By Edward Seiler, PhD For older adults, determining the best place to live includes both affordability and location. The two considerations are not independent. We all need access … more Why Transportation Costs Should Be Part of the Borrower Conversation
This week, One Reverse Mortgage’s President and CEO, Gregg Smith, announced his company’s new proprietary product, Home Equity Loan Optimizer (HELO). The product is currently available through One … more One Reverse Jumps Into the Proprietary Arena
The following section lists the primary regulations pertaining to the FHA’s Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program, used by compliance, underwriting and servicing staff.
In a listserv announcement sent on July 3, the Department of Housing and Urban Development reminded housing counseling agencies (HCAs) to submit their third quarter Form HUD-9902 performance … more Form HUD-9902 Counseling Data Due July 31
The non-profit HOPE Now Alliance has organized free counseling for families in Puerto Rico who were impacted by Hurricane Maria and need help with their reverse mortgages. Counselors … more Reverse Mortgage Assistance in Puerto Rico
A new final rule (Docket No. FR-5457-F-02) from the Federal Housing Administration streamlines inspection requirements for FHA single-family mortgage insurance by eliminating the FHA Inspector Roster. According to … more FHA Eliminates Inspector Roster
Watch and share this brief video introduction to reverse mortgages on NRMLA’s Facebook page. The 86-second video links to NRMLA’s consumer education website www.reversemortgage.org. A version of “What is a Reverse … more Now on Facebook: What is a Reverse Mortgage?
A new consumer brochure from the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association helps seniors and their loved ones recognize common scams and signs of financial exploitation. The free resource … more Recognize & Report Elder Financial Abuse
Connecticut Governor Dannel Patrick Malloy signed reverse mortgage counseling legislation into law this week that emulates existing rules mandated under the federal Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program. The … more CT Governor Signs Reverse Mortgage Counseling Bill
It was part pep talk, part information sharing. For almost two hours, a panel of veteran loan originators spoke to attendees of NRMLA’s 2018 Eastern Regional Meeting in … more It’s not time to get out of the business; it’s time to get out and talk to more people