019
  • Forbes: 5 critical skills for real estate professionals 
  • One advantage of face-to-face reverse mortgages sales
  • Reverse mortgages at the center of one Seattle-area candidate's statement 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #587

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #587

October 14, 2019
  • Senior housing wealth hits a record high
  • New HECM protections a win for the consumer
  • How to recover from a pre-retirement financial crisis 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #586

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #586

October 7, 2019
  • Jumbo reverse mortgage makes a splash in the San Francisco Chronicle
  • HECM foreclosure rule creating headaches for associations
  • Fairway Independent Mortgage joins Montel Williams to give back to local veterans 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #585

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #585

September 30, 2019
  • Congressional hearing focuses on reverse mortgage program reforms
  • The GAO releases their recommended HECM changes
  • Court approves Ditech's sale of RMS 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #584

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #584

September 23, 2019
  • Reverse mortgage scams to watch for in 2019
  • CFPB making changes to consumer complaints database
  • Forbes: 6 changes coming to Social Security 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #583

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #583

September 16, 2019
  • HUD perusing an aggressive agenda of housing reform, including the reverse mortgage
  • Proprietary reverse mortgages key to greater market acceptance
  • RMS's parent company renegotiates terms of bankruptcy with consumer creditors committee 

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #582

Reverse Focus Weekly- Episode #582

September 9, 2019
  • HUD announces major changes to the reverse mortgage program and FHA lending
  • Former Live Well Financial CEO enters a plea in fraud case
  • Reverse mortgage volume drops in August