HEQ Talk: Jesse Allen, EVP Alternative Distribution, AAG [Sponsored]

The reverse mortgage industry is on the cusp of change, and few people understand that better than Jesse Allen from American Advisors Group. As executive vice president of alternative distribution for AAG, Allen is accountable for vision, strategy and execution for the company’s national field sales and wholesale originations business. Using his 30 years of […]

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 […]

New Google Ad Policy Could Impact Reverse Mortgage Business

Google will be implementing new targeting restrictions for its ads, preventing customers on its platform from targeting based on certain demographic factors including age. This is based on a communication that the tech giant distributed to users of its advertising platform, which was obtained by RMD. One of the newly-implemented restrictions involves targeting ads based […]

3 Tips for Reverse Mortgage Originators to Connect With Financial Planners

Financial planners account for significant potential as reverse mortgage referral partners due to the clients they have access to, and the steps those clients take to strategically employ their assets for their own financial security. That’s why reverse mortgage loan originators would do well to observe some key realities related to how they can forge […]

Reverse Mortgage Loan Officers Report a Summer Business Bump

Reverse mortgage loan officers across the country are seeing a noticeable uptick in reverse mortgage business compared with levels observed in the summer of 2019, which many estimate to be related to a confluence of factors like the additional stress created by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, along with a greater level of receptivity to the […]

Colorado Broker Brings Mobile Reverse Mortgage Office to Clients During Pandemic

Colorado-based reverse mortgage broker Silver Leaf Mortgage is taking a unique approach to continuing business in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Not content simply with digital meetings in connecting with potential borrowers who may prefer a face-to-face approach, Silver Leaf has taken the additional step of creating a fully-featured mobile office unit to bring […]

Tech Brings Forward and Reverse Mortgages Closer Together, Expanding Opportunity

As the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated the reverse mortgage industry to more quickly embrace new kinds of technologies in order to continue efficiently keeping the business moving, the additional benefit that comes with that transition is that operational processes are being brought more closely in-line with the way the traditional, forward mortgage space operates. This […]