Reverse Mortgage Volume Continues to Fall, Top Lenders in April

Reverse mortgage endorsement volume for April came in at 5,511 units, down 5.3% from March according to data from Reverse Market Insight. Overall year to date volume is down just under 38% from 2009 at 25,986.  Active number of lenders continued to slide 7% from March.

Below is a list of the top reverse mortgage lenders through April 2010. Be sure to take a look at the commentary and report which goes into more detail below.


  • Monthly endorsement volume continues to decrease, with units coming in at 5,511 for the month, vs 5,822 in March.
  • Year to Date volume is down just under 38% from 2009, at 25,986 units.
  • Declines are hitting all regions of the country, with all HUD regions down within a range of 23% – 44%.
  • Drilling deeper, only two of the HUD Field Offices having growth over 2009 (Houston and New Orleans).
  • There are 1,658 active lenders thus far in 2010, a 25% decline from the same period in ’09.

April 2010 MIC Report

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