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
Reverse Mortgage Experience Excellent service! We were lucky to deal with Larry McAnarney who with his know-how and involvement helped us through a very difficult time. He went above and beyond his responsibilities to help us in the reverse mortgage world. Thanks!
Thomas & Denise C — May 14, 2014
Thank You, Larry! Larry McAnarney is our reverse mortgage loan specialist. He did an excellent job of explaining the reverse mortgage programs, the process, requirements, how the monies would be accessed if approved. He followed up with me multiple times before I made the decision to proceed which I really appreciated. He assisted me in wading through all of the requirements in the application process. He was always available for a question either by email or phone. He was always encouraging and optimistic about our chances for success. He was helpful and very clear as to all the documents I needed to prepare and always allowed me a reasonable amount of time to comply. As our house is in trust there were further "hoops to jump through." Larry truly went above and beyond the call of duty on our behalf with the underwriters. I have no doubt that his extra hard work won the approval of our reverse mortgage. I couldn't recommend him more highly. He has my thanks!
Jacquelyn W — May 6, 2015
Larry Provided Quick and Accurate Information Larry was great to work with. He kept us informed by telephone and returned our emails promptly. He was considerate and courteous at all times. His experience was greatly appreciated in our complex matter. He was able to provide quick and accurate information resolving the issues. We would be very happy to recommend Larry. We want to thank you again for all your hard work!!!
Tito & Linda N — May 23, 2017