PRMI’s Sless Group Spearheads New Reverse Mortgage Video Series

Primary Residential Mortgage (PRMI)’s Steven J. Sless Group, the lender’s consumer-direct retail branch focused solely on reverse mortgages in Owings Mills, Md., has spearheaded the creation of a new, reverse mortgage-focused video series designed to appeal to seniors and to present accurate information about the reverse mortgage product category. Beginning this month and launching weekly […]

LIBOR Restriction Delay Decided With Reverse Mortgage Industry Input, Originators React

This week, the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA, or “Ginnie Mae”) announced that it had delayed a previously-declared January 1, 2021 restriction on the eligibility of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)-backed Securities (HMBS) for adjustable rate loans operating off of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) index to March 1, 2021. The delay for originators […]

Reverse Mortgage Lending Limit Rise Could Help Needs-Based High Value Homeowners

Reverse mortgage borrowers who have higher value homes and may still find themselves in an economically difficult situation may see the increase in the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) lending limit as a very helpful occurrence in the new year, according to one originator. Remaining 2020 reverse mortgage business around the country is also expected […]

Reverse Mortgage Originators: 2021 Lending Limit Encouraging, Changes Still Possible

The increase of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) lending limit to $822,375 in 2021 will prove to be a boon to opportunities available in the industry, allowing for originators to serve borrowers with higher value properties while also giving the reverse mortgage product category more prominence in the lending space. However, lending limits higher […]