Can I refinance my reverse mortgage

Can I Refinance My Reverse Mortgage?

Yes, you can refinance your reverse mortgage, if you’re qualified, and your new loan meets the guidelines. Some good reasons to refinance are: Borrow more money Get a lower rate Add your spouse as a borrower Remove your spouse as a borrower (e.g., after divorce) You can’t have two reverse mortgages at the same time, […]

Reverse mortgage SuperMoney

When you get a mortgage, you receive a lump sum upfront to buy your house. Then, you make payments to the lender every month until you pay the amount in full. On the other hand, with a reverse mortgage, you borrow against a portion of your home’s value and the lender pays you. That’s the […]

New rules for reverse mortgages

HUD Adds Two New Rules for Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages can be a great way for retirees to supplement their retirement income. But changes to the government’s reverse mortgage program could change whether it’s worth it to get one. Effective October 2, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has made a couple of changes to its Home Equity Conversion […]

AAG reverse mortgage reviews

AAG Reverse Mortgage Review

American Advisors Group, also known as AAG, is the leading reverse mortgage lender in the U.S. According to its website, it closes more home equity conversion mortgages (HECMs)–another name for reverse mortgages–than any other lender. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should use them when applying for your reverse mortgage. With this in-depth review, you’ll get […]

learn how to get a reverse mortgage

Having enough money to last through retirement isn’t easy, especially if you’re already in the midst of it. Going back to work or finding new income streams can be stressful at best and impossible at worst. If you or a retired loved one needs more income in retirement, reverse mortgages are worth considering. It gets […]

how does the market affect reverse mortgages

When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates in 2015, it was the first time in nearly a decade. Since then, the rate has been raised twice more, most recently in March. If you expect this upward trajectory to be short-lived, you’re in for a rude awakening. The Fed expects interest rates to continue rising as […]

Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages are a very specific type of mortgage designed for senior citizens.  They can be very confusing to understand and there are several nuances to consider before deciding if one is right for you.  If you, or one of your loved ones, is considering a reverse mortgage, read on to learn more about the […]

when do reverse mortgages make sense

Reverse Mortgages: When Do They Make Sense?

Reverse mortgages are probably the most misunderstood loan product around. Depending on who you ask, they are described as abusive loans that prey on the old and poor or the panacea to all retirement problems. They are neither. Let’s be clear. Reverse mortgages are an expensive way to borrow money. Senior citizens with good credit […]