Top Reverse Mortgage Lenders Through July 2009

Below is a list of the top HECM lenders through July 2009.  Be sure to check out the commentary and link below which goes into more detail.


  • Volume rebounded a bit from the prior two months, coming in at 9,830 units, up from 8,633 in June and 8,396 in May.  
  • YTD volume is now virtually dead even with 2008 levels, at 68,724 units.
  • Of the top 10 lenders, 7 have increased volume over 2008 levels, led by One Reverse Mortgage and Money House Inc, each growing at a 500% + clip.
  • On the competitive front, there have been 2,603 active lenders thus far in 2009, an 11.5% increase over 2008.
  • Our Endorsements per Lender metric ticked up a bit for the month.
  • Despite the overall disconnect seen in endorsement volume growth and active lender growth, we are seeing some areas where the two are more closely aligned, a stark contrast to last year, and even most of 2009:  Pacific/Hawaii (-6.6% Endorsement, -6.5% Lender), Southwest (12.9% Endorsement, 14.2% Lender), New York/New Jersey (28.1% Endorsement, 18.9% Endorsement) and Northwest/Alaska (10.5% Endorsement, 11.1% Lender).

July 2009 MIC Summary Report

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