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CNBC: Things to Know About Reverse Mortgages

September 28, 2020

Forbes: Home Equity Tapping Options After Home Value Rises

September 25, 2020

Ginnie Mae: LIBOR-based HMBS Restricted Beginning in January 2021

September 24, 2020

U.S. News: Things to Consider Before Getting a Reverse Mortgage

September 21, 2020

U.S. News: Reverse Mortgages and Retirees’ Other Home Equity Options

September 14, 2020

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Seniors Retire Where They Want

September 11, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Lessons the U.S. Can Learn From Other Parts of the World

September 10, 2020

New York Times: In Family Retirement Planning, Reverse Mortgages Could Present a Solution

September 9, 2020

Mortgage Professor: How to Use a Reverse Mortgage to Avoid Poverty

September 8, 2020

Low Rates Offer More Affordability, But Higher Prices Cancel Out

September 4, 2020

Reverse Mortgage-backed Securities See a ‘Banner’ Production Month in August

September 3, 2020

The Street: How Voluntary Reverse Mortgage Interest Payments Impact the Loan

September 1, 2020

FHA Extends Relaxed Appraisal Requirements Through End of October

August 31, 2020
Great news for seniors taking out a reverse mortgage and not having to have the appraiser enter their home. ????

HUD Office of Inspector General Issues Reverse Mortgage Fraud Bulletin

August 20, 2020
YES!!! They are finally doing something good for the HECM/Reverse mortgage lenders and going after the half baked scammers now.

Mortgage Professor: HUD Remains ‘Hostile’ Toward Reverse Mortgage/Annuity Combo

August 19, 2020
This is kind of sad and not a good thing because they provide an annuity type of payment but those also do not effectively use the equity well and provide small and I mean small payments from the HECM.

L.A. Times: Reverse Mortgage an Option After Pandemic Job Loss

August 14, 2020
This is more great news coming out of the LA Times. We are now learning the real value of a Reverse / HECM Mortgage in the midst of this pandemic.

Financial Planners and Reverse Mortgages: Pinpointing Hurdles, Presenting Solutions

August 14, 2020
Even more good news on reverse mortgages regarding professional planners now incorporating them into total planning for retirement.

BBB: Reverse Mortgages Must Be a ‘Family Decision’

August 11, 2020

When it comes to home sales, August is the new May, keeping agents busy into the fall

August 11, 2020

House Reverse Mortgage Legislators Out After Primary Election Results

August 6, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Market ‘Stronger Than Ever,’ July Data Shows

August 5, 2020
This is great news for those over 62 and ready to be mortgage payment optional. Lots of advisors are now suggesting their clients explore the benefits of the HECM/Reverse Mortgage.

Nasdaq: How Reverse Mortgages Can Assist Wealthy Seniors’ Tax Plans

July 30, 2020
This is more great news for seniors and those over 62 when it comes to your home equity. Give me a call today and learn more about HECM/Reverse Mortgages.

NY Legislator: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Seniors Avoid Foreclosure Problems

July 29, 2020
This is some astounding news. New York has had the toughest for reverse mortgage and is now coming out as a potential product of great value.

How Educating Financial Advisors About Reverse Mortgages Expands the Business

July 29, 2020
This is happening at the fastest pace ever since the Covid 19 pandemic. This is great news for all those over 62 and preparing for retirement.

The Latest Reverse Mortgage News: Forbes, CNBC and More

July 24, 2020
This is really good news for those 62 or older. Reverse Mortgages / HECMs are now becoming a great tool in retirement along with gaining national media support.

HUD: Case Binders ‘Flood’ Offices, Reverse Mortgage Volume Outpaces 2019

July 22, 2020
If this is not a sign of the future of reverse / HECM mortgages and their value, I don’t know what is.

Forbes: How Reverse Mortgages Work, Who They’re Suited For

July 16, 2020
My belief is if you are over 62 you need to have this mortgage. My question to you is why would you not have one? Give me 3 good reasons and I might change my mind but only after we discuss the details to your questions.

May’s ‘Dramatic’ Reverse Mortgage Volume Recovery Led by Retail

July 16, 2020
These are now almost as main stream as forward mortgages for seniors.

CFPB: Seniors in Better Savings Position Than Younger Generations

July 15, 2020
This is some very interesting and good news. My question is where is the extra money coming from? Are they still working?

Previously Paused Private Reverse Mortgages Return, RMF Adds LOC Product

July 15, 2020
More really great news for seniors with equity in markets like ours here in Seattle.

NRMLA: Federal Assistance Necessary for Puerto Rico Reverse Mortgage Borrowers

July 14, 2020
This is great news for HECM holders in Puerto Rico. Finally some relief is on the way.

Washington D.C. Passes Law to Expand Reverse Mortgage Borrower Assistance

July 14, 2020
It is so nice to see the things that politicians are doing during the crisis to help those who need it most, our seniors.

Reverse Mortgage Counselors: Clients More Informed, Resources Strained During Pandemic

July 9, 2020

Retirement Crisis Deepens as Pandemic Drives Unemployment

July 8, 2020
This is very very sad news regarding retirement and living comfortable in retirement. If you need some professional guidance and thoughts on how to manage better, give me a call.

Actuaries Tout Reverse Mortgages to Allay Post-Retirement Risk

July 6, 2020
This is some really great news for seniors in retirement.

Senior Housing Wealth Hits New Record High of $7.54 Trillion in Q1 2020

June 30, 2020
This is great news for the seniors all across America, more wealth in home ownership.

Tips to Share With Senior Job Searchers During COVID-19

June 30, 2020
Are you a senior looking for work? Here are some great tips for your job search.

Counselors See Rising HECM Interest Through COVID-19 Crisis

June 25, 2020

Financial Advisor: Nearly a Third of Senior Investors Have Sold All Stocks in 2020

June 24, 2020

Retirement Savings Exposed to Notable Risk During Pandemic’s Onset

June 24, 2020

FHA Extends Moratorium on Foreclosures, Evictions Through August

June 19, 2020
This is some good news for all home owners affected by layoff, furlough and the loss of a job.

HUD Awards Nearly $40M in Housing Counseling Grants Including Reverse Mortgage

June 17, 2020
This is some really good news that will help more home owners and home buyers.

Op-ed: For Reverse Mortgages, Financial Disaster Equals New Opportunity

June 16, 2020
This is a really good op-ed on reverse mortgages / HECMs and how they are a value in times like we live today.

The Street: Reverse Mortgage ‘Growing Pains’ Created Safer, Stronger Product

June 15, 2020
This is a really good explanation of how HECMs/Reverse Mortgages have become better and more stable in the last few years.

U.S. News: Reverse Mortgage Can Provide Path to Paying for In-Home Care

June 15, 2020
As I have said in the past long term care is very expensive and a reverse mortgage / HECM is a great way to help pay for that without loosing your home to do so.

Washington Post: Home Equity Access Has Become ‘Problematic’

June 12, 2020
This is not good news for those retirees that are using a non-reverse mortgage HELOC to help in times like these. Call us today and see how we can provide a solution.

Forbes: Seniors Not Preparing Enough for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

June 12, 2020
This is scary for those entering retirement. Healthcare costs could sink your dreams of a beautiful retirement. We might be able to help you create a winning plan with a HECM/Reverse Mortgage.

Pandemic Shift to Remote Work Puts Seniors at Financial Disadvantage

June 10, 2020

Financial Planner: Don’t Overlook Reverse Mortgage in Time of Crisis

June 9, 2020

Like Reverse Mortgages, Alternative Equity Tapping Faces Educational Hurdles

June 8, 2020

Seattle Times: Pandemic Playing Havoc With Seniors’ Retirement Plans

June 8, 2020

CFPB Issues Guidance Related to LIBOR Transition

June 5, 2020

How the New Condo Rule is Playing Out for Reverse Mortgage Lenders

June 4, 2020

Gov’t Watchdog: Reverse Mortgages Present Benefits and Risks for Seniors

June 4, 2020

FPA Chair: Reverse Mortgage Refinements Make Products Easier to Recommend

June 3, 2020

Unfrozen LIBOR SWAP Rate Creates Opportunities for Reverse Mortgage Lenders, Borrowers

May 29, 2020

Money.com: Reverse Mortgage a ‘Smart Move’ For Those Laid Off Before Retirement

May 29, 2020

CFPB: Seniors Face Serious Spending Challenges in First 5 Years of Retirement

May 28, 2020

NerdWallet: Reverse Mortgages Can Be ‘Relief Valve’ for Bear Markets

May 27, 2020
This is one of the first reasons I learned about reverse / HECM mortgages. Now we use these with lots of clients.

Study: Workers Less Confident About Retirement Prospects Due to Pandemic

May 26, 2020
A HECM / Reverse Mortgage is a great option for those over 62 that may not be able to work anymore or that are laid off or furloughed.

Pandemic Urgency Causes Borrowers to Seek Reliability of Private Reverse Mortgages

May 26, 2020

Money.com: ‘Everything to Know’ About Reverse Mortgages

May 22, 2020
Great news about reverse mortgages. Even Money now says they are good.

Slowing HELOC Market Leads to More Reverse Mortgage Inquiries

May 21, 2020

‘Unfrozen’ 10-Year LIBOR SWAP Could Spell Gains for Reverse Mortgage Borrowers

May 20, 2020
Finally some great news for those seeking or that have a Reverse Mortgage / HECM with a line of credit. Can’t wait to see the results.

Who benefits from a reverse mortgage?

May 19, 2020
I love when the media shares the positive things about reverse mortgage. They share some real good points on the value of having one.

Lending in the Pandemic: Three Reverse Mortgage Surprises

May 19, 2020
This is a really good article on some surprises we have learned about HECMS / reverse mortgages during the pandemic. The best thing is even the younger borrowers are learning about them now before they should have one.

U.S. News: Reverse Mortgage Is One Way To Stay at Home During Pandemic

May 15, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Refinances Increase, With Interest During Pandemic

May 12, 2020
The best part about news like this is we have been working to help so many clients understand what these are and how to use them. Now the press and experts agree.

Realtor.com Points to Renewed Reverse Mortgage Potential

May 11, 2020
This is so good to hear. We have been working towards this for the last 3 years with financial advisors.

Reverse Mortgage Originators See Interest Surge from Prospects and Financial Planners

May 7, 2020
We have been working towards getting more financial planners on the HECM/Reverse Mortgage train for a long time now. Due to the Rona we are now seeing them become more curious today than ever before.

Sanitized Docs and Curbside Signings: How the Reverse Mortgage Closing is Changing

May 6, 2020
This is now the new norm for escrow signing on all loans. We are even using a new way to make earnest money deposits along with down payments. This will save a lot of people from being robbed.

27 State AGs Seek New Reverse Mortgage Relief During Pandemic

May 4, 2020

Forbes: Consider Reverse Mortgages After Coronavirus Crash

April 30, 2020
This is what we have been saying for the last few years. Glad the bigger picture is becoming real.

Reverse Mortgage Client Relations, Referral Partnerships Have Added Meaning During Pandemic

April 30, 2020
This is going to allow us to help a lot more seniors in the years ahead. A new way of business.

Social Security: Deficit Increases, Depletion Still on Track for 2035

April 29, 2020
This is the future of retirement in America and if it goes away we are in for a really rough ride.

Second Appraisals During Coronavirus: Still Possible, but Streamlined

April 28, 2020
There is still the potential for a second appraisal. Good news is we only see about 30% of these happen in our market locally.

Mortgage Professor: Reverse Mortgage Misuse Protections Have Resulted in ‘Disaster’

April 28, 2020
I am not quite sure that I agree with this thought. Imagine if you took out a reverse mortgage and used the funds to invest prior to the recent down turn in the market? Your equity is gone. Not a good idea.

Montgomery: FHA Remains Vital to Homeowners in Times of Crisis

April 27, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Potential Remains High in a Post-Coronavirus Future

April 21, 2020
This is going to be great for the next few years. We will be able to help so many baby boomers retire well.

JPMorgan Chase Stops Accepting HELOC Applications Due to Coronavirus Shock

April 20, 2020
This is not good news for home owners. The best news is the HECM/Reverse Mortgage line of credit is not going away and is in fact non-recourse as well.

USA Today: Reverse Mortgage May Help Avoid COVID-19’s Threats to Retirement

April 17, 2020

WSJ: Coronavirus Worsens Finances of Seniors with Forward Mortgages

April 16, 2020
This is not good news for seniors who have a mortgage payment. If you want to eliminate the mortgage payment let me show you how.

Reverse Mortgage Capital Markets Stabilizing Post-Coronavirus Shock

April 16, 2020
This is great news for seniors wanting to get rid of their mortgage payment with a Reverse / HECM.

Like Reverse Mortgages, Alternative Equity Tapping Sees More Interest During Coronavirus

April 13, 2020
This is an alternative to the Reverse / HECM mortgage but buyer beware. Make sure to read the fine print.

Kiplinger: Reverse Mortgages an ‘Outside the Box’ Solution for Financial Stress

April 13, 2020
Another proven expert is suggesting Reverse / HECM mortgages.

Pfau: Reverse Mortgage Line of Credit Can Protect Against Economic Shock

April 8, 2020

Coronavirus Crisis Leads to Borrowers Using Standby Reverse Mortgage

April 7, 2020

How Coronavirus is Impacting Reverse Mortgage Inquiries and Meetings

April 6, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Endorsements Dip in March, COVID-19 Impact Not Yet Reflected

April 3, 2020

[Updated] FHA Allows 6-Month Relief for Reverse Mortgage Borrowers in Pandemic

April 3, 2020

Finance of America Reverse to pay $2.47 million to settle claims of HECM violations

April 2, 2020
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Reverse Mortgage Pricing Fluctuates During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Industry Hopeful for Private Product Expansions

March 31, 2020

Security & Uncertainty

March 30, 2020

FHA Relaxes Appraisal, Documentation Requirements During Coronavirus Crisis

March 30, 2020

Historic Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Would Relax Rules on Retirement Savings

March 26, 2020

Consumer Groups Urge HUD to Help Reverse Mortgage Borrowers During Pandemic

March 25, 2020
There is some need here in tough times. Imagine being forced out of your home during this crisis?

CNBC: Reverse Mortgage May Help Provide ‘Fast Cash’ During Pandemic

March 25, 2020
We are getting more calls from our advisors today then ever before.

3 Reasons to Consider Your Reverse Mortgage Options Now

March 25, 2020
This is a really good article on why you should consider a reverse mortgage now more than ever.

Financial Planners More Receptive to Reverse Mortgages During Crisis

March 25, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Industry Adapts in Eye of Coronavirus ‘Hurricane’

March 24, 2020

Forbes: Reverse Mortgages Part of Opportunity in Current Estate Planning

March 24, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Servicers Respond to Foreclosure Moratorium

March 23, 2020

Recent ‘Baby Boomer’ Class Has Less Wealth Than Prior Classes

March 23, 2020

Trump Orders HUD, FHFA to Suspend All Foreclosures, Evictions

March 20, 2020

Recent ‘Baby Boomer’ Class Has Less Wealth Than Prior Classes

March 20, 2020

USA Today: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Meet Unexpected Expenses

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus, Bear Market May Renew Reverse Mortgage Viability Among Financial Planners

March 18, 2020
Finally the time is here for Financial Planners might see things in the same light we are seeing them for our seniors.

Governments, Communities Take Precautions to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus

March 18, 2020

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Preserve Retirement ‘Nest Egg’ in Bear Market

March 17, 2020
This is a great confirmation of what we have been teaching others. Is this a fit for you or your family?

Forbes: Reverse Mortgages, ‘Buffer Assets’ Can Assist Retirees in Volatile Market

March 17, 2020
Another great confirmation of what we are teaching. For seniors this might just be the saving grace they need most right now.

Bankrate: 77% of Homeowners Say Mortgage Hampers Retirement Savings

March 13, 2020
This is not good for those preparing to retire we are finding this to be the biggest problem that they face. Also there are lenders giving loans to people in there 60s and 70s with 30 year payment plans. That is Crazy. To learn how to change this call me.

Reverse Mortgage Lenders Take Action on Coronavirus Fears

March 13, 2020
I am amazed at how quickly my clients and those I have spoken with have started to connect with me again. The best part is we can help them in so many ways.

The Corona virus impact on reverse mortgage operations and meeting clients.

March 13, 2020

Supreme Court Justices Appear Divided Over CFPB Director Structure

March 11, 2020
This could end up being a great thing for the consumers in America.

Coronavirus Leads HUD, CFPB to Issue Housing, Finance Updates

March 11, 2020
It appears that they are preparing to be ready to help people that might be quarantined and unable to work and make a mortgage payment or 2.

Fed Interest Rate Cut Spurs Reverse Mortgage Lender, Borrower Action

March 10, 2020

World Bank: Overcoming Major Barriers in U.S. Reverse Mortgage Market

March 9, 2020
This is more good news for seniors wanting to make the most of the current market and use home equity to keep money in their investments.

How the Fed’s Latest Interest Rate Cut Could Impact Reverse Mortgages

March 6, 2020

Forbes: Private Reverse Mortgages No Longer Just for ‘Very Expensive’ Homes

March 6, 2020

Reverse Mortgage Education Comes to Amazon’s Audible Platform

March 5, 2020
This is some really good news for those interested in a reverse mortgage and want to understand them better.

‘Prophetic’ 1979 Article Shows How Far Reverse Mortgages Have Come

March 5, 2020
Amazing how far these amazing loans have come in 40 years.

The Coronavirus and Your Investments

March 4, 2020
Coronavirus is causing a lot of people to worry about their investments and here is a great read on that subject.

Strategies To Consider When Building An Effective Retirement Income Plan

March 4, 2020
This is a great read on some strategies to consider when building an effective retirement income.

Two Philosophies for Retirement Income Planning Part One: Probability-Based

March 4, 2020
Part one of two on retirement income planning for retirement based on probability written by Dr Wade Pfau.

World Bank: Reverse Mortgages Remain Global ‘Last Resort,’ with Potential

March 3, 2020
This is really sad because the full benefit of a HECM/Reverse Mortgage is to really get them when you don’t need them. Those that do get them early are able to extend their investments longer in a coordinated strategy.

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages Can Buffer Coronavirus’s Economic Shock

March 3, 2020

Should You Help Your Kids Buy a House

March 2, 2020
A great article for parents with the information you need to help your children and grand children. Did you know a HECM/Reverse Mortgage could provide the answer for this as well?

Election 2020: Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump on Reverse Mortgages

February 26, 2020
This is great news for the upcoming Presidential race. The 2 front runners appear to agree on one thing, Reverse Mortgages are good. Imagine that, Trump one of the wealthiest men in our country believes they are good.

Urban Institute: Reverse Mortgages Used Far Less than Other Equity Tapping Options

February 25, 2020
This is not good news for those in retirement. I have met with several professionals that agree. Once they learn how they work and what they do it is amazing how much they refer to them.

Presidential Hopefuls Bloomberg and Warren on Reverse Mortgages

February 24, 2020
This is some really good news. The new candidates along with our current POTUS are very much for Reverse Mortgages in retirement planning. I have been waiting for a time like this for 2 years now.

Motley Fool: Reverse Mortgage a ‘Proven’ Way to Boost Retirement Income

February 19, 2020

Viewing Reverse Mortgages as ‘Last Resorts’ Could Thwart Successful Retirement

February 18, 2020
I see this so much in my work as a RMPS (Reverse Mortgage Planning Specialist), it almost caused me to not do reverse mortgages the first year I was approved. Sad but true, don’t wait until you have to have one.

Some Positive Reverse Mortgage Industry Effects of Oct. 2017 Changes

February 18, 2020
There is some good news based on the changes to the HUD reverse mortgage program we saw in 2018.

Misconceptions thwart successful retirements

February 18, 2020

Yahoo Finance: Reverse Mortgages as Alternative to Long-Term Care Insurance

February 14, 2020
I am really starting to see more of this in the conversation with the clients I am meeting for reverse mortgages.

Habitat for Humanity Extends to Aging in Place Assistance in Georgia

February 14, 2020

Unison: Senior Retirement Goals Unclear, Savings Insufficient

February 12, 2020
I see this every single day and what is the worst part is that they usually don’t have or even know about LTC / Long Term Care Insurance.

Reverse Mortgage Legislation Takes Back Seat to Washington Tumult

February 11, 2020

MarketWatch: How Reverse Mortgages Can Provide Retirement Income

February 11, 2020

Americans 4 Times More Likely to Be Equity-Rich as Home Values Increase

February 10, 2020
This is great news for those preparing for retirement. Get the Reverse Mortgage NOW!!! Before you need it.

8 Steps Of The Home Building Process

February 7, 2020
Even the professionals like ME, see the education of the general public as the biggest hurdle to reverse mortgages.

Private Reverse Mortgage Inquiries Steady as Lenders Eye Product Expansions

February 7, 2020
If not for these private options I know of 3 clients that would have needed to sell their home and move.

FHA Publishes Condo Approval Notice in Federal Register

February 4, 2020

Single Women Increasingly Getting Reverse Mortgages, Counseling Certificates Double Endorsements

January 30, 2020
The most interesting thing about this is that only about half of them lost a partner and the rest have been single for some time or their whole life. Those that were married interestingly had never managed money since the husband did this.

Study: Senior Homeowners Largely Stable Enough to Tap Home Equity

January 30, 2020
This is a great article from the Boston College Center for Retirement Research that amazingly validates all that I have been talking about when it comes to reverse mortgages.

Top Home Renovations with Maximum ROI

January 28, 2020
What is the number one renovation you would like to make to your home?

I hope that I am always playing well and with that fire in my belly.

January 28, 2020
I hope that I am always playing well and with that fire in my belly.

Forbes: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Pay for Long-Term Care

January 28, 2020
I am so very happy that Forbes has finally shared an article that talks about what could possibly be the biggest crisis facing seniors today. LTC (Long Term Care). Long term care is set to be the largest cost in retirement and the statistics are stag

Reverse Mortgage Loan Closing Costs

January 24, 2020

Medicare-sponsored Program Allows More Seniors to Age in Place

January 17, 2020
This is some really good news for our aging population. I would say 90% want to live and age where they are at.

Should Retirees Rent or Own? 3 Questions to Help You Decide

November 26, 2019

WSJ: Reasons Retirees Should Consider a Reverse Mortgage

November 25, 2019

HUD: Reverse Mortgage Program Ups and Downs in 2019

November 22, 2019

FHA Commissioner: HECM Program Improving, Still Needs ‘Structural’ Change

November 22, 2019

FHA Commissioner: HECM Program Improving, Still Needs ‘Structural’ Change

November 21, 2019

Tech Startup Brings Mobile Notary Scheduling to Reverse Mortgage Market

November 20, 2019

How are American adults getting by financially?

November 20, 2019

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages an Option to Pay for Long-Term Care

November 20, 2019

Tech Startup Brings Mobile Notary Scheduling to Reverse Mortgage Market

November 20, 2019

Tech Startup Brings Mobile Notary Scheduling to Reverse Mortgage Market

November 15, 2019

4 Ways To Pay for Your Parents' Long-Term Care

November 11, 2019

Top 10 Reverse Mortgage Lenders Reshuffle in 2019

November 11, 2019

3 Ways Divorce Impacts Reverse Mortgages

November 8, 2019

Forbes: Tips for Heirs of a Passed Reverse Mortgage Borrower

November 8, 2019

Builders grow more optimistic about the 55+ housing market

November 7, 2019

Brookings: Reverse Mortgages Should be More than a Niche Product

November 7, 2019

Can a Reverse Mortgage Impact Your Social Security or Medicare Benefits?

November 7, 2019

Carson: No changes coming to FHA mortgage insurance premiums, HECM rules

November 5, 2019

Brookings: Reverse Mortgages Should be More than a Niche Product

November 5, 2019

HUD Secretary Carson Talks Strengthening HECM in MBA Speech

November 5, 2019

55+ Market Reaches Record High, Says NAHB

November 5, 2019

55+ Market Reaches Record High, Says NAHB

November 4, 2019

Unlocking housing wealth for older Americans: Strategies to improve reverse mortgages

November 1, 2019

Kaiser Health: Renovating the Home for Aging Can be Costly

October 31, 2019

RMD Report: Preparing the Reverse Mortgage Industry for Gen X Borrowers

October 30, 2019

Exploring 2019’s Reverse Mortgage Lender Exits

October 28, 2019

40% of Empty Nesters Report They’re Still Paying Kids’ Expenses

October 25, 2019

House-rich, savings-poor and eyeing retirement, Bellevue couple ponders options

October 25, 2019

HUD Sec. Carson: HECM Changes Positive With More Reforms Needed

October 24, 2019

Nearly 3 in 4 Americans Sometimes Feel ‘House Rich, Cash Poor’

October 24, 2019

A new Supreme Court case could unravel financial protections for US consumers

October 24, 2019

Why New Forward Mortgages Present Unique Problems for Seniors

October 22, 2019

Fairway Bucks Market Trend With Reverse Mortgage Success

October 22, 2019

Harvard Study: Home Equity Will Be Critical for Aging Americans

October 22, 2019

The 5 biggest red flags a financial planner isn't working in your best interest

October 22, 2019

Resolute Bank Exits Reverse Mortgage Business

October 22, 2019

Aging in Place Threatened by Rising In-Home Care Costs

October 22, 2019

Aging in Place Threatened by Rising In-Home Care Costs

October 22, 2019

Harvard Study: Home Equity Will Be Critical for Aging Americans

October 22, 2019

Aging in Place Threatened by Rising In-Home Care Costs

October 22, 2019

Fairway Bucks Market Trend With Reverse Mortgage Success

October 22, 2019

What over 55s want from their next home, real estate agent

October 22, 2019

Why Seniors Are Delaying Retirement

October 14, 2019

Elder financial abuse is a multibillion-dollar problem

October 14, 2019

CFPB Loosens HMDA Requirements in Final Rule

October 11, 2019

HECM Hearing Recap: Democrats, Republicans Agree on Something

October 11, 2019

How the Gig Economy Fails Senior Workers Facing Retirement

October 11, 2019

Senior housing wealth tops last quarter’s record high

October 11, 2019

Kiplinger: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Seniors Avoid ‘Pre-retirement Crisis

October 9, 2019

How to Recover from a Pre-Retirement Financial Crisis

October 9, 2019

Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Record $7.17T

October 9, 2019

New Reverse Mortgage Protections ‘Win-Win’ for Servicers, Non-Borrowing Spouses

October 9, 2019

The best cities and states for senior living in 2019

October 8, 2019

Could Your Home Help Fund Your Retirement?

October 8, 2019

Is a reverse mortgage right for you?

October 8, 2019

5 Challenges To Consider With Upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment

October 8, 2019

Foreclosure Assistance Program Helps 300 Oregon HECM Borrower

October 8, 2019

Kiplinger: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Seniors Avoid ‘Pre-retirement Crisis’

October 8, 2019

FHA Updates Non-Borrowing Spouse Resources for Consumers

October 2, 2019

Two New Reverse Mortgage Reform Bills Push for Program Change

October 2, 2019

How Home Equity Can Fuel Retirement Income

October 2, 2019

Help empty nesters make the most of their new freedom by teaming up with a mortgage broker

September 29, 2019

HUD Releases New Condo Rules for Reverse Mortgages

September 29, 2019

Congressmen, Housing Experts Weigh HECM Program Pros and Cons

September 27, 2019

These programs can help you afford housing in retirement

September 26, 2019

FHA Extends HECM Second Appraisal Rule, Expands Non-Borrowing Spouse Protections

September 26, 2019

CFPB Structure Could See Supreme Court Challenge as Enforcement Actions Rise

September 26, 2019

FHA Extends HECM Second Appraisal Rule, Expands Non-Borrowing Spouse Protections

September 26, 2019

CFPB Exam Points to Inaccurate Reverse Mortgage APRs

September 26, 2019

The U.S. Loses Ground In Retirement Security

September 26, 2019

HECM for Purchase Spotlight: Rightsizing, Home Values Lead H4P in Colorado

September 26, 2019

Investors Spending More on Adult Relatives Than They Can Afford: Survey

September 26, 2019

Default rates shoot up in August

September 26, 2019

Reverse Mortgage Scams to Watch Out For in 2019

September 19, 2019

Don’t-Pay-Till-You-Die Reverse Mortgages Are Booming in Canada

September 19, 2019

Here are the benefits of using an in-person mortgage lender instead of an online lender

September 18, 2019

Loan Limits: A ‘What If” Scenario

September 18, 2019

Forbes: These 6 Changes are Coming to Social Security in 2020

September 18, 2019

Private Reverse Mortgages No Longer Limited to Jumbo Values

September 13, 2019

HUD Secretary Gives HECM Update to Senate, House HECM Hearing Nears

September 12, 2019

Rising Senior Debt Levels are Concerning Researchers

September 11, 2019

Kiplinger: Reverse Mortgages Can Provide Retirement ‘Safety Net’

September 11, 2019
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Half of All Baby Boomers Are Making This Worrisome Retirement Mistake

September 11, 2019

Trump Housing Reform Plan Calls for HECM Program Improvements

September 11, 2019

Retirement Trends Of Baby Boomers

September 11, 2019

Counselors Prepare as More Borrowers Seek Private Reverse Mortgages

September 11, 2019

Survey: Nearly Half of Baby Boomers Don’t Have the Cash to Age in Place

September 11, 2019

Reverse Mortgage Industry Cautious About Trump HECM Proposals

September 11, 2019

Big worries about the debt load of older Americans

September 11, 2019

WE are here to serve and educate you when it comes to a HECM/Reverse Mortgage.

August 22, 2019

HUD Issues Mortgagee Letter for Guidance on Condo Approvals

August 22, 2019

Housing Price Gains Continue Cooling in Metro Areas

August 22, 2019

Here's what to consider about financially helping adult children

August 22, 2019

This is great news for Reverse Mortgage Customers.

August 22, 2019

We have all the information and service providers you will need to age in place.

August 22, 2019

This is going to be a very very good thing for our market.

August 22, 2019

Oregon Governor Signs Reverse Mortgage Property Tax Deferral Law

August 13, 2019

Divorce among seniors is rising and a lot of this is due to benefits for healthcare. As a CDLP we hare here to serve

August 12, 2019
How Reverse Mortgages Can Streamline a Gray Divorce

Why Work With a Local Lender?

August 9, 2019
Buying a home with your VA mortgage eligibility is most likely the largest purchase you will make in your lifetime. Unless you have just recently won the lottery or have a very generous rich uncle, you will need to qualify for a mortgage. When you begin t

This means the lowest rates ever on a Reverse Mortgage. Call us today.

August 8, 2019
The U.S. stock market fell sharply on Wednesday in response to an “inverted yield curve.” Historically, economists have seen this as a telltale sign that an economic recession is likely to transpire.

Senior Living Survey: 61 Percent of Adults Want to Age in Place

August 6, 2019
Americans are retaining a strong desire to age in place, as opposed to moving into some kind of assisted living arrangement. 61 percent of surveyed Americans said they want to age in place at their current home, even if they have to live alone. This is ac

MYTH: I could lose my home and be forced to move.

August 6, 2019

MYTH: Your home will be taken away when you pass away and the family loses the right to the property

August 6, 2019

MYTH: Your house must be debt-free to qualify for a reverse mortgage.

August 6, 2019

MYTH: I will be giving up the deed to my own home, and I will not own it anymore.

August 6, 2019

MYTH: Reverse mortgage loans don’t offer anything different from other loans, but cost way more than other loans anyway.

August 6, 2019

MYTH: My children could get stuck with a big mortgage if I live too long

August 6, 2019

DATA Urban Institute: Share of Homeowners With a Mortgage Drops to 13-year Low

August 5, 2019
The share of homeowners who maintain a traditional forward mortgage is at 62.9 percent, accounting for the lowest level of such homeowners since at least 2005. This is in spite of the fact that the household-owned value of the housing market in the United

Tips for Helping Financially, Emotionally Distressed Reverse Mortgage Borrowers

August 1, 2019
One of the advantages of a reverse mortgage product is the versatility with which it can be employed by a borrower.
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