On Friday, September 10, the Federal Housing Administration issued a reminder to mortgagees about its guidance for originating and/or servicing FHA-insured mortgages in locations in the U.S. and … more Reminder Guidance for FHA-Approved Mortgagees Regarding Presidentially-Declared Major Disaster Areas
Question: Is it okay to tell your clients that the Line of Credit is guaranteed and will always be available to them? Answer: No, the line of credit … more Servicing Corner: Is a LOC Guaranteed to Be Available For Borrowers?
The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association created, “What Do I Do When My Loan is Due?,” to walk reverse mortgage loan borrowers and their families through the end … more What Do I Do When My Loan is Due?
In comments submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development this week, NRMLA requested that HUD update the HECM loan documents and security instrument to conform with … more NRMLA Seeks Clarification On New NBS Rules
If you have a client with an underage spouse who’s not on the reverse mortgage, it may still be possible for that person to continue living in the … more Servicing Corner: Who Qualifies As An Eligible Non-Borrowing Spouse?
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently signed into law House File 333 (HF 333), which amends the state’s reverse mortgage loan statute to, among other things, require reverse mortgage … more State Update: MN Amends Reverse Mortgage Servicing Requirements
The UK Financial Conduct Authority, which regulates the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), will cease publication of the one-week and two-month LIBOR indices after December 31, 2021 and … more ARRC Confirms Longer Wind-Down Time Frame For Legacy Contracts
by Weiner Brodsky Kider New York recently enacted Senate Bill 884 (SB 884), which amends the HECM servicing requirements under the newly added section 280-d of the New York Real … more NY Amends Servicing Requirements for HECMs
On behalf of its members, NRMLA submitted comments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development requesting that lenders and servicers be given 180 days to prepare for … more NRMLA Comments On LIBOR Transition and H4P Improvements
To support its residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency has reopened its HomeSaver foreclosure prevention program. Through the U.S. Department of the … more DC Reopens HomeSaver Foreclosure Prevention Program