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Why Financial Advisors are Reconsidering Reverse Mortgages

A reverse mortgage could help your clients age 62 and older to effectively leverage an important retirement asset: home equity. Thanks to recent academic research that demonstrates the value of FHA-insured* Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), reverse mortgages are gaining acceptance as a valuable and effective tool to help satisfy the challenges of meeting retirement goals for decades.

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With its flexible payment options, a reverse mortgage can give borrowers more financial control and can serve as an excellent risk management tool, while keeping productive assets under your management — helping their portfolios last longer. As a tax-efficient strategy, clients can use a reverse mortgage to reduce their income taxes1 by lowering their withdrawals from qualified accounts. Other uses include refinancing aconventional mortgage with a HECM, so as to eliminate a client's monthly principal and interest payment. As with any home-secured loan, the borrower must meet their loan obligations, keeping current with property taxes, insurance, maintenance, and any homeowners association fees. Or perhaps using a HECM to finance the purchase of a home, thereby reducing the amount of cash older clients have to "put down" when downsizing.

HECM Credit Line: A Unique Safety Net Offering a Growth Feature and Flexible Repayment

Clients can establish a HECM credit line and draw on it as needed for future expenses, such as health care costs. A unique feature of the HECM credit line is the amount available to clients will grow2monthly, independent of any change in home value. This feature provides additional available cash in future years that may prove valuable as clients savings are depleted.

Unused Line of Credit Growth

The information being shown is for illustrative purposes only. 
 

To see the pros and cons of a Reverse Mortgage Line of Credit vs. a traditional Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC), click here.

To learn more, please contact me.

Larry McAnarney
HECM Loan Specialist, NMLS #21059
Call 815-703-4745 | lmcanarney@reversefunding.com

Branch NMLS # 1404799
700 Commerce Drive, Suite 5055
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Not tax advice. Consult a tax professional.
If part of your loan is held in a line of credit upon which you may draw, then the unused portion of the line of credit will grow in size each month. The growth rate is equal to the sum of the interest rate plus the annual mortgage insurance premium rate being charged on your loan.
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My Financial Advisor Recommended Larry My financial advisor recommended I contact Larry about reverse mortgage options. I live in a condominium so there were some extra hurdles Larry had to go through to get the association approved. He always stayed in touch with me and answered all my questions. I don’t know what I would have done without both Larry and the Equity Elite Reverse Mortgage.

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Navigating Reverse Mortgages Made Easy Navigating the world of reverse mortgages was made easier with the help of Larry McAnarney. Larry answered his phone and returned all phone calls when he was unable to answer the phone. I contacted Larry to enlist his help with my sister and her husband to obtain a Reverse Mortgage. He met with them at their home, patiently answering all their questions as they sought to understand a reverse mortgage and helped them to understand all the necessary documents needed to secure the loan. My brother-in-law is unable to move about without a great deal of assistance and Larry arranged to close the loan at their home. I would recommend Larry to anyone who found themselves in need of a reverse mortgage.    

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