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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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Is this Our Next Growth Market?

Is this Our Next Growth Market?

Shannon Hicks February 17, 2014 6

Our next opportunity for growth may be right under our noses It’s no surprise that in the wake of the housing crash, increased regulation, lower lending ratios and the HECM product redesign that many

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What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Shannon Hicks November 29, 2013 0

Gratitude Opens Doors What We Can Be Grateful For In The Reverse Mortgage Industry Now that we’ve eaten our last bites of Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie it’s a good time to reflect on

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Celebrity Seniors

Celebrity Seniors

Amara Rose July 10, 2012 0

TV or not TV? That is the question. While these names might summon more than a little nostalgia, it's also true that today's senior — increasingly, an aging Baby Boomer — is a far

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Shaping our future: Financial Assessment

Shaping our future: Financial Assessment

Shannon Hicks February 6, 2012 6

Some claim it has created confusion in the marketplace. Others fear it will exclude up to 30% of borrowers. As the debate continues, the Financial Assessment is the biggest game-changer our industry faces,

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Here & Gone: Top lender MetLife drops financial assessment

Here & Gone: Top lender MetLife drops financial assessment

Shannon Hicks January 30, 2012 3

It was groundbreaking when MetLife began using the Financial Assessment but now they have stopped using it altogether. Learn more in this week's video

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Closing out 2011

Closing out 2011

Shannon Hicks January 3, 2012 4

December 2011 Top 100 HECM Lenders Report December’s report gives us a peek at what to expect in 2012… fewer overall endorsements industry-wide but more loans per lender. Many lenders should see continued substantial

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Remaining Lenders Grow: August 2011 Top 100 HECM Lenders Report

Remaining Lenders Grow: August 2011 Top 100 HECM Lenders Report

Shannon Hicks September 1, 2011 1

Download the August 2011 Top 100 HECM Lenders Report here. Big Names disappear, survivors grow It’s strange to no longer see the familiar name of Bank of America on the top lenders report. Wells

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