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HECM Counseling for The New Reverse Mortgage

In 2012 HUD began fine tuning its HECM (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) program to make it more senior friendly. At that time they instituted the requirement that you complete mandatory HECM counseling seven days prior to starting any paperwork for a Reverse Mortgage. What is HECM counseling? Mandatory HECM counseling provides seniors with the necessary…