Items Tagged with 'HECM loan limits'

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  • Here are the top 10 reverse mortgage stories of 2018

    A recap of the news that caught your attention this year
    It’s been an eventful year in the reverse mortgage industry. The HECM space saw new proprietary products enter the market, adjusted to a new second-appraisal rule, and witnessed volume plummet. We drilled down on our article stats to find out what reverse mortgage stories got the most attention this year, shedding light on the topics our audience found most interesting in 2018.
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  • Is the FHA about to raise the HECM lending limit?

    And what would this mean for reverse mortgages?
    Last week, the FHFA raised conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, leaving some to wonder if an increase in HECM loan limits from the FHA will follow. If the FHA opts to increase the limit for the third consecutive year, it could be raised by about $46,000 to $726,525. How will this impact HECMs and what will it mean for the developing proprietary market?
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