Crystal Lake, Illinois Reverse Mortgages

Welcome to the Crystal Lake 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.

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Larry McAnarney
NMLS ID 21059
Cell Phone: 815.703.4745


Reverse Mortgage Funding, LLC
700 Commerce Drive Suite 5055
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Branch NMLS ID 1404799

Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee

I have been educating and answering questions for homeowners and their families about reverse mortgage programs since 1999.

For so many homeowners age 62 and older, a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) – also known as a reverse mortgage loan – could be a flexible and effective way to turn the equity you have in your home into funds you can use.

My experience is broad and deep in financial services dedicated to senior households. Today, as a Reverse Mortgage Specialist, my focus is on helping homeowners 62 and older, and their families, understand the reverse mortgage loan process from end to end.

Some Fast Facts About Larry McAnarney

  • Co-Author, The Road to Success (Celebrity 2016), Amazon Bestseller
  • Quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek (Dec 2015)
  • Featured in The Reverse Review (Jan 2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Society of Certified Senior Advisors since 2006
  • Member of the Financial Planners Association
  • Volunteer, AARP Representative Payee Program since 2009

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Basic Reverse Mortgage Requirements

  • Borrowers must be age 62 years or older
  • Own their home and have enough equity to qualify
  • Occupy the home as primary residence
  • Receive counseling by an approved HUD/FHA counselor
  • The home must be in reasonably good repair

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.

 

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

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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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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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The specific amount depends on several factors, including:

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

  •  A “maturity event” —…
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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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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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Reverse Mortgage Specialist
Larry McAnarney

Larry McAnarney
NMLS ID 21059

815-703-4745

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Larry was our loan officer Larry was our loan officer. He gets a 5-star review from us. Going through this whole reverse mortgage process from beginning to end was very stressful at times. I had a million questions for Larry, and he took the time to answer and explain every question with an explanation as well. I would recommend him 100%

Bill & Julia A — Jul 27, 2022

Larry Continues to do a Truly Expert Job Larry did and continues to do a truly "EXPERT JOB" to simplify what is otherwise a seemingly complicated matter. I'm quite satisfied with all that he has done for me    

John J — Dec 11, 2020

Delight to Work with Larry Larry McAnarney was such a delight to work with. He handled everything with professionalism, but was also very personable, which helped calm a lot of nerves. All my questions were answered satisfactorily, and throughout the process, Larry kept me informed and updated, and he kept to his word at all times. I have a check in the bank and can now do what I had initially needed this reverse mortgage for. I am so glad he was recommended to me, and I now recommend him to anyone who needs assistance with reverse mortgage. .. it's definitely not as scary as we all are made to think! Thank-you Larry... God bless you!!!

Nancy M — Jul 22, 2016

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