Reverse Lender Accused of Misleading Advertising
A reverse mortgage lender has settled allegations that it used deceptive advertising in its direct mail marketing campaign.
FHA Reducing Risk on HECMs
The Federal Housing Administration is taking steps to address heightened risk from mortgagees that are pushing borrowers to take maximum draws on reverse mortgages as early as possible.
The LinkedIn Phenomenon
LinkedIn has turned into a powerful tool for the business world. And while there are many steps that can enhance its effectiveness, there are also practices that should be avoided.
Settlement Reached Over Deceptive Mortgage Ads
A home builder accused of deceiving prospective borrowers about the true cost of their residential loans has agreed to a settlement.
Mortgage Lead Firm Settles Deception Charges
A company that generates mortgage leads has settled allegations that it deceived prospective borrowers about the rates and products it was advertising.
Anti-Crapo Ads Aimed at Protecting GSE Shareholders
Negative advertisements targeting senators who support potential legislation to overhaul U.S. mortgage finance are designed to protect the interests of government-sponsored enterprise shareholders.
Survey Provides Insight Into Loan Originators
Most loan originators are happy with their current employers, and their reasons why vary. For those who are considering a change, recruiters should consider two factors.
Final Guidance Issued for Social Media
Final guidance for the use of social media by mortgage lenders and financial institutions acknowledges the value of the medium while discussing the risks and requirements for social media users.
Originators Get Some Promotional Help from FHFA
Mortgage loan originators are getting help generating new business from an unlikely source -- the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Mortgage Broker Hit With $7.5 Million Penalty
A mortgage broker that specializes in home loans for veterans has been hit with a $7.5 million penalty because of alleged illegal telephone calls and deceptive advertising.