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What comes next for reverse lending in 2023?


What can we expect in 2023?

To say the last three months have been tumultuous would be an understatement. Three factors will shape 2023 production: interest rates, lender contraction, and home values. Adapting to an adverse market requires an honest assessment of today’s larger economic headwinds, and a perspective rooted in indisputable facts. And that’s what we are here to accomplish today.

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As a prominent commentator and Editor in Chief at HECMWorld.com, Shannon Hicks has played a pivotal role in reshaping the conversation around reverse mortgages. His unique perspectives and deep understanding of the industry have not only educated countless readers but has also contributed to introducing practical strategies utilizing housing wealth with a reverse mortgage.
Shannon’s journey into the world of reverse mortgages began in 2002 as an originator and his prior work in the financial services industry. Shannon has been covering reverse mortgage news stories since 2008 when he launched the podcast HECMWorld Weekly. Later, in 2010 he began producing the weekly video series The Industry Leader Update and Friday’s Food for Thought.
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  1. Shannon,

    Good up date, appreciate you staying in with important information, keep it up Brother!

    John A. Smaldone

  2. To get a broader view of the situation the industry finds itself in, one has to look at the premiums paid by investors. These are substantially down as investors have been frustrated by the volume of HECM Refis that shorten the expected life of the HECM notes that lenders were led to believe these notes have. Further the Fed has intensified the situation since HECM investors can easily obtain competitive investments at discounted prices as the Fed reduces the size of its balance sheet.

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