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FHA Commish speaks out on HECM Fix

FHA Commish speaks out on HECM Fix

Shannon Hicks July 15, 2018 0

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 8

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 6

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 1

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

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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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A Catch-22

A Catch-22

Shannon Hicks February 2, 2018 2

With reverse mortgage originators making less per funded loan some are curtailing their investment in marketing and lead purchases- both which contribute to fewer loans. The result is a self-fulfilling prophecy

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Exclusive Interview

Exclusive Interview

Shannon Hicks November 30, 2017 1

An exclusive interview with Open Mortgage CEO Scott Gordon The J Curve Where do we go from here? Investor perspective *there is no transcript for today’s episode

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