Preventing Foreclosure The following was originally published in November 2011. Despite much of the recent negative news coverage reverse mortgages have helped countless older homeowners avoid inevitable foreclosure and eviction. Personal success stories are a powerful vehicle to imprint the value of a product or service in potential clients’ minds.
HECM loan terminations and ‘foreclosures’ source of recent negative press coverage Let’s face it. Foreclosure is an ugly and scary word. Unfortunately, it’s the same word that is commonly used when a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage is terminated- often when the loan balance exceeds the home’s value. Additional resources:
The number of allgeged ‘foreclosures’ have raised the eyebrows of lawmakers tasked with overseeing HUD's budget and the HECM program...
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“If it bleeds it leads”. This phrase gives the general public a peek behind the curtain of print and television journalism’s choice of what’s ‘news’ and how it is presented (slanted). Fear-based news has become even more profitable with the advent of online news sites seeking salacious headlines using fear