What are the basic requirements for a reverse mortgage?

To be eligible for a reverse mortgage, you’ll need to meet the requirements set by the federal government:

  • All borrowers must be age 62 or older (this applies to all co-owners listed on the home’s title).
  • The home must be your principal residence. And it must meet standards set by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on property type and condition. You may be able to use your reverse mortgage to pay for any required repairs in order to meet these standards.
  • Eligible property types include single-family homes, 2- to 4-unit properties, manufactured homes meeting certain criteria, condominiums that are approved by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and townhouses. Co-ops do not qualify.

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Larry Has Knowledge, Expertise, and Patience Larry is the best! He walked me through the process, explained all of my options, and was always available to answer my questions, I had many of them. He has the knowledge, expertise, and the patience that I required to guide me through this process. I was fortunate that he was referred to me by my financial planner, and I think that anybody else he works with will feel the same way.

Phyllis J — Jan 22, 2019

You Were There for Us My husband and I are so glad we had you help us with our reverse mortgage.  We could not have had a more professional nice person take care of our needs. You helped us above and beyond. You were there for us with all our questions and concerns.  We appreciated it very much.Thanks again Harlan and Jennie  

Harlan & Jennie S — Jun 27, 2016

We Loved the Personal Touch We had talked to other reverse mortgage companies, but it was always over the phone. We liked the fact that Reverse Mortgage Funding had someone come to our house. We loved the personal touch. Our loan specialist Larry McAnarney did an outstanding job explaining the reverse mortgage process. He was just wonderful to work with. He kept us up to date with how the process was going with email and phone calls. We highly recommend him and RMF to anyone thinking about a reverse mortgage.      

Casey & Sandra C — Mar 8, 2019

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