Macon County, Illinois Reverse Mortgages

Welcome to the Macon County reverse mortgage information center

Larry McAnarney is your Macon 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.

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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 is the Reason We Chose to Proceed Larry McAnarney is the reason we chose to proceed with a reverse mortgage. I had spoken to several individuals with other companies, always feeling after lengthy conversations we were being pressured. After Larry took the time and patience to explain the entire process and had the professional ability to access our financial situation, we knew we could trust and rely on his assistance. Our understanding of the process prior to Larry, was uninformed. We were not pressured in any way and truly feel had a reverse mortgage not been a benefit to us, Larry would have advised us to not pursue a reverse mortgage, even if it meant loosing a client. Larry is a kind, caring and ( very very patient) man. Thank you Larry!    

Larry & Joy B — Feb 14, 2020

Gold Standard Service We were concerned about getting an honest and experienced person to help us understand and facilitate a reverse mortgage for our 90-year-old mother. Larry McAnarney is an experienced expert I will recommend to everyone if there is a need for RM financing. He is knowledgeable, very professional, and kind. He thoroughly answered all our questions and promptly responded to email and phone inquiries as needed, guiding us through each step. He provides a gold standard service!

Renee M — Oct 4, 2022

Expertise and Professionalism Undoubtedly an expertise and professionalism in handling my father's reverse mortgage and its logistical challenge of myself being the lead and voice on my father's part. This was complicated by me being based about a 1000 miles away from my Dad but Larry leaped over all obstacles like a real PRO. I truly appreciate his extreme patience throughout this whole process.      

Juan V — Nov 12, 2018

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