Reverse Mortgage

 Retirement is the reward for a life’s worth of hard work. It’s time to take steps toward making this phase the best it can be, and that includes considering all your options for funding it. A reverse mortgage unlocks your largest asset, your home equity, and puts it to work on the retirement goals most important to you.


LOAN PURPOSE: Purchase or Refinance.

BORROWER TYPE: Homeuyers 62 and older.

INTEREST RATE: Contact us today!

PROPERTY TYPE: Single Family Home.


FAQ's on Reverse Mortgages 

Am I eligible for a reverse mortgage?
If you can answer “yes” to the following questions, then you might be a good candidate:

Are you 62 or older?
Is this your primary residence?
Does your home meet FHA requirements?
Do you have sufficient equity in the home?
Why should I choose a reverse mortgage over a second mortgage or Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)?
The unique feature of a reverse mortgage line of credit is that the unused portion grows over time to be drawn and repaid at any time. This has great potential to add flexibility to your retirement plan.
 How much money can I take out?
You can borrow a portion of your equity. The exact dollar amount will differ for each borrower based on several factors, such as age, home value, the amount of equity you have, current interest rates, FHA lending limits, and the reverse mortgage product and payment plan you choose.
What can I do with the money?
A reverse mortgage can be a true path forward in retirement. You’ll find that there are many people today who are using reverse mortgages for a variety of reasons. The most common use is to pay off an existing mortgage. While some might use this tool as a means to defer collecting social security or as a safety net for emergencies, others are using home equity to enhance their life with greater flexibility and options in retirement. Some might want to realize a business idea, travel, help family members with education expenses, make charitable donations, or even use the funds for buying additional real estate. The beauty is, this is your hard-earned asset. A reverse mortgage can be an effective tool to help add choices to your retirement years.
When do I have to pay back the reverse mortgage?
You do not have to make principal and interest payments as long as the home remains your primary residence. If you chose to live elsewhere or pass away, then the loan will have to be repaid.
Do I still own my home?
Absolutely! As long as you stay current on property taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and property charges, you retain full ownership. This also means you can sell the home whenever you like.
What happens to my home after I die?
If you are the only borrower, then your estate repays the loan after you pass. As long as loan terms are met, a surviving borrower is able to continue living in the home without repaying if it’s their primary residence.

With a reverse mortgage, you can still leave your home to your children. The title will pass to your estate. Heirs can choose to either keep the house by paying off the loan or if there is still remaining equity, sell the home and keep what remains from the balance of the loan and the proceeds of the sale.

You always have the option to make elective payments to pay down or minimize the impact of the accrual of interest on your loan. This would protect equity to pass on.
What if my child/heir cannot afford to repay the loan?
If they desire to keep the home, heirs can refinance the amount owed on the reverse mortgage into a forward mortgage of their own.

In the case that home values go down, know that heirs can never owe more than the value of the home at the time your estate has to repay the reverse mortgage. These are non-recourse loans and your heirs are protected from inheriting debt from the reverse mortgage.