The HECM’s philosophy shapes risk management measures & future reforms Few are asking an underlying question that will shape every effort to curb future losses or HECM claims against the Federal Housing Administration’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund. That question is if the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage is a true
Exclusive Interview with Dan Harder of 1st Reverse Mortgage USA Two weeks ago on this show, we explored the premise that traditional mortgage lenders may provide substantial and much-needed growth for the reverse mortgage industry. An idea that flies in the face of what was once accepted as conventional
2019 may provide lenders time to adjust & rebuild You can breathe a sigh of relief. While no official statement has been made it appears that the reverse mortgage industry will not see additional changes to the HECM program this fall. Good news, since these changes typically entailed significant
Indicators show we’ve reached the bottom but a more significant question has been largely ignored. Is the key to reverse mortgage industry’s long-term growth and recovery lie with traditional mortgage lenders? It’s a sincere question that begs examination considering there are tens of thousands of FHA-approved originators...