Using a Reverse Mortgage to Plan a Comfortable Retirement in Tennessee

The home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) is an option that more and more people are taking advantage of in the state of Tennessee. In an ideal world, we would all have more than enough money for retirement. We would have retirement accounts we have built up for years, pensions, and all of our bills paid off. With a financial situation like this, we would be free to enjoy our retirement without having to worry about money ever again.

Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to be in this type of financial situation. In fact, more than a few people in TN lack sufficient savings to retire comfortably on, and most of these people are still burdened by debt including a mortgage payment. If this describes your situation, then you are probably wondering how you can afford to retire. Part of the answer could be getting a reverse mortgage.

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A Tennessee Reverse Mortgage Can Help Ease Your Money Problems

One of the nice things about a reverse mortgage is that the proceeds can be used to eliminate your monthly mortgage payment. Suddenly, all of that money you have been spending each month is freed up. Then, you can further ease your financial burden by using the equity in your home to pay off some or all of the rest of your debt. Now, you have gone from being worried about how you are going to pay your bills to significantly reducing these concerns.

You may not have as much money saved up as you wish you had, but if you can effectively reduce your bills to a minimum amount, then you won’t need a lot of money. You’ll be able to apply for social security, plus any savings you do have will go a lot farther when you aren’t paying on a bunch of different debts every month. In other words, you’ll be able to make up for the fact that you may not have been able to, or had the foresight to, plan properly for retirement. With a reverse mortgage, you can go from lacking the financial resources you need to enjoy your retirement, to having the money you need to improve your quality of life.

Do the Things You Have Always Wanted to Do

When you no longer have to worry about how to make a monthly mortgage payment that can free you up on an emotional and financial level to enjoy life like never before. On top of that, knowing that you have access to cash when you need it in the form of equity in your house that you can draw from is also incredibly beneficial. That means that you don’t have to save money for years in order to pay for a dream vacation. You can use the money you have already saved, in the form of the mortgage payments you have been making, to do things like taking a trip that you have always wanted to go on.

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Leading Tennessee Reverse Mortgage Companies

Lender Loans Total Principal Limit
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP 2,911 582,532,985
WELLS FARGO 1,378 211,473,964
ONE REVERSE MORTGAGE LLC 1,180 189,103,508
NEW CASTLE MORTGAGE LLC 1,085 225,544,055
MORTGAGE SOUTH OF TENNESSEE 920 108,085,881
FOUNTAIN CITY FUNDING INC. 647 117,242,783
FINANCE OF AMERICA REVERSE LLC 635 121,171,555
METLIFE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 491 87,089,530
FINANCIAL FREEDOM SENIOR FUNDING CORP 441 56,210,024
FIRSTBANK 430 83,253,751
PEOPLES HOME EQUITY INC 321 57,412,844
BANK OF AMERICA 289 54,925,663
MORTGAGE SOUTH OF TENNESEE 279 68,419,809
LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS INC 253 41,257,650
GENERATION MORTGAGE COMPANY 194 36,328,020
MORTGAGE INVESTORS GROUP 183 39,237,426
COUNTRYWIDE BANK FSB 175 23,733,800
REVERSE MORTGAGE FUNDING LLC 173 45,201,771
TRANSLAND FINANCIAL SERVICES INC 170 22,074,448
USA MORTGAGE INC 170 31,595,985

Since 2012

Lender Loans Total Principal Limit
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP 2,545 525,618,425
NEW CASTLE MORTGAGE LLC 672 152,276,777
ONE REVERSE MORTGAGE LLC 659 116,046,348
FOUNTAIN CITY FUNDING INC. 463 86,158,575
FIRSTBANK 366 73,333,801
FINANCE OF AMERICA REVERSE LLC 343 86,030,675
MORTGAGE SOUTH OF TENNESEE 279 68,419,809
LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS INC 236 39,344,150
PEOPLES HOME EQUITY INC 216 41,003,774
REVERSE MORTGAGE FUNDING LLC 173 45,201,771

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Reverse Mortgage Interest Rates Tennessee

Current Rates

Date Fixed Rate Adjustable Rate
2019-01-01 4.52% 4.97%
2019-02-01 4.95% 5.16%
2019-03-01 NA 4.95%
2019-04-01 4.88% 5.12%
2019-05-01 NA 4.90%
2019-06-01 4.87% 4.97%
2019-07-01 NA 4.51%
2019-08-01 NA 4.49%
2019-09-01 NA 4.12%
2019-10-01 4.28% 4.26%
2019-11-01 NA 4.36%
2019-12-01 NA 4.27%
2020-01-01 NA 4.07%
2020-02-01 NA 3.92%
2020-03-01 NA 4.16%
2020-04-01 NA 3.64%
2020-05-01 3.18% 3.55%
2020-06-01 4.12% 3.27%
2020-07-01 3.76% 3.31%
2020-08-01 3.18% 3.07%
2020-09-01 3.06% 3.18%
2020-10-01 3.08% 3.04%
2020-11-01 3.31% 3.04%
2020-12-01 NA 2.94%
2021-01-01 2.99% 2.93%
2021-02-01 3.10% 2.79%
2021-03-01 4.18% 2.55%
2021-04-01 3.39% 2.54%
2021-05-01 3.50% 2.34%
2021-06-01 NA 2.27%
2021-07-01 3.25% 2.33%
2021-08-01 3.31% 2.35%
2021-09-01 3.56% 2.26%
2021-10-01 NA 2.19%
2021-11-01 3.35% 2.21%
2021-12-01 3.54% 2.35%
2022-01-01 3.27% 2.48%
2022-02-01 3.42% 2.52%
2022-03-01 3.62% 2.94%
2022-05-01 NA 3.88%
2022-04-01 3.81% 3.25%
2022-06-01 4.01% 4.09%
2022-07-01 4.31% 4.73%

Historic Rates

Date Fixed Rate Adjustable Rate
2016-01-01 4.98% 3.47%
2016-02-01 4.97% 3.67%
2016-03-01 5.06% 3.75%
2016-04-01 5.05% 3.83%
2016-05-01 5.06% 3.97%
2016-06-01 5.06% 4.00%
2016-07-01 5.06% 4.15%
2016-08-01 5.05% 4.25%
2016-09-01 5.02% 4.45%
2016-10-01 5.06% 4.36%
2016-11-01 4.94% 4.58%
2016-12-01 5.03% 4.57%
2017-01-01 4.96% 4.66%
2017-02-01 5.04% 4.47%
2017-03-01 4.93% 4.49%
2017-04-01 4.97% 4.27%
2017-05-01 5.04% 4.41%
2017-06-01 5.01% 4.39%
2017-07-01 5.06% 4.40%
2017-08-01 4.97% 4.48%
2017-09-01 5.00% 4.54%
2017-10-01 5.05% 4.45%
2017-11-01 5.05% 4.54%
2017-12-01 5.06% 4.62%
2018-01-01 4.72% 4.65%
2018-02-01 4.81% 4.56%
2018-03-01 4.90% 4.56%
2018-04-01 4.74% 4.63%
2018-05-01 4.85% 4.79%
2018-06-01 4.78% 4.66%
2018-07-01 4.62% 4.72%
2018-08-01 4.98% 4.74%
2018-09-01 4.77% 4.79%
2018-10-01 4.50% 5.01%
2018-11-01 4.49% 4.91%
2018-12-01 4.50% 4.96%

Top Cities in Tennessee by Total HECM Loans Originated

Rank City Zip Total
1 NASHVILLE 37207 1,583
2 KNOXVILLE 37914 1,324
3 MEMPHIS 38128 1,278
4 CHATTANOOGA 37421 813
5 CLEVELAND 37311 385
6 MARYVILLE 37803 348
7 CROSSVILLE 38572 348
8 KINGSPORT 37660 342
9 MURFREESBORO 37130 336
10 FRANKLIN 37064 283
11 JOHNSON CITY 37604 260
12 HENDERSONVILLE 37075 245
13 SEVIERVILLE 37876 232
14 CLARKSVILLE 37042 228
15 JACKSON 38301 195
16 HIXSON 37343 193
17 BRISTOL 37620 163
18 GALLATIN 37066 160
19 COOKEVILLE 38501 155
20 LEBANON 37090 147
21 COLUMBIA 38401 146
22 GREENEVILLE 37743 145
23 OOLTEWAH 37363 143
24 MORRISTOWN 37814 140
25 LOUDON 37774 137
26 BRENTWOOD 37027 133
27 CORDOVA 38018 120
28 MOUNT JULIET 37122 118
29 ANTIOCH 37013 117
30 MADISON 37115 112

Housing Counselors

PARTNERSHIP FOR FAMILIES, CHILDREN AND ADULTS/CCCS OF CHATTANOOGA
5600 BRAINERD RD STE 1
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37411-5373
(423) 490-5620
http://www.CreditHelpToday.org

WOODBINE COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
643 SPENCE LN
NASHVILLE, TN 37217-1141
(615) 850-3452
http://www.woodbinecommunity.org/

RESIDENTIAL RESOURCES, INC.
604 GALLATIN AVE STE 103
NASHVILLE, TN 37206-3475
(615) 650-9779
http://residentialresourcesinc.com

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