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Shaping our future: Financial Assessment

Shaping our future: Financial Assessment

Shannon Hicks February 6, 2012 6

Some claim it has created confusion in the marketplace. Others fear it will exclude up to 30% of borrowers. As the debate continues, the Financial Assessment is the biggest game-changer our industry faces,

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February Top 100 HECM Lender’s

February Top 100 HECM Lender’s

Shannon Hicks February 1, 2012 1

CORRECTED PAGE FROM EMAIL LINK: February 2012 Top Reverse Mortgage Lenders Report Download the February  2012 Top 100 Retail Lenders Report here

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Here & Gone: Top lender MetLife drops financial assessment

Here & Gone: Top lender MetLife drops financial assessment

Shannon Hicks January 30, 2012 3

It was groundbreaking when MetLife began using the Financial Assessment but now they have stopped using it altogether. Learn more in this week's video

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Reaching out: Why it always works

Reaching out: Why it always works

Shannon Hicks January 23, 2012 10

Here's why reaching out to realtors about the HECM Purchase will open more doors than you would expect, despite the down housing market

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People get ready: CFPB and HECM disclosures

People get ready: CFPB and HECM disclosures

Shannon Hicks January 16, 2012 8

The CFPB has announced it's examination procedures for lenders including reverse mortgages. What guidelines and disclosures will we see added? What now must be addressed in the future

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Role Reversal? Are we becoming more like forward lending?

Role Reversal? Are we becoming more like forward lending?

Shannon Hicks January 9, 2012 2

Has our industry become more similar to traditional lending? With product & regulation changes

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Closing out 2011

Closing out 2011

Shannon Hicks January 3, 2012 4

December 2011 Top 100 HECM Lenders Report December’s report gives us a peek at what to expect in 2012… fewer overall endorsements industry-wide but more loans per lender. Many lenders should see continued substantial

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Reverse Mortgage Industry – 7 Trends to watch for in 2012

Reverse Mortgage Industry – 7 Trends to watch for in 2012

Shannon Hicks January 2, 2012 1

Here are 7 trends we expect to see in 2012 for our industry. Some expected and some will come as a surprise

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