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Filling the Gap: This week’s HECM news

Filling the Gap: This week’s HECM news

Shannon Hicks August 10, 2018 1

Private reverse mortgages are filling the HECM gap. Australia opens the doors for reverse mortgages. Are we entering another housing bubble

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HECM Fixes, Outlook & Risk Management

HECM Fixes, Outlook & Risk Management

Shannon Hicks August 3, 2018 5

Industry leaders are weighing on with their proposed fixes, outlook, and risk management ideas

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Asking the Right Questions: Structuring a Loan

Asking the Right Questions: Structuring a Loan

Shannon Hicks July 29, 2018 0

This week we continue with our conclusion of how to structure HECM loans with our special guest Sharon Falvey of Harbor View Consulting

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Structuring a HECM Loan

Structuring a HECM Loan

Shannon Hicks July 20, 2018 4

Often overlooked loan structuring is key for HECM borrowers The following commentary does not represent the official position of Reverse Focus, Inc. It seems much of our industry’s news cycle, including here, is focused

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FHA Commish speaks out on HECM Fix

FHA Commish speaks out on HECM Fix

Shannon Hicks July 15, 2018 12

FHA Commissioner doing ‘deep dive’ to isolate source of HECM losses The following commentary does not represent the official position of Reverse Focus, Inc.   Last October just days after the agency enacted substantial

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HECM declines: A new approach needed

HECM declines: A new approach needed

Shannon Hicks July 8, 2018 15

Fees, lending ratios (PLFs), and market growth The following commentary does not represent the official position of Reverse Focus, Inc. You don’t have to the read industry blogs to know that reverse mortgage volumes

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Stability, Marketshare & Appreciation

Stability, Marketshare & Appreciation

Shannon Hicks July 1, 2018 4

Fees, lending ratios (PLFs), and market growth The following commentary does not represent the official position of Reverse Focus, Inc. Since the housing and economic crash nearly 10 years ago our industry has valiantly

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A Better Way to Manage HECM Risk & Accessibility?

A Better Way to Manage HECM Risk & Accessibility?

Shannon Hicks June 24, 2018 0

What is the biggest risk to the HECM? It may be hiding in plain sight

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