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HECM Trends – July 2016

September 27, 2016

HECM endorsements are down -15.6% through July this year, but there are always some areas of the country doing well. We’ve picked out a few below but check the full report to find your closest growth area!

  • Colorado is a swing state in the election this year and is showing strength in other ways too, bucking broader reverse trends to grow 25.7% so far this year
  • Washington is solidly blue in the election but green for HECMs, growing 13.6% year to date

We can’t single out those two states without making a little joke about what they have in common (hint: reverse customers today used to be part of the Woodstock generation)

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HECM Trends

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HECM Originators – July 2016

September 19, 2016

HECM endorsements dropped -6.2% in July, with Retail giving back all of the gains in June on a -7.2% decline while Wholesale posted a fifth straight month of declines, down -4.8%. Even so, several companies showed impressive growth on the month in our page 4 rankings:

  • grew 26.9% from June and continues an impressive first year in the business with 300 loans year to date and 8th place ranking in July
  • Quontic Bank jumped 92.3% in July to 25 loans and 18th place on our list
  • Reverse Mortgage Funding’s retail team jumped 68.5% to 182 loans and 3rd place

Don’t forget to check out the rankings on page 3 (trailing twelve months with channel splits) and page 4 (single month retail only). If your company is not an FHA approved lender, these are the only industry rankings where you’ll appear!

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HECM Originators

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HECM Lenders – August 2016

September 1, 2016

HECM endorsements rose 24.1% in August to 4,387 loans in a welcome reprieve from the prior three months below the 4,000 loans/month level.

Volume was up across the board in all 10 regions, with the biggest jump in Rocky Mountain at 54.8% to 356 loans and that region’s highest monthly total in over 12 months.

Our top 10 lenders were a bit more varied, with only 7 of 10 growing but also some real standouts:

  • Reverse Mortgage Funding jumped 74.2% to 460 loans, good enough for third place on the month
  • Finance of America Reverse was just behind at 73.8% growth to 518 loans
  • High Tech Lending continues bounced back 71.3% to 137 loans from a disappointing July total to resume their impressive rise this year

If your company is FHA approved check out the rankings on page 5 of the report below. If your company is not FHA approved, watch out for our next edition of HECM Originators to find your ranking!

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