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 Was Very Professional & Explained Everything Larry was excellent. He introduced us to the reverse mortgage program and then helped us through all the steps, answering our questions and giving us updates on what was happening. Throughout it all, his knowledge, competence, patience and kindness made it easy for us to understand. It was a pleasure to work with him and we would recommend him to anyone.    

Doris G — May 13, 2020

Larry was Very Knowledgeable Larry was very knowledgable and helpful...Great customer service! Closing went very smooth..    

Dan R — Jan 28, 2020

Larry is Very Attentive at Answering Questions Larry is very knowledgeable of reverse mortgage products and very attentive at answering whatever questions you have and responds at late hours of the day and on weekends. He will also run reports for whatever scenario you want to see regarding any aspect of the process and effectively reviewing these reports and explaining them to you.    

Brian & Jean S — Dec 12, 2020

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