Crystal Lake Reverse Mortgages, Information For Crystal Lake , IL

Crystal Lake Reverse Mortgages, Information For Crystal Lake , IL

Welcome to the Crystal Lake, Illinois Reverse Mortgage Information Center

Larry McAnarney is your Crystal Lake licensed Reverse Mortgage Specialist

Please contact Larry for additional details and program offerings. Contact us if you would like to know how much money is available to you or request a reverse mortgage quote and fill out the appropriate information.

Larry McAnarney, HECM Loan Specialist

Larry McAnarney

HECM Loan Specialist

NMLS# 21059 | 815-703-4745

What is a reverse mortgage?

A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, or HECM, is a flexible financial product designed for homeowners aged 62 and older. The loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) so that borrowers will not owe more than the value of the home at maturity. With a HECM, also known as a reverse mortgage, you can convert some of the equity in your home into cash to meet financial goals, such as supplementing retirement income, buying a new home, maintaining a quality lifestyle, or preparing for a more secure and rewarding financial future.

All that happens all without giving up ownership or control of your home and without having to make monthly mortgage payments. Of course, as homeowners, you are responsible for occupying the home as your primary residence, keeping up with property maintenance, and staying current on paying property taxes, required insurance and any homeowners’ fees.

Instead of repaying the loan in monthly installments, you or your estate repay the principal, accrued fees and interest when you no longer live in the home.

When it comes to getting your payment, you determine how you’d like to receive your funds based on your individual financial needs and objectives. For example:

  • A monthly payment will supplement your income each month.
  • A lump sum will provide your available funds at once, subject to initial disbursement limits.
  • A line of credit will allow you to withdraw cash as you need it.
  • Any combination of the above will give you the added value of flexibility to meet your personal financial requirements.

 

Reverse Mortgage Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, refinancing is possible. This option may be to your advantage if your home increases in value, making more funds available.

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A HECM is a reverse mortgage loan that's insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

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You’ll repay the loan balance, any fees that have been added, and the accrued interest. Homeowners (or their heirs) usually…

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Use the proceeds for the things you need and want. For example: refinancing your existing mortgage(s) to improve cash flow; consolidating…

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Reverse mortgages are available with either fixed or variable rates. Borrowers who elect a fixed-rate…

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The funds from a reverse mortgage generally do not affect regular Social Security or Medicare benefits. However, needs-based benefits, such as Medicaid…

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A reverse mortgage is a home-secured loan that’s exclusively for homeowners and homebuyers age 62 and older. It allows borrowers to convert some of…

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You have a number of choices for how you receive your funds:

  • Lump sum
  • Monthly…
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A reverse mortgage offers certain advantages:

  • With a traditional home equity loan or home equity line of credit, you…
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The specific amount depends on several factors, including:

  • Your…
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With the exception of a fee for government-required reverse mortgage counseling, most of the fees associated with a reverse mortgage can be financed…

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Yes. For many homeowners age 62 and older who are looking to refinance their mortgage(s) or consolidate debt to reduce their monthly bills, a reverse…

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Typically, reverse mortgage loan funds are not subject to income tax. Contact your tax advisor for additional details.

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The other borrower continues to own and live in the home — and enjoy all the benefits of their reverse mortgage.

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The loan must be paid in full when one of the following occurs:

  •  A “maturity event” —…
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To be eligible for a reverse mortgage, you’ll need to meet the requirements set by the federal government:

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Yes, with the HECM (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) for Purchase loan, qualified borrowers can use their loan proceeds…

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Verified Reviews

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HIGHLY Recommend Larry I had the pleasure of working with Larry McAnarney for a reverse mortgage for my mother. My mom wanted to stay in her home for her senior years and needed to do the reverse mortgage for the 24/7 in home care that was needed. I received Larry's name and contact information from a small-town bank near my mom's house. Knowing nothing about reverse mortgages, I knew I needed an expert and someone that would be patient, helpful, and willing to share all his knowledge. I found all of that, and more, in Larry. Every phone conversation, zoom call, and email from Larry was filled with valuable information that helped me, my mom, and my siblings through the entire reverse mortgage process. I felt like he was "holding my hand" as the process moved forward and that he always had my mom's best interests in mind. Larry is a very caring and compassionate person, and I could genuinely feel his desire to truly help our family. I never felt afraid, unsure, or concerned. Larry was always available to talk or text and he quickly replied to e-mails (even when I sent them in the middle of the night) The paperwork and forms he provided were very organized and detailed and I appreciated that Larry took the time to carefully explain all of the information. I have nothing but positive things to say about Larry. When the mortgage was approved and closed, I remember thinking "I'm going to miss Larry." Good people like Larry are hard to find.    

Doreen S — Mar 13, 2021

Larry was Always Available I spent my career in sales & marketing and am very familiar with selling a high-end product. Larry is one of the best. He kept the needs of his customer his primary objective. Thanks to Larry I am on my feet again.    

Jim & Judy L — Oct 12, 2021

Step by step help along the way Larry McAnarney was recommended to me. Fortunately, I was able to contact him to assist me in securing a reverse mortgage. He talked to me in terms that I could understand which made my steps possible. He politely and patiently answered my questions and proposed some himself. There was always an update from him on progress or what I should be expecting. To have a person that is comfortable to have a conversation with is important to me. I felt that any question or comment I had was going to be received in a friendly and business like manner. After all the paper work was finished and the reverse mortgage was secured, he still phoned to check if I had questions. I have already recommended him to people who are retirement age, or to their families, in case this could be of assistance to their parents. Obviously, I have a high opinion of my experience.

Deanne R — Mar 31, 2015

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