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What is a reverse mortgage in simple terms?
A reverse mortgage is when the lender pays you for the equity in your home. The lender effectively taking the equity in your home and breaking it up into monthly payments to give you cashflow. In a way, it’s an advance payment on your equity from your home. This money should be tax free, but always consult with your tax advisor to confirm.
Can you lose your home with a reverse mortgage?
A borrower could lose their home if they don’t keep their home up to standards required by the FHA standards. If your home falls into a poor condition, then it could trigger a potential foreclosure and lender may force borrower to leave the home.
Is it difficult to sell your home if you’re in a reverse mortgage?
If your currently in a reverse mortgage or plan to be in one with the intention to sell your house in the future, then you’re in luck. You can sell your house while it’s in a reverse mortgage. Lenders can’t force you to sell your home, however, should you choose to sell it you can. You will need to pay off the mortgage balance due to your reverse mortgage lender including any early termination fees plus interest.
How long does it take to get a reverse mortgage?
The average time to get a reverse mortgage is 30 to 45 days, in some cases it could take up to 60 days depending on how long it takes to get an appraisal completed.
Do you own your house in a reverse mortgage?
The title of a home remains in your name when you do a reverse mortgage. Most reverse mortgages are also known as Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM).
Is there a catch with a reverse mortgage?
Be sure and read the fine print to understand what you’re getting into. In some cases, the reverse mortgage proceeds might not be enough to cover property taxes, home maintenance costs, and homeowners’ insurance.
Is it worth taking a reverse mortgage on your home?
Everyone’s circumstance is different. Depending on the financial health of your situation dictates whether you need one. It’s a smart move if you’re looking to supplement your Social Security Income so you can enjoy life more maybe take a vacation or spend money on loved ones. Your home equity is yours you can’t take it with you so might as well enjoy it.
How long do your heirs have to pay back a reverse mortgage?
If a borrower that has a reverse mortgage passes away, then expect to hear from the lender about options you have available on the loan. Industry average is 30 days to decide postmortem. Should the heirs decide to pay off the mortgage, most lenders will allow up to 180 days to sell the property or pay off the reverse mortgage with a new mortgage.
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