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Jun 16 2017

June 15th, 2017 | by Alex Spanko | HECM, News, Open Mortgage, Reverse Mortgage Back in 2015, when Open Mortgage first entered the wholesale reverse-mortgage marketplace, the Austin, Texas-based firm was mostly just doing a favor for one of its former employees. It all started when an employee-turned-broker provided a lead on an interested borrower, […]

Jun 15 2017

May was another busy month for the mortgage industry. Here are some recent articles, highlights, and homeowner tips: U.S. pending home sales fall; housing market recovery intact Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell for a second straight month in April amid a supply squeeze. However, the housing market recovery remains supported by a […]

Jun 14 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Open Mortgage LLC, a leading provider of traditional and reverse mortgages throughout the United States, announced their expanded Wholesale Program for Traditional and Reverse (HECM) Channels. “By joining the Open Mortgage Wholesale Program, partners have access to an extensive network of loan programs, training, marketing, and loan tools. These […]

Apr 19 2017

Over the past several years the economy has improved. The stock market recently reached an all time high, investments have risen, and the unemployment rate has dropped. Now that the economy has improved, interest rates are starting a slow climb to pre-2008 levels. Recently, the Federal Reserve increased the interest rates by a quarter of […]

Dec 12 2016

With less than a month until 2017, the mortgage and housing industries are as active as ever.  Here are some interesting new articles on industry trends and news: Realtor.com 2017 National Housing Forecast Realtor.com, one of the most popular online real estate websites, has released its 2017 housing forecast. The forecast provides useful predictions and […]

Nov 23 2016

It’s been a busy few weeks when it comes to mortgage-related news. Here are some highlights: President-elect Trump vs Mortgage Rates You might have heard, we just had an election! President-elect Trump’s economic policies will have a powerful impact on the mortgage industry. This article analyzes some mortgage industry predictions and scenarios that could happen […]

Jun 13 2016

AUSTIN, Texas, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Open Mortgage, known in the industry for its process innovation and exceptional service, recently announced they have been approved as a seller with the Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae. “This approval opens up new opportunities that we are very excited about,” said Scott Gordon, Open […]