HECM endorsements dropped dramatically in May to 3,646 loans – a full -14.1% decline from April. That’s the lowest monthly total since August 2014 as the industry struggled with the implementation of initial utilization restrictions.
All 10 regions of the country were down in the month, but 4 of the top 10 lenders improved:
- Finance of America Reverse grew 22.2% to 330 loans
- High Tech Lending increased 15.6% to 104 loans
- RMF and Synergy One grew 5% and 2%, respectively
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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