Reverse Mortgages in Douglas County, KS.

Reverse Mortgages in Douglas County, KS.

Welcome to the Douglas County, Kansas Reverse Mortgage Information Center

Larry McAnarney is your Douglas County 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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Job Well Done I would like to thank Larry McAnarney for a job well done in handling my grandmother’s reverse mortgage. Larry is very professional and knowledgeable of the entire process. If there was information that needed to be explained, confirmed or followed up on, Larry followed up with me in a timely manner. Recognizing that I am my grandmother’s POA, Larry was very patient as he walked me through the process on her behalf. I am at ease in knowing that as my grandmother continues to get older and deal with her various medical conditions, she will not have to worry about the finances. If you are considering a reverse mortgage for you or your loved one, I highly recommend Larry McAnarney. He will guide you through the process with ease.

T J. — Feb 14, 2022

Very Professional from Start to Finish!! With little or no knowledge about the details involved in a reverse mortgage, I set out to find a company I could TRUST to help me make the best decisions on my Moms behalf of receiving a source of a supplemental income. I was referred to Larry McAnarney by a friend. I contacted Larry and he replied to my email in a timely and VERY professional manner. After speaking with him on the phone with my list of questions I felt very confident that this was the person I would be dealing with from here on out. His response time to my calls and emails was beyond excellent when it comes to customer service. I would highly recommend Larry to anyone who is looking into the possibilities of a Reverse Mortgage. I would have given Larry a SIX star rating if I could.... but, a five star will have to do for now.

Alicia F — Feb 20, 2015

Totally Committed to Service and the Custome Going through the hoops for a reverse mortgage was a task. I found Larry McAnarney and he was beyond professional in his willingness to cover every nuance, foresee any possible problems, and SUPER follow through after approval. I can't reommend this service highly enough. 

Shaun K — May 22, 2015

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