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Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Record $7.14 Trillion

June 24, 2019 Contact: Darryl Hicks, 202-939-1784, dhicks@dworbell.com National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association For Immediate Release: Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Record $7.14 Trillion NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index … more Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Record $7.14 Trillion

Vignettes Improve Social Security Comprehension

Researchers at the Center for Economic and Social Research at the University of Southern California recently discovered that vignettes — video and written stories about hypothetical people – … more Vignettes Improve Social Security Comprehension

Member Spotlight: Don Opeka, Orion Mortgage, Inc.

Don Opeka has been a salesman most of his adult life. After serving as a naval aviator in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972, Don began his … more Member Spotlight: Don Opeka, Orion Mortgage, Inc.

The Economist’s Corner—Fertility Rates, Aging and Economic Growth

By Dr. Edward Seiler, vice president, Economics and Research, Dworbell, Inc. It is generally accepted by economists that low rates of fertility are associated with long-term diminished economic … more The Economist’s Corner—Fertility Rates, Aging and Economic Growth

Reverse Mortgage Magazine, May-June 2019 Issue

In the May-June issue of Reverse Mortgage magazine, we attempt to look at ourselves and our process through the lens of our borrowers.

In two of our recurring features, we search for the magic words that make deals happen. In this month’s Borrower Chronicles, Jessica Hoefer speaks with consumers about the moments in which they made the leap in their minds from curious investigator to committed borrower. And in our CRMP: Across the Kitchen Table feature, staff writer Mark Olshaker talks with loan originators about observing their clients during that critical moment.

Craig Barnes of Reverse Mortgage Funding, who has spent years training loan originators and is a frequent presenter at NRMLA conferences, shares both research and experience of lender/borrower conversations that provide evidence that less talk can bring you more closings. Whatever your level of experience, we hope this issue provides you with some fresh insight into the perceptions of the people you serve. 

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One of our goals as an industry trade association is telling consumers with confidence, you can depend on a NRMLA member. Saying it is one thing; proving it is another. That is why NRMLA created the Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP) designation.

In every industry, there are those individuals who strive to excel. They often do so by earning a credential that distinguishes them as being among the most knowledgeable, the most competent and the most ethical and professional.

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