Washington Reverse Mortgages for a Better Retirement

There are many ways a reverse mortgage can make a retirement better, and once you understand all of them you may decide that this is a great opportunity for you. When you retire, these should be your golden years. This should be a time where you can sit back, relax, and enjoy your life. You’ve worked hard your entire life, now it’s your time to do the things you want to do and spend your time how you want to spend it.

Unfortunately, not everyone in Washington is in a financial situation to be able to take this kind of approach to life. In fact, many people who are approaching retirement still have a monthly mortgage to worry about, and still, have other bills that place a significant financial burden on them. For people in this situation they may feel that retirement is not an option they can consider now, perhaps they even feel they’ll never be able to retire. Sure, planning ahead and investing wisely sounds great in theory, but there are few absolutes in life. Not everyone can afford to invest, and not all investments pay off. If you feel like you are in this boat, and you’ll never be able to retire, there may be an option for you.

If you are at least 62 and own your home outright or owe little on it, then you can probably qualify for a reverse mortgage.

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What Is A WA Reverse Mortgage?

A reverse mortgage is exactly what its name implies, it is the opposite of a traditional mortgage. Instead of making payments to the mortgage company every month, they pay you instead. It’s a way to tap into the equity in your home.

How Can A Reverse Mortgage Make Your Retirement Better?

Imagine a world where all of the money in your home’s equity became accessible to you. Imagine a world where making monthly mortgage payments would never be your concern ever again. You don’t have to imagine this kind of world, you can experience it yourself if you get a reverse mortgage. The biggest way that this unique loan improves your retirement can be summed up in one word, freedom.

With a Washington reverse mortgage, you will be able to access the money you have spent years building up in your home’s equity. You don’t have to draw on that money, but having it available to you will completely change your mindset. You won’t have to hesitate if you are thinking about doing something like take a long vacation, you can simply do it. That doesn’t mean you should just blow through your home’s equity, but having access to it is definitely going to improve your life.

How many times over the course of your life have you had to sacrifice something because you had bills to pay? You had a family to raise, food to put on the table, and of course, that ever-present mortgage payment. So, why shouldn’t you be able to enjoy all of that you have worked so hard in life to attain? With a reverse mortgage, you can.

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Biggest Reverse Mortgage Companies Washington

Lender Loans Total Principal Limit
WELLS FARGO 4,349 1,065,870,593
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP 3,700 1,472,510,634
SEATTLE MORTGAGE COMPANY 2,749 587,203,599
BANK OF AMERICA 1,195 374,341,671
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 991 511,101,926
HIGH TECH LENDING INC 918 369,055,470
STAY IN HOME MORTGAGE INC 893 246,070,005
ONE REVERSE MORTGAGE LLC 811 253,037,680
FINANCE OF AMERICA REVERSE LLC 797 348,366,633
REVERSE MORTGAGE FUNDING LLC 724 367,350,025
FINANCIAL FREEDOM SENIOR FUNDING CORP 695 164,227,684
MUTUAL OF OMAHA MORTGAGE INC. 588 341,436,055
GENWORTH FINANCIAL HM EQUITY ACCESS INC 540 153,485,981
FRONTIER BANK 514 137,412,781
HOMESTREET BANK 428 125,321,478
OPEN MORTGAGE LLC 424 198,325,445
LOAN SERVICES INC 379 91,954,346
LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS INC 370 116,979,116
FINANCE OF AMERICA MORTGAGE LLC 368 175,977,925
METLIFE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 349 108,986,450

Since 2012

Lender Loans Total Principal Limit
AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP 3,484 1,424,524,904
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 989 510,732,926
HIGH TECH LENDING INC 827 342,952,970
REVERSE MORTGAGE FUNDING LLC 724 367,350,025
FINANCE OF AMERICA REVERSE LLC 620 300,804,200
MUTUAL OF OMAHA MORTGAGE INC. 588 341,436,055
ONE REVERSE MORTGAGE LLC 511 174,916,100
OPEN MORTGAGE LLC 424 198,325,445
FINANCE OF AMERICA MORTGAGE LLC 368 175,977,925
LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS INC 361 114,274,116

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Washington Reverse Mortgage Interest Rates

Current Rates

Date Fixed Rate Adjustable Rate
2019-01-01 4.89% 5.05%
2019-02-01 4.63% 5.15%
2019-03-01 4.79% 4.86%
2019-04-01 4.78% 4.79%
2019-05-01 5.04% 4.68%
2019-06-01 4.77% 4.55%
2019-07-01 4.81% 4.42%
2019-08-01 4.80% 4.11%
2019-09-01 4.73% 4.07%
2019-10-01 4.46% 4.13%
2019-11-01 4.18% 4.06%
2019-12-01 3.50% 4.16%
2020-01-01 4.04% 3.93%
2020-02-01 3.68% 3.93%
2020-03-01 4.56% 3.80%
2020-04-01 4.31% 3.63%
2020-05-01 3.39% 3.30%
2020-06-01 3.54% 3.08%
2020-07-01 3.79% 3.03%
2020-08-01 3.34% 3.04%
2020-09-01 3.36% 2.91%
2020-10-01 3.37% 2.89%
2020-11-01 3.41% 2.87%
2020-12-01 3.19% 2.78%
2021-01-01 3.03% 2.71%
2021-02-01 3.21% 2.63%
2021-03-01 3.24% 2.51%
2021-04-01 3.24% 2.49%
2021-05-01 3.30% 2.34%
2021-06-01 3.22% 2.25%
2021-07-01 3.20% 2.20%
2021-08-01 3.37% 2.21%
2021-09-01 3.50% 2.16%
2021-10-01 3.34% 2.19%
2021-11-01 3.44% 2.23%
2021-12-01 3.39% 2.26%
2022-01-01 3.29% 2.30%
2022-02-01 3.38% 2.39%
2022-03-01 3.32% 2.72%
2022-05-01 3.90% 3.64%
2022-04-01 3.65% 3.09%
2022-06-01 4.59% 3.97%
2022-07-01 5.30% 4.38%
2022-08-01 4.93% 4.97%
2022-09-01 5.25% 5.49%
2022-10-01 5.47% 5.86%
2022-11-01 5.68% 6.46%
2022-12-01 6.43% 6.91%
2023-01-01 6.99% 6.98%
2023-02-01 NA 7.10%
2023-03-01 6.81% 7.28%
2023-04-01 NA 7.04%
2023-05-01 NA 6.93%
2023-06-01 6.81% 7.11%
2023-08-01 NA 7.67%
2023-09-01 NA 7.67%
2023-10-01 6.93% 7.75%
2023-11-01 NA 7.67%
2023-12-01 NA 7.73%
2024-01-01 7.56% 7.52%
2024-02-01 NA 7.28%

Historic Rates

Date Fixed Rate Adjustable Rate
2016-01-01 4.97% 3.57%
2016-02-01 4.94% 3.69%
2016-03-01 4.92% 3.83%
2016-04-01 5.01% 4.00%
2016-05-01 5.06% 4.11%
2016-06-01 4.96% 4.14%
2016-07-01 4.96% 4.25%
2016-08-01 4.95% 4.30%
2016-09-01 4.92% 4.37%
2016-10-01 4.92% 4.63%
2016-11-01 5.01% 4.56%
2016-12-01 5.02% 4.65%
2017-01-01 4.95% 4.81%
2017-02-01 4.94% 4.77%
2017-03-01 4.90% 4.62%
2017-04-01 4.96% 4.53%
2017-05-01 4.99% 4.51%
2017-06-01 5.01% 4.40%
2017-07-01 4.95% 4.44%
2017-08-01 5.01% 4.48%
2017-09-01 4.94% 4.48%
2017-10-01 5.01% 4.47%
2017-11-01 4.90% 4.56%
2017-12-01 4.84% 4.64%
2018-01-01 4.82% 4.67%
2018-02-01 4.87% 4.75%
2018-03-01 4.76% 4.66%
2018-04-01 4.75% 4.82%
2018-05-01 4.67% 4.92%
2018-06-01 4.63% 4.77%
2018-07-01 4.70% 4.78%
2018-08-01 4.65% 4.76%
2018-09-01 4.67% 4.86%
2018-10-01 4.52% 4.80%
2018-11-01 4.73% 5.06%
2018-12-01 4.54% 5.05%

Top Cities in Washington by Total HECM Loans Originated

Rank City Zip Total
1 SEQUIM 98382 469
2 EDMONDS 98026 396
3 SPOKANE 99205 357
4 SEATTLE 98118 350
5 ARLINGTON 98223 320
6 VANCOUVER 98682 318
7 CAMANO ISLAND 98282 313
8 ANACORTES 98221 304
9 SHELTON 98584 299
10 KIRKLAND 98034 294
11 SNOHOMISH 98290 287
12 SEATTLE 98115 284
13 PORT ORCHARD 98366 281
14 LONGVIEW 98632 281
15 EVERETT 98203 278
16 SEATTLE 98125 276
17 FEDERAL WAY 98023 273
18 EVERETT 98208 273
19 MARYSVILLE 98270 273
20 TACOMA 98407 272
21 SPOKANE 99208 270
22 BELLINGHAM 98226 266
23 PORT ANGELES 98362 257
24 REDMOND 98052 255
25 VANCOUVER 98664 252
26 PORT ORCHARD 98367 252
27 KIRKLAND 98033 246
28 VANCOUVER 98662 246
29 WENATCHEE 98801 243
30 GIG HARBOR 98335 240

HECM Housing Counselors

URBAN LEAGUE OF METROPOLITAN SEATTLE
105 14TH AVE SUITE 200
SEATTLE, WA 98122-5569
(206) 461-3792
http://www.urbanleague.org

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