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Are Reverse Mortgages in the Mainstream?
March 24, 2003 ?I read a lot about reverse mortgages and how they are becoming part of the financial mainstream.  Is this true, and if so, why?? Reverse mortgages are picking up some steam, but they have a long way to go. A reverse mortgage is a loan to an ... more...

Home Owners Loan Corporation II - a Fable
4 July 2005 Author?s Note: Home Owners Loan Corporation II was established by the Congress on August 7, 2007. The following is a transcript of the chairman?s introductory comments at the first board meeting, held September 12, 2007. ?Before we begin our deliberations on how to ... more...

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Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Broker A company or a qualified person that obtains mortgages for borrowers by finding lending institutions, insurance companies or private sources to lend the money. If a person, mortgage broker called a loan officer. A mortgage broker works for you, not for the ... more...

Adjustable Rate Mortgage, ARM
Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) Also known as a variable rate mortgage. The interest rate on these mortgages changes periodically. Variable or adjustable loans are loans whose interest rate fluctuates over the period of the ... more...

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Reverse Mortgages A Tax Free Income For Senior Citizens
I fully realize if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is and There Aint No Such Thing As A Free Lunch (TANSTAAFL) immediately jumped into your head when you read the title of this article. However, if you are 62 or over, you may have just found the goose that laid the golden egg.A reverse ... more...

Defining Mortgages - Why One Mortgage Is Not Like The Other
Many a borrower has gotten hung up on mortgage lingo and financial jargon. When brokers and lenders take the time to explain one can only be more confused.Adding to the confusion is the fact that one mortgage is not like the other. Exactly what do home mortgages purport to be? Is a mortgage a loan? ... more...

Reverse Mortgage Loan for Dummies
If you are a senior considering a reverse mortgage to boost your income there are several things you need to know. Here is all you need to know about reverse mortgages so you will be able to make an informed decision if this loan is right for you.If you are considering a reverse mortgage you need ... more...

Reverse Mortgage Providing Peace of Mind Without Sacrificing Safety or Security
For many seniors one of their greatest sources of security is their home. It not only provides a comfortable and familiar environment, but it provides a sense of independence and a source of many fond memories. The equity in that home represents a financial nest egg and a legacy for them to pass ... more...

Understanding Reverse Mortgage Fears
It is estimated there is a target population of some 8.8 million senior households that both qualify for and are good potential candidates for HUD's home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) program. (Under an HECM loan, a lender advances money to a elderly homeowner, in the form of a series of fixed ... more...

California Reverse Mortgages
California Reverse Mortgages are a different kind of mortgages that are proving to be very popular with senior citizens. A Reverse Mortgage allows the property owner to stay in the house, unlike the regular kind of mortgage that dictates that the homeowner move to a different place when the ... more...

Reverse Mortgages - Get The Money You Need - Part 2 of 4
To recap part 1, Reverse Mortgages are loans that allow you to borrow back the equity in your home. If you are 62 years of age or older, they are a way to borrow against the equity in your home to provide you with tax-free income. Probably a good idea if you're a senior who needs cash for medical ... more...

Reverse Mortgage Loans
There are a lot of myths dancing around about Reserve Mortgages these days. It seems that most people think that if you're age 62 or over and need money to help pay for home improvements or a cruise to the Bahamas, a reserve mortgage is perfect for such desires - not so! Reserve mortgages were ... more...

Howard Stern is Hot in Real Estate
Howard Stern has over 20 property related files in Queens, 27 in Brooklyn and 1 in Manhattan. The files include mortgages, releases or satisfaction pieces, liens and powers of attorney.One 11 page mortgage was recorded on 9-23-04 for a two family dwelling, located at 243 51st Street, Brooklyn in ... more...

Seniors Can Use a Reverse Mortgage to Fund Annuities, Investments, and Insurance Policies
For many seniors in or entering retirement, the prospect of purchasing long-term care, investments or annuities can be cut short by a lack of retirement income. Statistics show that 3 out 4 seniors will have to lower their current standard of living during retirement. Social Security, IRA's, 401k's ... more...

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