Longbridge Reports Record Reverse Mortgage Volume, Expands Wholesale Operations

Mahwah, N.J.-based reverse mortgage lender Longbridge Financial reports that it has seen a significant uptick in loan volume during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, which has led to a major expansion of its wholesale operations and staff in order to compensate for the higher level of business during the second quarter of the year. That higher […]

RMD Launches Virtual Demo Day to Connect Home Equity Access to Tech Solutions

The impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has led many professionals within the reverse mortgage industry to seek out technology-based solutions to keep business going during today’s social distancing measures. Reverse Mortgage Daily (RMD) is hosting its first-ever Demo Day on the heels of the inaugural HEQ digital conference on Sept. 3. In this free […]

Fairway Eyes Community Banks for New Reverse Mortgage Growth

No business in America has been spared from the widespread impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but reverse mortgages are different insofar as the products are designed to alleviate additional financial burdens that may be afflicting seniors. Coming into a new role in charge of marketing reverse mortgages during such a unique time may be […]

ReverseVision Adds Orozco as Director of Business Development

Reverse mortgage technology platform ReverseVision today announced the hiring of Carissa Orozco as director of business development, strategic partners where she will spearhead strategic integration partnerships that allow traditional mortgage lenders to integrate Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgages into the loan qualifying, sales and origination process. Orozco has 17 years of […]

FHA Extends Moratorium on Foreclosures, Evictions Through August

A moratorium on all foreclosures and evictions in connection with the national emergency stemming from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been extended through August 31, according to a Mortgagee Letter (ML) released Wednesday morning by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The moratorium — initially declared by President Donald Trump in a March […]

Major Lenders Buck April Endorsement Dive With Big Gains

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) endorsements fell by 45% in the month of April 2020, for a total of 1,597 loans according to the latest HECM Originators report from Reverse Market Insight (RMI). The fall was led by the wholesale endorsement segment of business, which experienced a decrease of 47.8% that month, while retail levels […]

Reverse Mortgage Players Subject of Lawsuit by RMS Parent Company

A mortgage executive and a reverse mortgage consulting company are the subjects of a lawsuit filed earlier this month by Reverse Mortgage Solutions (RMS) parent company Mortgage Assets Management, LLC (MAM). The executive, Cheryl MacNally, formerly held prominent reverse mortgage roles with Wells Fargo and Generation Mortgage, and has recently served as president of MAM. […]

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

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on many industries indiscriminately, from energy to food service and seemingly everything in-between. While the expectation would be that the reverse mortgage industry would pivot and maneuver through this time based on its response to past crises, what’s actually happening goes beyond that: this pandemic seems to actually […]

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

Because of the new realities that have afflicted the American healthcare system and its capacity to provide care during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, many seniors may be looking at options beyond nursing homes or care facilities out of a desire to remain as far away from the risk of infection as possible. Seniors in general […]