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Rate hike, equity sharing, divorce, and family loans

Rate hike, equity sharing, divorce, and family loans

Shannon Hicks June 17, 2018 1

Despite challenges there is reason for measured optimism HECM originators in the state of Connecticut have their own October surprise.  The state’s governor signed into law Senate Bill 150 which goes into effect October

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A Time for Measured Optimism?

A Time for Measured Optimism?

Shannon Hicks June 10, 2018 6

Despite challenges there is reason for measured optimism If you’ve been originating reverse mortgages for longer than a few weeks or paying attention to recent developments you’ve probably felt the impact of our collective

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Uncertainty, Hope & Expectations

Uncertainty, Hope & Expectations

Shannon Hicks June 3, 2018 3

Despite challenges there is reason for measured optimism While we are seeing positive indicators in the reverse mortgage industry such as Mutual of Omaha’s recent entry into the market, many are concerned in light

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Dodd Frank, Downsizing & Padding Loans

Dodd Frank, Downsizing & Padding Loans

Shannon Hicks May 28, 2018 3

Here are some reverse-mortgage related stories you may have missed

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National Bank Buys Into Future of HECM

National Bank Buys Into Future of HECM

Shannon Hicks May 20, 2018 3

Does Mutual of Omaha's purchase of Synergy One Lending signal the return of big banks to reverse mortgage lending

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Meeting Before Age 62

Meeting Before Age 62

Shannon Hicks May 13, 2018 1

How some are surviving or thriving in a down HECM market “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future”, said baseball great Yogi Berra. Prognostications as how the reverse mortgage industry will recover

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Finding Opportunity in a Down Market

Finding Opportunity in a Down Market

Shannon Hicks May 6, 2018 2

Yogi Berra said ‘the future ain’t what it used to be”. One of the biggest challenges any industry, city or individual can face is to embrace the reality that things will never be like

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Senators Vow to Block All Nominees

Senators Vow to Block All Nominees

Shannon Hicks April 29, 2018 2

A long-term perspective of HECM endorsement volume Our nation’s capital is often referred to as the swamp in part for its political factions, bureaucratic battles and interagency turf wars. Recently two U.S. senators recently

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