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  • Seniors now have a collective $7 trillion in home equity

    Housing wealth among the senior set reaches record levels
    Housing wealth for homeowners 62 and older continues to grow at a steady clip, reaching a record $7.05 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018. The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association revealed that senior housing wealth grew 1.4% in the last quarter thanks to an increase in senior home values.
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  • Senior Home Equity Holds Above $3 Trillion

    The amount of equity held in the homes of seniors held above $3 trillion in the first quarter of 2011 according to latest NRMLA/RISK SPAN Reverse Mortgage Market Index (RMMI). The RMMI fell by 3% to $3.2 trillion in the first quarter fueled by weakening in the housing market.  However, losses were mitigated by mortgage debt levels falling for the seventh consecutive quarter to the lowest levels since quarter 2 of 2007. “This index shows that seniors continue to have significant equity in their homes, despite modest declines in home prices,” said Peter Bell, President of the National Reverse
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