As alternative home equity tapping companies increasingly target the senior demographic, the reverse mortgage industry may want to take note. RMD speaks to leaders of three alternative equity companies to gauge their success since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newport Beach, Calif.-based alternative equity tapping company QuantmRE has launched a $1.07 million financing campaign through a crowd-funding platform, and has taken aim at a demographic of potential customers that normally interact with the reverse mortgage product category. This is based on an interview with QuantmRE CEO Matthew Sullivan conducted by RMD. Part of the […]
A reverse mortgage allows senior citizens to access the equity they’ve built up in their homes in order to access additional cash to accomplish certain goals. Whether that’s making ends meet during their post-working years, to finance a home improvement project, to pay for some kind of care or to tap a more stable resource […]
As more seniors debate additional financial options to make ends meet in order to deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, tapping home equity by use of a reverse mortgage seems to have entered into the conversation for many American seniors. While reverse mortgage originators have had to adjust to something of […]
In addition to the plethora of proprietary reverse mortgage products that have started to become increasingly prevalent in the industry, there have also been a series of products that allow some homeowners to tap the equity in their homes without relying on a debt-based loan. The increasing availability of alternative equity tapping tools – including […]
The partial shutdown of the United States federal government that is currently in effect has become the longest one in history, ending its 31st consecutive day on Monday and having widespread ramifications for over 800,000 federal workers and dozens of federal agencies. While direct ramifications to the production of reverse mortgage business have been minimal […]
The leadership team behind a new equity release product made available at the end of 2018 understands that it is competing with standard home equity conversion products like reverse mortgages, but also say that the increasing prevalence of tools dedicated to tapping home equity is helpful in educating prospective customers about ways in which they […]