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All Reverse Mortgage, Inc. (ARLO™) is proud to be Washington's #1 Rated Reverse Mortgage Lender by the BBB with a Perfect 5.0 Stars and A+ Exemplary Rating. We currently lend in 16 states and our headquartered in Southern California.
All Reverse Mortgage was incorporated in CA November 2004 and as the name implies, the only loan product that All Reverse Mortgage, Inc. (ARLO™) originates is in fact, the reverse mortgage.
We’re committed to be your lender because you deserve the best rate at the lowest price possible.
We’re a HUD Approved direct lender lending the national HECM programs and offer a suit of Non-FHA & Jumbo Reverse Mortgages to better suit homeowners in SoCal with higher value homes over the national 2024 lending limit of $1,149,825.
We welcome you to compare our reviews and our lower rates and closing costs to any other major lender! The difference is clear, and we can’t wait to show you!
Port Orchard Reverse Mortgage Facts
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HUD Approved Direct Lender
All Reverse Mortgage, Inc. (ARLO™) is approved with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to originate, underwrite and close the HUD Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM, or "Heck-um"). The HECM is HUD's acronym for their reverse mortgage loan.
All Reverse Mortgage, Inc. (ARLO™) originates in Port Orchard and closes both refinance loans, where borrowers already own their home and are looking to either pay off their existing loan and have no more monthly mortgage payment, utilize their equity for other purposes if they have no existing loan, or possibly a combination of both.
About All Reverse Mortgage®
The owners and management of All Reverse were part of the team that wrote and sold the first fixed rate jumbo reverse mortgage in 2008 and as such, have extensive experience in jumbo or proprietary loan programs as well. We are always looking for new products to offer to borrowers of high valued homes in the higher home priced markets that the HUD HECM may just not serve as well. Jumbo or proprietary programs typically offer much lower Principal Limits as they relate to values though so not all borrowers are better served with the jumbo programs.
Only a seasoned originator can readily inform borrowers which program will best suit their needs and the positives and negatives of each so that the borrower can make an informed decision. It is no longer uncommon anywhere in the country for a market to be a solid HUD HECM market and then within just a short distance for a niche jumbo market to be located where there is a need for a jumbo program.
Therefore, homeowners aged 62 and above in all markets have seen that the reverse mortgage can be a very solid financial tool and many are now seeking the reverse mortgage to augment their retirement plans and not so much as a mortgage of last resort. Everything from the elimination of the existing mortgage payments to the line of credit that grows that grows make reverse mortgage borrowers understand that this program allows them to utilize their homes to not only live comfortably in their family home, but to plan for the future as well.
In 1854, the first European-Americans, William Renton and Daniel Howard, settled Port Orchard after setting up a sawmill there. It was originally mapped out in 1886 by Frederick Stevens, who named the new location after his father. But shortly thereafter, the U.S. Navy sought a suitable location for another installation on the West Coast, and found it in Orchard Bay with the help of Sidney’s residents.
Today, Port Orchard is the county seat of Kitsap County. It is located 13 miles west of Seattle, connected to Seattle and Vashon Island via the Washington State Ferries run to Southworth. It is named after Port Orchard, the strait that separates Bainbridge Island from the Kitsap Peninsula and had an estimated population of 14,597 as of 2019.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Port Orchard has a total area of 8.5 square miles, only 7.3 square miles of which are land and 1.3 square miles of which are water. As of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $34,020, and the median income for a family was $41,946. About 10.9% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.
Port Orchard maintains a warm, temperate climate with cold fronts and moisture from the Pacific Ocean. The area sees 153 days of sunshine each year compared to the national average of 205. It also receives 47 inches of precipitation per year, with 7 inches of snow. In addition, Port Orchard has an average high temperature of 76 degrees, and an average low of 37 degrees.
14.9 percent of Port Orchard’s population is made up of seniors that are at least 65 years old, based on U.S. Census Bureau data. Of Port Orchard’s senior population, 76 percent (accounting for 715 households) are also homeowners as opposed to renters. That means there’s a dedicated community of seniors that call Port Orchard their long-term home.
Thousands of the senior households in Port Orchard may be eligible to obtain a reverse mortgage. Several of these older homeowners have already done their research and begun using reverse mortgages to support their retirement needs.
Compared with the average home price in Washington, Port Orchard’s median home price is less than the rest of the state at $546,329, according to the Zillow Home Value Index as of January 2023. Prices in the area have increased 10.8% over the past year.
Some homes in Port Orchard may be worth more than this median value. If your home has been appraised for more than the 2023 HUD lending limit of $1,149,825, you may still be able to tap into your home equity with the help of a reverse mortgage.
If you're a homeowner who fits this description and you're interested in using a reverse mortgage to supplement your retirement, you might want to consider a jumbo reverse mortgage, from which you may be able to access a greater portion of your home equity than you otherwise would with a FHA-insured HECM loan.
Reverse mortgages might not be the perfect solution for every homeowner, but depending on your particular situation, a HECM could be something to consider as you approach your retirement years.
If you reside in Port Orchard All Reverse Mortgage, Inc. (ARLO™) is here to answer your questions. Access our online calculator to estimate your reverse mortgage lending limit or call us Toll Free (800) 565-1722