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Zillow Partners With Builders

Zillow on Thursday announced partnerships with 11 home building companies across the country to help home sellers move into their new construction home without the hassle and stress of selling their existing home traditionally by using Zillow Offers. Read more…

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Retirement Trends of Baby Boomers

Baby boomers are entering retirement with the confidence that the best years are still to come. Rightfully so, considering boomers are the first generation to grow up expecting life to continue improving. Read more…

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55+ Housing Market Still Going Strong

As more Baby Boomers look not just to downsize but to “rightsize” in their retirement years, the 55+ housing market is humming along nicely, showing solid activity despite the faltering state of the overall market. Keep reading…

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FHA Changes Rules for First-Time Condo Buyers

The federal agency released new guidelines Wednesday for the types of mortgages it will insure at condominiums. Just 6.5% of the 150,000 condominium developments in the United States were previously eligible for FHA-backed mortgages. Keep reading…

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How Advances in Fintech Help You

Financial technology — or fintech, for short — has increased competition in the advice business via automated online platforms. Yet at the same time, advisors have found that those digital advances have bolstered their ability to serve clients, both by freeing up their time and helping their businesses run more efficiently. Keep reading…

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Streamline a Gray Divorce

Gray divorce, a term used to describe a divorce that takes place for couples over the age of 50, continues to rise in the United States. According to 2017 data compiled by the Pew Research Center, the rates of gray divorce have doubled since 1990, and the reverse mortgage industry has taken notice by viewing that […]

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Pre-Retirees Aren’t Realistic About Retirement Expenses

In the first study, the Hearts & Wallets financial research firm, asked 495 “late career” workers age 53 to 64 whether they thought they’d spend more, less or the same on key expenses in retirement than they currently do. Keep reading…

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Senior Care Expert: Spending Time with Pets Aids Older Adults

Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings, with nearly half saying they often feel lonely, the survey also found. Regular interaction with animals can help to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness in older adults, according to Home Instead Inc. Keep reading…

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AAG’s High-Functioning Wholesale Channel Offers Robust Support

To complement AAG’s fixed- and adjustable rate HECMs, the company successfully set out to offer reverse mortgages for owners of higher-value homes that appraised for more than the government’s HECM limits. These proprietary fixed, flex and select products now offer loan limits of up to $4 million. Keep reading…

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Zip Codes: Sharp Increases in Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers are on the move, and it’s not just to the warmer Southern states. While the South continues to appeal to this age group, Boomers also are moving westward, notably to cities like Las Vegas and Phoenix. Keep reading…

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