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How’s Your Foundation?

How’s Your Foundation?

Shannon Hicks September 30, 2016 0

This last weekend I learned a valuable lesson about the importance of foundations. My wife and I recently purchased a new memory foam bed. Seeking greater stability I decided to make some changes.. Each

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A Dysfunctional Marketplace?

A Dysfunctional Marketplace?

Shannon Hicks September 26, 2016 6

The Mortgage Professor Examines the HECM Marketplace Dysfunction: abnormal or impaired functioning of a person, organ, or in our case Home Equity Conversion Mortgages. Is our market truly dysfunctional? If so, what corrections can

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How Good is Your Band?

How Good is Your Band?

Shannon Hicks September 23, 2016 0

Have you ever watched a band and wondered how to they do it? How do so many instruments and personalities come together for one harmonious sound? For the most part, we enjoy the music

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Understanding Critics Key to Success

Understanding Critics Key to Success

Shannon Hicks September 19, 2016 12

Understanding Those Opposed to the HECM Key to Market Expansion If we want to expand the reach of the reverse mortgage into the hearts and minds of financial professionals, we first must understand and

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Are You an Addict?

Are You an Addict?

Shannon Hicks September 16, 2016 0

Are you an addict? That is do you have a digital addiction? *Due to our new scripting approach we do not have a transcript of this episode. We will be providing transcripts once we

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The Call for a Low-Cost HECM

The Call for a Low-Cost HECM

Shannon Hicks September 12, 2016 3

A Call for the Return of the HECM Saver? In October 2010, the HECM Saver was introduced giving borrowers considerably lower upfront FHA insurance premiums in exchange for lower lending ratios or principal limits.

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Be Brief. Think in Tweets

Be Brief. Think in Tweets

Shannon Hicks September 9, 2016 0

Can you think in tweets? Even better can you communicate with others as you would if you sent a twitter post? It’s a skill that warrants examination as our society is increasingly distracted. Even

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A Perversion of the HECM?

A Perversion of the HECM?

Shannon Hicks September 6, 2016 31

AARP Frowns Upon Strategic Use of HECM in Portfolio Management Creativity unlocks potential markets and opens up possibilities. It also makes you a target of critics. In recent years the long overlooked principal limit

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