A look at Biden’s first week in office

This episode reviews last week’s inauguration of President Joe Biden, examining which housing issues the new administration has already taken action on.

Biden’s executive order will extend foreclosure moratorium

President Biden revealed his plan to sign 17 executive orders his first day in office, including am extension of the eviction and foreclosure moratorium to at least March 31.

If consumers aren’t holding lenders back, then who or what is?

The challenge for lenders and investors is understanding how to meet borrowers where they are without layering on risk or getting bogged down in third-party intermediation.

HomeBridge’s Brian White on diversity at a practical level

HomeBridge's Brian “Woody” White discusses ways to increase diversity within the housing finance industry.

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Reverse mortgages are the craze, but are they too risky?

At a time when many retiring baby-boomers are considering reverse mortgages, a Money Magazine article on the CNNMoney website dares to ask whether the proposition of using home equity as cash is really safe for senior citizens.

The writer Beth Braverman goes beyond the basic coverage of the product and asks her readers whether “borrowers who take the loan too soon, or spend the payout too quickly, could end up without a source of equity to fall back on — and might even lose their homes.”

Braverman also covers the advantages and benefits of a reverse mortgage.

Click here to read more.

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