Reverse Mortgages vs. Traditional Mortgage or Home Equity Loans

A reverse mortgage is the opposite of a traditional mortgage. With a traditional mortgage, you borrow money and make monthly principal and interest mortgage payments. With a reverse mortgage, however, you receive loan proceeds based on the value of your home, the age of the youngest borrower, and the interest rate of your loan. You […]

How Much Money Can One Borrow in a Reverse Mortgage?

In general, the more your home is worth, the older you are, and the lower the interest rate, the more you will be able to borrow. The maximum amount that can be borrowed on a particular loan program is based on these factors: * The age of the youngest borrower at the time of the […]