We created this page so our customers can read about the experiences of other seniors that have applied for and gotten a reverse mortgage. We began posting these references in March of 2009 and will be adding more references as time goes on.
Dan and Rory,
I cannot recommend you highly enough. All reverse mortgage questions were answered promptly and clearly, and wise counsel made the required decisions easy. Your professionalism inspires confidence and the whole process was swift and painless. Many thanks!
To anyone interested in a Reverse Mortgage:
If you have done your research and decided that a Reverse Mortgage is the right choice for you to provide a more financially secure future, then you only have one more decision to make: Who are you going to choose to represent you during the process? Fortunately that decision can be very easy for you. Simply choose Dan and Rory Clark from Edgewater Funding, Inc. They recently helped us complete our Reverse Mortgage and are not only totally professional...they are a joy and a pleasure to work with as they complete the application process with you. We highly recommend Dan and Rory to help you with this important step in your financial planning!
M and K
Rory and Dan,
I'm so thankful you helped me through a very difficult time in my life. You explained everything to me so I could understand, with speed and accuracy. The Title company and Lender you selected were also very helpful and informative, as was my counselor and appraiser. All in all it was a job well done by everyone, but especially by both of you.
'My house is a very, very, very fine house,
with two cats in the yard...
life used to be so hard...
Now everything is easy 'cause of you!'
I feel so good now and can't thank you enough!
Cheryl E--Hillsboro, OR
Dear Dan and Rory,
We cannot thank you enough for your help in attaining our reverse mortgage. You met with us quickly, explained the process and loan papers clearly, stayed in close touch as the application went forward, and worked up to the last minute to obtain the best terms possible. Now we can stay in our comfortable old home as long as we wish!
Just as you came highly recommended by a friend of ours, we will tell other friends, really anyone thinking about a reverse mortgage, about your integrity, knowledge and experience as brokers.
We value your professionalism and now, your friendship.
G & S Y Oregon
Dear Dan and Rory
We want to express our appreciation for all the work you did to obtain our new reverse mortgage. Your effort to make this happen at a acrucial time was fantastic!
Your knowledge and follow through really was important inputting this loan together. You both are delightful to work with and we would not hesitate in referring anyone to you for their reverse mortgage!
Darryl and Dorothea B - Portland, OR
Dear Dan and Rory,
Nearly a year has elapsed since you secured our reverse mortgage. I shudder to think what would have happened to my wife, child and me had we not have obtained our reverse mortgage.
Your expertise in educating our real estate attorney and the title company were what made our reverse mortgage happen. Because you and Rory had such a complete knowledge of the subject, you were not only able to get us the best percentage, but also tens of thousands of dollars more than the other mortgage broker quoted. Similarly, what you and Rory accomplished for my friend, Wayne's reverse mortgage, was remarkable.
I will continue to refer my friends and business associates to you as long as you are active in reverse mortgages.
Best of luck to you and Rory.
Bob and Kathy S. - Bremerton WA
Dan and Rory are the most knowledgeable people in the reverse mortgage business. I was dealing with another firm for two months still had not had first face to face meeting a good friend of mine told me about Dan and how good he was so I called him and the next day Dan and Rory were at my house 100 miles away with everything needed to get started.They made the hold process painless. I consider Dan and Rory personal friends and it would have never happened without expertise of the process in these trouble times I can't thank them enough.
Wayne A - Olympia WA
Hi Dan and Rory,
Due to my Reverse Mortgage, which you two so expertly guided me through, I was able to quit my part time job at 75 and begin a whole new life. I would never have been able to attend a Christian Writer’s Conference in CA without that extra income. While there I met a rep with Guideposts Magazine, since then becoming a now and then contributor. I also have a new book out which I co-wrote with Darrell New Plenty Stars (a Lakota Sioux from SD’s Pine Ridge Indian Rez), titled: From the Flames of Wounded Knee to the Center of God’s Will. None of this would have been possible without the added income my Reverse Mortgage provided after having used much of my saving while taking care of my Alzheimer's stricken husband. How does a 77 year old widow say thank you for helping her start a whole new and exciting life?
Shirlee E. (Battle Ground, WA)
Dear Dan and Rory,
As you know, I started building my house here on the Oregon Coast just three years ago, and as is the case, more often than not, it ran over budget and left me with a mortgage I could not really afford. I took my social security at 62 and have been working part time jobs to supplement that. But, I'm not the spring chicken I used to be and knew that I would have to resolve the mortgage problem. As I sat quietly one evening, Reverse Mortgage came into my mind. I had some very negative impressions about RM from friends many years ago. I decided to do some internet research and found many sites that explained the "product" and the fact that the laws had been established by HUD to protect seniors. There was no negative reason why I shouldn't get a RM. Elderloan.com looked like the most straight forward and honest site I found. And, you were relatively close, 90 miles. I was surprised and pleased that you actually made the trip, but then, who wouldn't want to make a trip to the coast? You made the process personable and efficient and I do feel that I have made new friends. Anytime I talk about RM to my friends, I tell them I know capable, honest people that can help them. And, the best part; I can breathe again and stay in my home that I created for my heaven on earth.
And, I am going to take my first cruise of my life in July. I appreciate all that you have done for me and your willingness to go the extra miles. Thank you!
Elsa L. - Nehalem, OR
When we first contemplated a reverse mortgage we spoke with five different lending institutions. There was not one person that was more knowledgeable than you. Your concern for our interests was absolutely outstanding. We felt like we were doing business with a friend rather than an institution. Doing business with you has been like doing business the old fashioned way. Your personal attention, professionalism and prompt response to all of our questions, combined with excellent follow through had made these transactions almost effortless.
A special thank you to Rory for her excellent administrative assistance.
Roy and Heather A. - Mukilteo, WA
...if anyone I know starts talking about doing a reverse mortgage I will CERTAINLY recommend you. I have been singing your praises all along tho. Your professionalism and work ethics are tops. I really enjoyed getting to know you too and I will keep in touch.
Judy H - Bellingham WA
HI GUYS .THE SERVICE YOU PROVIDED US WAS OUTSTANDING AND MUCH APPRECIATED. I WILL BE HAPPY TO RECOMMEND YOU TO ANY ONE WE COME IN CONTACT WITH WHO IS IN NEED OF THIS SERVICE. KEEP UP THE HAPPY FACE AND BE WELL.
PETE/JAN W - Gresham OR
Dan and Rory are the best!!! Knowledgeable and honest. I talked with several different mortgage people before I spoke with them. Their experience made the whole process easy. If you want to work with capable people that have integrity, have Dan and Rory on your team!!!
Bobby M - Bremerton WA
I am 90 years old so needed a lot of help. Rory and Dan were always there with the right answers and so cheerfully given. They are such nice people I hope to keep their friendship always. I can't recommend them highly enough.
Miriam P - Tacoma WA
Dear Dan and Rory,
From the first "Hello" working with you both was an absolute pleasure! Every question was answered. Some even before I could ask them.
I feel like I have made two new friends. Thank you so much for "holding my hand" through the whole process.
Carol D. - Portland, OR