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Finance of America Reverse LLC has unveiled new brand positioning dedicated to helping people get to work on retirement
Finance of America Reverse LLC has unveiled new brand positioning dedicated to helping people get to work on retirement. The new identity will be woven throughout FAR’s Web site, digital presence and sales and advertising materials. Beyond external efforts, FAR has also created a new internal... Keep Reading....
NewDay USA has introduced Operation Home
NewDay USA has announced that former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich, a longtime supporter of U.S. military veterans and their families, has joined the company’s Board of Advisors. The son of a U.S. Marine and Korean War veteran, Ehrlich has had a long and distinguished career in public service and has... more
While the average downpayment fell during the third quarter, some states have a lower average than others
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will now requiring lenders originating new Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) to provide a second property appraisal in cases where the agency believes there could be inflated property valuations.   According to the FHA, the new policy is designed to... more
Housing wealth for homeowners 62 and older grew to $6.9 trillion during the second quarter, according to data from the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA)/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index (RMMI). This represents a $130 billion in senior home equity from the first quarter.  ... more
Sales activity for home equity conversion mortgages (HECM) fell during the first five months of the year, according to new data from Reverse Mortgage Insight
  Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has published “Five Things to Know About Reverse Mortgages,” a free guide designed to explain the nuances of this product sector.   “Because of recent changes which lowered the proceeds level of FHA-Insured HECM reverse mortgages, many originators focused on HECM... more