Tag: Reverse Mortgage

Are Reserves Required on Reverse Mortgages?

Question: I have a 3-Unit Reverse Mortgage and am being asked to provide reserves.  Is this required by FHA? Answer: Per the HECM Guidelines and Financial Assessment Guide, there are NO listed requirements for reserves on any, one-four family units when underwriting a HECM.   On a regular FORWARD mortgage, yes, that would be a HUD guideline […]

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FHA HECM Appraisal Submission and Assessment Changes, Mortgagee Letter 2018-06, September 28, 2018, Effective October 1, 2018 [New MTP™- New FHA Requirement for HECM Loans!]

Written By: Tracey Rumsey, Staff Writer FHA is losing big money on their HECM program, which is also known as a Reverse Mortgage.  They believe that one of the biggest issues is the secured collateral.  If you work with HECM loans this is a must read as it will likely affect your loan process. Rule Synopsis: […]

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