Reverse Mortgage Adoption Rate Doubles in Australia Due to Pandemic

Government-sponsored reverse mortgages in the nation of Australia have been increasing significantly ever since the economic impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic began straining the finances of that nation’s retirees, with adoption of the so-called “Pension Loans Scheme” (PLS) outpacing the government’s expectations for the program that were introduced in the 2018-19 national budget. This […]

HEQ: Overcoming Misinformation is Key to Global Reverse Mortgage Business

Since a reverse mortgage is a complicated financial product, the way that direct-to-consumer advertising for the industry is structured can often make or break the perspectives that people can have about the product category. There are a fair amount of limitations concerning how reverse mortgages can be responsibly positioned to prospective customers since only senior […]

Australian Lender Completes Reverse Mortgage Securitization

A lender in Australia who offers reverse mortgages to local area seniors has completed a reverse mortgage-backed securitization, saying that it is the first of its kind in the market. This is according to original reporting at news outlets Banking Day and NZ Herald, which provides finance industry and general news, respectively, to Australia and […]

HomeEquity Bank Launches New Reverse Mortgage Product in Canada

HomeEquity Bank, the largest reverse mortgage lender in Canada, has launched a new product variation designed to offer Canadian seniors a short-term reverse mortgage product that they can use to cover specific tasks. “CHIP Open” is an alternative to the standard “CHIP Reverse Mortgage,” and is designed for Canadians aged 55 and older who are […]

Former Fraudster Leads New Reverse Mortgage Anti-Scam Campaign

Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. — a former fraudster and con man who famously assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on fraud crimes before starting his own consultancy firm — has found a role as the subject of a new reverse mortgage advertising campaign and educational video series designed to help seniors spot when they’re […]

Canadian Reverse Mortgage Debt Tops $4 Billion

Canadian seniors have been tapping home equity through the use of a reverse mortgage at record levels, and now the nation’s collective reverse mortgage debt has topped $4 billion for the very first time. This is according to the Canadian Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), reported by Better Dwelling. “OSFI filings show […]

Reverse Mortgages Continue Booming North of the Border

HomeEquity Bank, the largest reverse mortgage lender in Canada, posted record originations in 2019 as Canadian retirees continue to seek out financing options designed to fill in for the increasing rarity of traditional retirement funding, such as pensions. Additionally, HomeEquity Bank’s recently-entered rival in the Canadian reverse mortgage space has seen its own business grow […]

Canada’s Top Reverse Mortgage Lender Targets Veterans Through New Partnership

Toronto-based HomeEquity Bank (HEB), the leading provider of reverse mortgages in Canada, has partnered with domestic veterans organization the Royal Canadian Legion to extend special offers to the country’s veterans who are seeking to supplement their income through the use of a reverse mortgage loan. Previously, HomeEquity Bank engaged in a partnership with another domestic […]