The Baby Boom generation represents an important opportunity for real estate professionals to serve a rapidly growing market of people who are motivated to sell their current homes and buy a different one for retirement — one that’s “right-sized,” and may be closer to friends and/or family.
Our Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) for Purchase home financing solution can make it easier for people age 62 and older to buy a home that better fits their retirement needs and wants.
How it works: Buyers can purchase a home by combining a one-time investment of their own funds (a down payment of typically about 45% to 62%, depending on borrower age) with loan proceeds from a HECM. (This down payment range assumes closing costs will be financed into the loan.) As with a traditional “forward” mortgage, the home they purchase secures the loan. But unlike a traditional mortgage, monthly mortgage payments are optional while they own and live in the home as their primary residence — making buying a new home even more attractive.
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.
To learn more about how this powerful financing option can be a key ingredient in helping more home shoppers become buyers, or to discuss a marketing strategy for this unique audience, please contact me.
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HECM for Purchase Specialist, NMLS #21059
Call 815-703-4745 | Lmcanarney@reversefunding.com
Branch NMLS # 1404799
700 Commerce Drive, Suite 5055
Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Bob V — Mar 31, 2017
Very Thoughtful and Professional Larry is a very thoughtful and professional person. He carefully and with great patience took me through the process and gained my respect and trust. Always available and always following up, without the sales push and aggressiveness of other companies I talked with. Great person to work with and I highly recommend him
Javier I — Feb 13, 2018
I would recommend Larry to my friends Larry was great, he answered all of my questions and made the process easy. I would recommend him to my friends, I don't often recommend anybody and things.
William M — Sep 25, 2015