When you apply for a reverse mortgage loan, you will need to provide some documentation. It is a good idea to create a checklist of all the documents that you may need for the reverse mortgage process. This video breaks down the documents you should gather before applying for a reverse mortgage.
Retirement is meant to be a time of self-exploration, fun, and relaxation. You spent 40+ years working hard, and retirement is your reward for that hard work. Many seniors take advantage of their free time with vacations, especially cruises, which provide the ultimate escape from day to day life. There are many affordable cruises. But… Continue Reading How to Save for a Cruise on a Fixed Income
When searching for homes, it’s typical to tour many homes (and spend months looking online) before discovering the home you want in your price range. When you finally experience this home in person, you’ll likely feel joy and excitement. After all, this home could be the setting for your next life stage! But before you… Continue Reading Ready to Buy a Home? Consider its Utility Costs and Energy Efficiency
Home equity conversion mortgages (HECM), also known as reverse mortgages, let eligible Americans 62 and older borrow money from their home equity. While HECMs can be a powerful tool for certain individuals and families, they’re not meant for everyone. Watch this video to learn if a HECM could be right for you.
Over the past few years, more and more homeowners are investing in environmentally friendly home renovations. Not only are these upgrades good for the environment – they also have the potential to improve the value of your property and increase your home’s equity, while possibly decreasing energy consumption costs as well. For homeowners that are… Continue Reading Types of Eco-friendly Renovations Available for Your Home
Reverse mortgages provide seniors with an opportunity to take out a home loan on the equity of their current home. Seniors can continue to live on their property without making any additional mortgage payments. Interest is added to the balance of the loan. With a reverse mortgage, seniors do not need to worry about paying… Continue Reading What Happens When a Reverse Mortgage Becomes Due?
Baby boomers: the ideal reverse mortgage candidate? According to newly-released government data, 32% of Americans aged 65 to 69 are employed—the highest percentage in 55 years. In addition, 19% of Americans aged 70 to 74 are still working, up from 11% in 1994. Economists expect even higher rates of working seniors in the coming decades,… Continue Reading Five Benefits that Reverse Mortgages can Offer Seniors