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Born in New York and raised in Pompano Beach, Florida, Jody Straher has over 30 years of residential loan management experience encompassing sales management, underwriting, loan processing, closing, construction administration and private banking. Her experience includes Conventional, Jumbo, and FHA, VA, USDA and Reverse Mortgage lending. Jody moved to Tavares, FL in 2004 with her husband, Bill Straher. In 2015, Jody decided to return to the role she enjoyed most by joining her husband, Bill, at Fairway Independent Mortgage to work directly with the consumer. Ultimately, what makes their partnership special is their shared values and commitment to what really matters to their clients: communication, trust, knowledge and timeliness. Jody is happiest when she is helping clients achieve their goals. As a Reverse Mortgage Planner, that can be solutions to age in place, improve monthly cash flow, make home improvements, relocate closer to family or simply sleep better knowing they have access to funds for an emergency. Several members of Jody’s family have benefited with a Reverse mortgage. She is passionate about educating consumers and financial advisors on the program. Jody is a member of the Christian Network Alliance.
Based in Mount Dora, FL
What Fairway customers are saying *
My wife and I really appreciated the huge financial help from Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. Our lives have been better than before. Thank you again.
Fairway was always professional, expedient, and truthful about the process of obtaining a reverse mortgage loan. No part of the process was concealed or confusing. It was a pleasure to work with Fairway and its representative.
This is an invaluable loan for seniors. The staff was terrific helping us navigate through the process and explaining the benefits this provides.
What is a Reverse Mortgage Loan?
A reverse mortgage is a unique loan that allows those 62 years of age and older to convert a portion of the equity they have built up in their homes into cash and defer repayment until they pass away or move out. The loan can provide you with cash that you can use now, help you develop a line of credit, and more, giving you more financial flexibility in retirement.
Benefits of A Reverse Mortgage
There are many incredible benefits to this unique loan, and it can be a great way way for you to feel secure in your retirement and provide you with the financial freedom you are looking for.
- No monthly mortgage payments except for taxes, insurance, and maintenance
- Growing line of credit (applies to unused funds)
- Increased discretionary cash flow
- Can sell YOUR home at any time
- Does not require payment until last living borrower permanently leaves the home
- Bridge the medicare gap
- Increase your purchasing power
Benefits of working with a Fairway loan officer in Mount Dora, FL
We Deliver On Customer Service
Our customers experience some of the fastest turn times in the industry. The Fairway reverse mortgage loan process is designed to exceed expectations, provide satisfaction and earn your trust.
Each Fairway loan officer is required to attend live training classes before he or she can originate a reverse mortgage loan. Our Reverse mortgage planners have access to a dedicated support staff and ongoing weekly educational training calls.
National In-Person Appointments
Fairway has offices located nationwide with trained reverse mortgage planners, giving us the ability to meet with you in a face-to-face setting.