What you need to know about FHA’s Report to Congress on the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage [Download transcript] Each year reverse mortgage lenders, originators and other mortgage market participants eagerly await the release of the Federal Housing Administration’s report to Congress on the financial status of the Mutual Mortgage
Recently recommended servicing reforms may boost HECM image It’s a fact every salesperson and reverse mortgage professional must embrace- the vast majority of consumers inherently distrust salespeople. Will recent HECM changes help bolster the product’s legitimacy in the public eye? The irony is that every major purchase from buying a
Recent improvements, racial targeting, and some surprising suggestions Despite the impeachment drama in our nation’s capital, the House Financial Services Committee’s hearing on the HECM was held as scheduled. It shows that some Congress members view of the HECM has evolved and some interesting proposals were put forth from
The political consideration of the CBO’s HECM report The unexpected news of the Congressional Budget Office’s report on reforming the HECM program created quite a splash among industry watchers. As the initial shock of the government watchdog’s recommendations sinks in, some are reading between the lines. One of the
The number of allgeged ‘foreclosures’ have raised the eyebrows of lawmakers tasked with overseeing HUD's budget and the HECM program...
Are More Rule Changes Needed or Does Data Need to Be Reexamined? The new year is upon us and we can leave 2016 in the rear view mirror, with the exception of HUD’s pending reverse mortgage rules. Are additional HECM reforms truly needed to strengthen the HECM program? In the