When NOT to Consider a Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage is a type of loan that allows homeowners ages 62 and older to convert part of the equity in their homes into cash - without selling the property, transferring the title, or making monthly payments on the loan. While these loans are advantageous to some seniors’ situations, reverse equity mortgages are not [...]

Reverse Mortgage Costs

Reverse mortgage fees are standard for reverse home loans, as with any mortgage product. While a somewhat unique financial product, a reverse mortgage is still a loan that has a lender, borrower, repayment terms, and fees. Borrowers can anticipate paying several expenses, including an appraisal fee, repair fees, up-front mortgage insurance premiums, an origination fee, [...]

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

Reverse mortgages are a special type of loan used to “unlock” the equity in older homeowners’ (ages 62+) homes, allowing seniors to cash in on the equity in their homes without conceding any ownership of the property. The tax-free income generated from the equity in the form of a loan is then available to the [...]