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More HECM Changes Coming…

More HECM Changes Coming…

Shannon Hicks May 23, 2016 9

More Changes for HECM on Horizon from HUD If you think the dust has finally settled in the wake of numerous HECM changes, think again. HUD announced their intention to codify recent program changes

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5 Ways to Adapt to Change

5 Ways to Adapt to Change

Shannon Hicks May 20, 2016 1

5 Tips for Reverse Mortgage Professionals If there is one constant denominator in reverse mortgage lending it is change. We are not alone as technology, politics and business practices are ever evolving. What is

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Loan Payout Manipulation

Loan Payout Manipulation

Shannon Hicks May 16, 2016 16

NRMLA Issues Ethics Advisory on Planned Prepayment HECM Loans It’s not often discussed or quite frankly on the radar of most reverse mortgage professionals, structuring HECM loans for higher initial payouts followed by an

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Strip it Down

Strip it Down

Shannon Hicks May 13, 2016 0

Four Ways to Simplify & Take Control of Your Life Speaking from personal experience there comes a time in your life when you actually want less than more. Do you ever look around your

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This is why we have the Financial Assessment

This is why we have the Financial Assessment

Shannon Hicks May 9, 2016 10

One couple’s story highlights the rationale behind the Financial Assessment In an ideal world, the government and housing agencies would not have to protect people from themselves. The truth is that is not the

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Got Skills?

Got Skills?

Shannon Hicks May 6, 2016 2

Are You Providing These Four Things? Perhaps quiet, unassuming and underestimated, thousands of reverse mortgage professionals march bravely into the world of sales, that is the art of education and influence. This brings to

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April Top 100 HECM Lenders Report

April Top 100 HECM Lenders Report

Shannon Hicks May 2, 2016 1

Download your April 2016 Top 100 Retail HECM Lenders Report Here. This report was compiled from data courtesy of Reverse Market Insight

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