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Posts Tagged 'Non-Borrowing Spouse'

Non-Borrowing Spouses Now Have Protections

My husband is 64-yrs old and presently the only borrower in the mortgage. I am 60 yrs. old (wife), self-employed approx. $1800-2250/month as a Mobile Notary Agent. Do we qualify in this reverse mortgage program as joint borrower? or just him as a single borrower? his income at present $2500/month. -Mary Jean Hi Mary Jean, If you decide to...
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Notify Death of Spouse Holding Reverse Mortgage?

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My ex-husband just died. There was a reverse mortgage on the house. When we applied for the reverse mortgage, the lender told us to take me off of the deed because I was eleven years younger than him. She told us to wait three months and put me back on the title. We did this. I live in another state....
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HUD Announces New Option for HECM Non-Borrowing Spouse

On August 4, 2014 HUD implemented a new policy for reverse mortgage borrowers with ineligible or "non-borrowing" spouses that allowed the eligible non-borrowing spouse to remain in the home even after the death of the borrowing spouse for as long as they lived (providing they met certain requirements) but it did not make any changes for loans originated prior to...
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Big Changes Ahead for Reverse Mortgage Non-Borrowing Spouses

An upcoming rule change is spelling big news for non-borrowing spouses of reverse mortgage borrowers. Historically, a non-borrowing spouse who wasn’t named on the loan could be held responsible for repaying the reverse mortgage when the named borrower passed away or had to move from the home permanently. This left some non-borrowing spouses lacking financial options if they didn’t...
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(Update) AARP-HUD Reverse Mortgage Lawsuit for Underage Spouse

Update: HUD Prevails in AARP Lawsuit—But Issues Remain Last Friday, HUD won the dismissal, without prejudice, of the case AARP filed against it on behalf of non-borrower HECM loan widowed spouses facing foreclosure. A description of the Court's decision, and an initial analysis, was prepared by NRMLA's counsel, Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC: This past Friday, July 15, HUD...
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