Reverse Mortgages vs. Home Equity Lines of Credit

There are some similarities between reverse equity mortgages and home equity lines of credit. Both programs use equity in the property to generate cash flow for the homeowner, and both require the homeowner to pay all property taxes and insurance and utility payments.
Another similarity lies in payment options. Reverse mortgages loans offer several disbursement [...]

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 [...]