Here’s a sneak preview of the coming attractions
*Please pardon our focus issue this week. The problem is being resolved.
In a few short days, the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo will begin in sunny San Diego, California. What should you expect? Here’s a sneak peek of the upcoming attractions for this year’s annual pilgrimage of over 400 reverse mortgage professionals.
What’s new? There are several notable changes this year, one being the start date. In years past conferences were in November and began on Monday and concluded Wednesday afternoon, however, this year we are moving forward one day beginning on Sunday, October 28th and concluding Tuesday the 30th.
As the HECM landscape becomes increasingly competitive branding is key. Two workshops will get you started off on the right foot- at 1:00 p.m. Grassroots Marketing presented by Jim McMinn with Finance of America will explore generating business from five unique lead sources. How to create a unique brand is presented at 2:00 p.m. with Darius Aram from ARAMCO Mortgage, Steven Sless- national reverse mortgage director for U.S. Mortgage Corp, and Norcom Mortgage’s VP of Reverse Mortgage Lending John Luddy. Many of you have come to follow John’s weekly sales tips videos here on HECMWorld each Thursday.
The most popular topics this year will focus on the new 2nd appraisal rule as part of the Collateral Risk Assessment and private or proprietary reverse mortgages. At 3:15 p.m. Sunday a panel led by Scott Norman of Finance of America will look at the implications of FHA’s new appraisal policy change enacted earlier this month. Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. New Product Options will feature a panel discussion on the latest private reverse mortgage products and alternate home equity loans…