Reverse Mortgage

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Reverse Mortgage Counseling

If you are a homeowner age 62 or older and have paid off your mortgage or paid down a considerable amount, and are currently living in the home, you may participate in FHA’s Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program. The HECM is FHA’s reverse mortgage program that enables you to withdraw a portion of your home’s equity.

You can also use a HECM to purchase a primary residence if you are able to use cash on hand to pay the difference between the HECM proceeds and the sales price plus closing costs for the property you are purchasing.

How the Program Works

There are many factors to consider before deciding whether a HECM is right for you. To aid in this process, you must meet with a HECM counselor to discuss program eligibility requirements, financial implications and alternatives to obtaining a HECM and repaying the loan. Counselors will also discuss provisions for the mortgage becoming due and payable. Upon the completion of HECM counseling, you should be able to make an independent, informed decision of whether this product will meet your specific needs.

Please call 847-783-0232 and ask for a HECM counselor.

There are borrower and property eligibility requirements that must be met. You can use the listing below to see if you qualify. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can complete a reverse mortgage application by contacting an FHA-approved lender. You can search online for an FHA-approved lender or you can ask the HECM counselor to provide you with a listing. The lender will discuss other requirements of the HECM program, such as first-year payment limitations, available payment options, the loan approval process, and repayment terms.

Click below to download the intake form for FHA Reverse Mortgages (HECMs) for Seniors

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Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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If you or someone you know is in need of assistance with Mortgage Delinquency, Reverse Mortgages, Financial Capability or is looking for Pre-Purchase Counseling, please contact us.

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