It can be scary making a major decision concerning your biggest investment, the place that means the most to you. Deciding whether a reverse mortgage is right for you takes much thought and consideration. I hope that the material on our website helps you in this endeavor, and even better that I have the opportunity to get to know you and serve your financial goals personally.
Below are some common questions and answers about reverse mortgages. Please don't hesitate to contact me today for a no-obligation reverse mortgage evaluation. I would love the opportunity to speak with you.
A mortgage that allows you to use the equity of your home as cash, monthly income, line of credit or a lump sum. A reverse mortgage loan is a mortgage on your home that requires no monthly payments. You remain on title. The loan is paid back with the proceeds from the sale when you no longer live in the home.
A reverse mortgage provides you with income from the equity of your home. Any funds used become a loan that will need to be paid back with interest when the home is no longer your primary residence.
The amount of money you receive is determined by HUD guidelines including, the age of the youngest borrower, the home value and the current interest rate. We would be happy to run an illustration.
A person must meet HUD requirements, be 62 years or better, the home is your primary residence, with enough equity and the ability to pay property taxes and home owners insurance.
The amount of equity needed is determined by your age, value of your home and current interest rate. A quick calculation would determine this figure.
Yes! It can be paid off at any time with no penalty. You may use funds you have or by the sale of your home.
Your estate is required to pay back the loan, usually with the proceeds from the sale of your home, in a timely manner. Any remaining equity will go to your estate.
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Charges such as an origination fee, mortgage insurance premiums, closing costs and/or servicing fees may be assessed and will be added to the loan balance. As long as you comply with the terms of the loan, you retain title until you sell or transfer the property, and, therefore, you are responsible for paying property taxes, insurance and maintenance. Failing to pay these amounts may cause the loan to become immediately due and/or subject the property to a tax lien, other encumbrance or foreclosure. The loan balance grows over time, and interest is added to that balance. Interest on a reverse mortgage is not deductible from your income tax until you repay all or part of the interest on the loan. Although the loan is non-recourse, at the maturity of the loan, the lender will have a claim against your property and you or your heirs may need to sell the property in order to repay the loan, or use other assets to repay the loan in order to retain the property.
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