Mortgage news for reverse mortgage professionals, bankers and brokers. Launched in 2008 HECMWorld Weekly is the nation's longest-running weekly reverse mortgage podcast. Topics include new regulations, HUD & FHA updates and CFPB alerts for reverse mortgage loans. 683151
E727: What reverse pros need to know about the Constant Maturity Treasury rate
What reverse mortgage pros need to know about the Constant Maturity Treasury rate
The Constant Maturity Treasury (CMT) rate determines the mortgage interest rates associated with adjustable-rate traditional and reverse mortgages. Here’s how the CMT rate is actually calculated.
A reverse mortgage could pay for long-term care, but should you do it?
Novad protests the assignment of HUD-held HECMs to Celink
E726: Home inventory is increasing report shows
Home inventory levels are rising industry report shows
For the first time since 2019 home inventory levels are increasing. Here’s what’s giving homebuyers more of an even playing field...
Leading HECM lender trims workforce
Should Milo & Maeve take out a reverse mortgage?
E725: 11 Housing Markets With the Most Sellers Dropping Prices
HUD’s Inspector General points to remaining HECM issues
HUD’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) pointed to a handful of continuing issues that undermine the FHA insurance fund. One of them, not surprisingly, deals with violations of HUD’s HECM occupancy requirements…
11 Housing Markets With the Most Sellers Dropping Prices
This is still a great opportunity to consider a reverse mortgage
E724: Alternatives To Social Security That Will Provide Income in Retirement
Alternatives to Social Security that provide income in retirement
There are several ways to generate income or cash flow in retirement; some are completely overlooked...
New York issues letter to those originating co-op reverse mortgages
Most will age in place says Freddie Mac’s research brief
E723: Should you loan money to someone who is house rich and cash poor?
Should you loan money to someone who is house rich and cash poor?
A financial advice columnist was asked if it was a good decision to loan money to her 60-year-old daughter who has a home worth $800,000. Here’s what she said…
A daunting time for retirees in the age of inflation
Reverse mortgage ‘Market Minute’ with Reverse Market Insight
E722:A proposed California bill would preserve home equity in foreclosures
A proposed California bill would preserve home equity in foreclosures
California Senate Bill 1323 would require lenders in foreclosure proceedings to hire a realtor and sell the secured property for its appraised value on a multiple listing service has passed the California Senate Judiciary Committee...
Home equity surges in 10 in these emerging U.S. metro areas
The impact of HECM reforms on Puerto Rico residents
Helpful and insightful
Not much exists out there when it comes to podcasts focued on reverse mortgages. I like this one beacause it's short and to the point. A great resource for anyone who wants to learn more about reverse mortgages or those in the financial lending industry.