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Reverse Mortgage Credit Requirements: Tax Lien, Judgement & Collections

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How Credit History Can Delay the Reverse Mortgage Loan Process Court judgements and outstanding state or federal tax liens can blemish your credit history and make it difficult to borrow money. These derogatory marks on your credit report can also hinder your ability to get a reverse mortgage. A reverse mortgage allows homeowners age 62 and older to borrow against...
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Top 5 Reverse Mortgage Rules You Must Know

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Applying for and taking out a reverse mortgage loan is an important decision for senior homeowners, and it’s one that deserves time and research. Reverse mortgages enable homeowners 62 years or older to supplement their retirement income by converting a portion of their home’s equity into accessible cash flow. Reverse mortgages are powerful financial tools, but they are not...
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Are the rules for all reverse mortgages the same?

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Are the rules for all reverse mortgages the same? Not all rules are the same in the same states let alone from state to state.  There are more than one reverse mortgage programs available but the main program being originated today is the HUD Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM or "Heck-um").  The HECM accounts for the vast majority of all the reverse...
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Reverse Mortgage Condo Changes Allow for Spot/Single Unit Approval

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UPDATE: 9/3/2017 It is our unfortunate duty to inform all owners of condominium units located in projects that are not currently HUD approved that HUD released a statement today that HUD has decided not to alter the condo approval requirements/process at this time.  There had been so many rumblings of new rules to come and with this announcement, HUD has...
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