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Reverse Mortgage

Use a Reverse Mortgage to Pay for Healthcare Costs

When it comes to reverse mortgage there are plenty of options. You can choose a reverse mortgage fixed rate where you take out a lump sum at the beginning of the loan or an  adjustable-rate reverse mortgage where you can set up a line of credit or tenure payments. A reverse mortgage can be either […]

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Financial Hardship in a Reverse Mortgage

Protecting Loved Ones From Financial Hardship Because many consumers do not understand the long-term financial impact of reverse mortgages, the CFPB is issuing an advisory to help reverse mortgage borrowers. The advisory highlights three ways consumers who are the borrowers on the loan can help plan so that their surviving heirs are not harmed: Verify […]

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Top Complaints About a Reverse Mortgage

It is important that one understands how a reverse mortgage works and know what can and cannot be done. There sometimes is confusion between what one believes a reverse mortgage can do and the way the reverse mortgage functions. For example, many consumers, for example, struggle with understanding how quickly their loan balance will go […]

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Define a Reverse Mortgage?

A reverse mortgage is defined as a special type of home loan that allows older homeowners to access the equity they have built up in their homes and defer payment of the loan until they pass away, sell, or move out. The loan proceeds are generally provided to the borrowers as lump-sum payments, monthly payments, […]

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How a Reverse Mortgage Saved a Foreclosure

A senior citizen homeowner owned a home and got behind in their mortgage payments. Subsequently, a notice of default was issued by the lender and foreclosure proceedings were started. The homeowner had been living in his home over 25 years and have paid down considerably his mortgage but with retirement and a sudden increase in […]

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Purchase Home With Reverse Mortgage

A Reverse Mortgage for Purchase Success Story

A baby boomer in Orange County recently turned straw in to gold by the use of the Reverse-Mortgage-for-Purchase Program. The homeowner was on the fence about listing her home until the Realtor explained that the Reverse-Mortgage-for-Purchase Program could increase her purchase power. She could more than double her net proceeds from the sale of her current home […]

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Truth and False of a Reverse Mortgage

There has been a lot said about reverse mortgages, true and false. That being said, reverse mortgages have changed and grown through the years. The reverse mortgage of today is not the same as 5, 10 plus years ago. Today reverse mortgages are refined, detailed and the HECM Home Equity Conversion Mortgage is FHA insured. […]

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Purchase Home With Reverse Mortgage

Couple Uses HECM Mortgage To Buy Dream Home

A person over the age of 62 can use a HECM, Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, to purchase a home. A HECM is a FHA insured reverse mortgage. Here is a real life example of a couple that used a HECM reverse mortgage to purchase a new home that fit their needs and dreams. Andy and […]

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How to Buy a Home Using a Reverse Mortgage

Planning for Retirement This article is as much for homebuyer and homeowners 62 years or older, as it is for the adult children of aging parents. Reverse mortgages are primarily about providing financial options that include allowing you to leverage your home’s equity to help subsidize increasing health costs, or supplementing retirement income to realize […]

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How to Use a Reverse Mortgage

Common Uses For The Reverse Mortgage A Reverse Mortgage unknown to many, can be used by anyone for any reason. As long as you own your home, have adequate equity and are of at least the healthy age of 62 or better, you may be able to qualify for a Reverse Mortgage. There is nothing […]