UBS Makes Move Into Warehousing Reverse Mortgages

While certain big banks recently announced they were exiting the reverse mortgage space, UBS says it’s getting back into the business by providing warehouse lines to lenders. The company quietly added its first client in May and is looking for new customers to add to its roster. “We’re looking to add more people and are […]

Warehouse Lenders See Good Reason to be Bullish on HECMs

Origination News is reporting that warehouse lenders speaking at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Secondary Market Conference were bullish on funding HECM loans. HECMs are a nice piece of business for Texas Commercial Bank, said Jack Nunnery, senior vice president of the bank. He said Texas Commercial is committed to providing financing for those loans, […]

Security One Lending Increases Reverse Mortgage Warehousing Capacity

Security One Lending and Texas Capital Bank have agreed to double the size of its existing warehousing facility said a company statement.  The increase funding capacity comes at a time when Security One Lending has doubled it business since early March with the acquisition of OMNI reverse mortgage.   “Texas Capital Bank has been a tremendous […]

Security One and Silvergate Announce Warehouse Lending Relationship

Security One Lending announced it has entered into a strategic warehousing relationship with LaJolla, California based Silvergate Bank.  Security One Lending represents Silvergate’s first warehousing client, and the firms funded their first transaction on Friday, April 24th. “Warehouse lending has been, and continues to be, the major issue for non-depository mortgage banking firms” said Torrey […]

Reverse Mortgage Business Lacks Warehouse Lending Needed To Grow

Despite rumors that Wells Fargo and GMAC’s ResCap are getting back into warehouse lending, independent reverse mortgage bankers’ resources are being pushed to the limit and loans are taking longer to close than usual due to a lack of funding from a shrinking number of warehouse lenders, RMD’s sources say. Recent estimates from The Warehouse […]

Reverse Mortgage Warehouse Lines

Over the past year I have spoken to a few different companies that provide warehouse lines for reverse mortgage production, but I haven’t seen any lenders really advertise it.  Not that I really blame them because it adds a huge layer of risk to fund a product like reverse mortgages that are so new and […]