When is a reverse mortgage right for you? The short answer is that reverse mortgages are for seniors. However, you deserve a better answer, and that will take a little explaining. First, there are two categories: FHA Home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) and private company loans. Since a reverse mortgage pays you instead of the […]
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The HECM reverse mortgage is a means of using the cash that is tied up in the equity of your home. It is offered by HUD and the FHA. Before we go any further, it should be stressed that these are loans like most others and involve fees in setting them up and also monthly […]
If you are retired with a mortgage, and have the cash to spare to clear it, what are your options? Should you pay off the mortgage or can you use your cash in a better way? Here are some of the options open to you. We are assuming here you are paying tax on your […]