HECM Lenders – September 2018

HECM endorsement volume fell -9.9% to 2,880 loans in September, re-visiting the lows from June but not making new ones (yet?).

  • 9 of 10 regions were down, with the lone exception in New York/New Jersey which managed to grow 6.6% to 94 loans
  • Southeast/Caribbean was the best of the rest, dropping -2.5% to 585 loans

Lenders fared a little better, with 3 of the top 10 gaining in the month:

  • Liberty jumped 62.9% to 202 loans (3rd most for the month)
  • High Tech Lending grew 7.8% to 55 loans
  • Longbridge increased 7.4% to 58 loans

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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EDIT: An earlier version of this report neglected to report that Liberty also gained volume in the month.