An investment firm with a stake in a leading reverse mortgage lender has again touted its presence in the space, touting the lender’s growth as a positive contributor to its diversified portfolio.
Longbridge Financial has made three new strategic hires in its wholesale division citing its growth in 2020, and is also developing a management training program open to people at all levels of the company.
Both the wholesale and retail segments of the reverse mortgage business saw increases in January 2021, though the way was led by wholesale according to data from Reverse Market Insight.
These four reverse mortgage lenders have been making moves and trying interesting things over the past several months, so don’t take your eyes off of them.
Global credit rating agency DBRS Morningstar has assigned a “good” ranking to Mahwah, N.J.-based reverse mortgage lender Longbridge Financial, in a move that Longbridge says will help to facilitate the creation of new products and features it can offer borrowers in the months and years to come. This is according to a release this week […]
Mahwah, N.J.-based reverse mortgage lender Longbridge Financial announced today the launch of a new mobile application (or “app”) designed to offer servicing information and interaction to its borrowers. Based on the tools offered by the servicing website the company launched in 2019, the app is available now for Apple devices running iOS from the platform’s […]
Death is always a disruptive occurrence, and in the realm of financial planning, it can be a critical point at which surviving heirs need to make some key decisions regarding the fate of a decedent’s estate and assets. For someone who had a reverse mortgage on his or her home at the time of death, […]
Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) endorsements fell by 9.4% in the month of November 2020, for a total of 3,390 loans according to the latest HECM Originators report from Reverse Market Insight (RMI). The fall comes in the midst of generally heightened reverse mortgage industry activity that has been taking place over the past few […]
Though the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic caused a great deal of turbulence and uncertainty in different parts of the reverse mortgage business, indications from lenders, brokers and originators signify that the economic situation created by the unique moment created additional interest in the reverse mortgage product category. For the new year, that has […]
Wholesale and correspondent mortgage lender and servicer Home Point Capital, Inc. filed for an initial public offering (IPO) through an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) late last week, the latest mortgage entity aiming to become publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Home Point, which owns an equity interest in […]