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Virtual HECMs, Taxes & Goodbye to a Friend

Virtual HECMs, Taxes & Goodbye to a Friend

Shannon Hicks January 15, 2018 0

Weekly news roundup: January 15th, 2018 Half of US households are lacking the funds to retire comfortably- The National Retirement Risk Index dropped from 52 to 50% between 2013 and 16. The index-as calculated

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The Year in Review

The Year in Review

Shannon Hicks January 5, 2018 0

A look back at the stories of 2017 that shaped the reverse mortgage industry

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As GDP Rises, Interest Rates Will Follow

As GDP Rises, Interest Rates Will Follow

Shannon Hicks December 29, 2017 3

As the nation's GDP increases interest rates are sure to follow. How can the HECM industry respond

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A Sneak Peek of 2018?

A Sneak Peek of 2018?

Shannon Hicks December 22, 2017 2

What should we be watching for in the new year? From the GOP tax bill to the accounting of the

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GAO Outlines Reasons Not to Move the HECM from the MMI Fund

GAO Outlines Reasons Not to Move the HECM from the MMI Fund

Shannon Hicks December 15, 2017 4

Government Accountability Office outlines reasons to keep the HECM in FHA MMI Fund On its face, the calls the separate the highly-volatile Home Equity Conversion (HECM) from the FHA’s MMI (Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund)

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More Questions Than Answers

More Questions Than Answers

Shannon Hicks December 8, 2017 7

Before any further changes or cutbacks are enacted, the source of ongoing HECM losses must be identified

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Leaders Call for More Stability in Wake of Unpredictable HECM Changes

Leaders Call for More Stability in Wake of Unpredictable HECM Changes

Shannon Hicks November 30, 2017 1

In the wake of being blindsided by the most recent HECM changes, industry leaders are calling for stability

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Diversification: HECM Lenders Expand Their Offerings

Diversification: HECM Lenders Expand Their Offerings

Shannon Hicks November 26, 2017 5

With the HECM becoming increasingly unpredictable, many reverse-only lenders are expanding to offer traditional mortgages

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