Jack Guttentag examines over 20 reverse mortgage lender websites in a new column, finding only 6 lenders allow a borrower to comparison shop without identifying themselves prior to choosing a lender.
One reverse mortgage leader describes why the automation of certain customer relationship processes has helped streamline the experiences of clients and loan officers alike.
To close out Reverse Mortgage Daily’s industry coverage in 2020, we took a look at the top stories of the year that garnered the highest readership based on our internal data. To begin the new year, we also took a look at four key trends that the reverse mortgage industry should keep an eye out […]
Orange, Calif.-based reverse mortgage lender All Reverse Mortgage has been named as a finalist for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Awards for Ethics, in recognition of the company’s efforts to uphold integrity in its business practices and to proliferate trust among its customers. The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics were first established as a […]
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 […]
Reverse mortgage endorsement volume for April as reported by the Department of Housing and Urban Development earlier this week indicated a month-over-month decline of roughly 45% — to just over 1,600 loans. But the numbers aren’t reflective of what’s happening in the market, several industry sources have shared with RMD, particularly at a time when […]
Private reverse mortgages that do not involve the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program used to be used primarily for those with very high value homes. However, those products have evolved to encompass more utility for homes of lower values, particularly as rules governing HECM proceeds have changed. This is according […]
If the family members of a reverse mortgage borrower are on the cusp of losing their loved one, then there are certain steps that they should consider taking before the loan becomes due and payable when the borrower leaves the home. This is according to Michael Branson, president at All Reverse Mortgage in Orange, Calif., […]
In a compilation offering perspectives on critical skills for working in the real estate industry, a reverse mortgage professional is one of the experts cited in the full panel of professionals offering their ideas in a piece at Forbes. Michael Branson, CEO of All Reverse Mortgage in Orange, Calif., is the first of five real […]
Social media can be a powerful tool to leverage in marketing any kind of product, but finding the right place for it in marketing reverse mortgages can be complicated particularly because the products are geared toward the protected class of seniors. A panel of reverse mortgage marketing professionals all expressed different perspectives on how best […]