What about repaying Reverse Mortgage Loans?

The very nature of a reverse mortgage can be confusing. With a reverse mortgage lenders pay you either in monthly installments, with one lump sum, a line of credit or as a combination of a line of credit and monthly installments. The following lists provide information regarding repayment of a reverse mortgage.

A reverse mortgage comes due when under the following conditions:

  • Death of the homeowner
  • Upon sale of the home by the homeowner
  • If the homeowner lives elsewhere for 12 consecutive months (i.e. assisted living home)
  • Upon any instance of default

When the reverse mortgage becomes due there are two options for paying it off.

  1. Proceeds from the sale of the home
  2. The heirs of the homeowner can use their own funds or obtain financing to satisfy the loan

Like all loans a reverse mortgage does carry conditions in order to remain valid. Below is a list of several reasons for which a borrower would find themselves in default.

  • Failure to pay property taxes
  • Failure to keep the home in good repair
  • Failure to insure the home
  • Taking of new debt on the home
  • Bankruptcy
  • Abandonment or donation of the home
  • Eminent domain

To apply for your reverse mortgage click here.

Colonial Mortgage Group

Company NMLS# 70452
Paul Skeens NMLS# 7392
www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org

Licensed:  MD 17542  DC MLB70452  FL MBR1384
Licensed by the Virginia State Corporation Commission License #MC5185 & MLO-2351VA
Licensed by the PA Department of Banking License #MB35217

By refinancing your existing loan, the total finance charges may be higher over the life of the new loan.

 

Phone: 301-932-4610
Toll Free: 877-248-0500
Fax: 301-500-1201

3261 Old Washington Road Suite 1011
Waldorf, MD 20602

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