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Important Notification

Effective: All HECM Counseling Sessions / Certificates dated 10/02/2009 and onwards 

Dear Valued Partner,

Beginning Oct 2, 2009 only FHA approved HECM Counselors are allowed to offer Counseling to Borrowers. The key aspects of this requirement are:

  1. The Counselors must be employed with an FHA Approved HECM Counseling Agency (or Affiliate of a HUD-approved Intermediary or a State Housing Finance Agency)
  2. The HECM Counseling Certificate (Form # 92902) MUST be generated through FHA Connection.

You may direct your borrowers to the website to locate and select a HUD Approved Counseling Agency convenient to them.
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Note: HECM Counseling Certificates dated until 10/01/2009 continue to be valid for the usual term of 180 days.

If you need assistance, please contact your Account Executive> at (800) 453-7884.

Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc.
18303 Gridley Road
Cerritos, CA,
Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. is licensed by the Department of Corporations under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act and holds a California Finance Lender License (603 0119) and a Corporation Real Estate Brokers License (00793885). Refer to to see where SWMC is a licensed lender. In all states, the principal licensed office of Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. is 18303, Gridley Road in Cerritos, CA 90703; Toll Free: (800) 453-7884. All Sun West programs are subject to change without notice.