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  • HECM margins increase for the first time in a year

    December sees margins inch upward
    Margins on adjustable-rate reverse mortgages increased in December for the first time in 12 months, according to Baseline Reverse’s latest Margin Report. Lender margins for the month averaged 1.98% in December, up from November's adjusted average of 1.95% and marking the first time margins have reversed the downward trajectory they've experienced throughout 2018.
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  • HECM margins hover in 2% range

    Market finds competitive footing after volatile year
    Margins on adjustable-rate reverse mortgage loans averaged 1.96% in November, according to Baseline Reverse's latest Margin Report. This represents only a slight dip from previous months and suggests that margins have stabilized as lenders adjust to product changes.
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  • HECM margins remain stable at 1.98%

    Reverse mortgage lenders find balance after a tough year
    Margins on adjustable-rate reverse mortgage loans averaged 1.98% in October, according to HECM analytics provider Baseline Reverse. "We continue to see stabilization around the 2% margin as the market appears to have found its competitive footing," said Baseline President Dan Ribler.
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  • HECM margins stabilize at 2%

    Baseline Margin Report suggests lenders have adapted to new rules
    Margins on adjustable-rate reverse mortgage loans averaged 2% in September, according to HECM analytics provider Baseline. The average margin rate is up slightly from 1.99% in August, indicating that it is remaining relatively stable now that the industry has adapted to reverse mortgage program changes that went into effect in October 2017.
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