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Jon PedleyMay 5, 2016

What is a reverse mortgage? Learn how a reverse mortgage works, how much you can borrow with a reverse mortgage and if a reverse mortgage is right for you.

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HECM Basics

Betsalel CohenMarch 13, 2015

HECM Reverse Mortgage | Learn about the FHA backed HECM product before shopping for a reverse mortgage. Learn about different types, interest rates and...

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Top Reasons For Reverse Mortgages

Daniel CohenFebruary 19, 2015

Read the top 5 reasons people get reverse mortgages, based on information readers shared with Did you know that the #1 reason is to...

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Infographic: Dance your way to a successful reverse mortgage

Betsalel CohenFebruary 18, 2015

An infographic showing what steps you need to take to be successful with your reverse mortgage, if you are at least 62 and have sufficient equity in your home.

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Reverse Mortgage Video

Anthony GarciaJanuary 22, 2015

Reverse Mortgage Video with free tips on the reverse mortgage process and what you NEED to know, from

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Reverse Mortgage Inheritance

Mark CappelDecember 12, 2013

Any heirs to real property take the property subject to its encumbrances, including a reverse mortgage.

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Reverse Mortgage Rules | Changes in 2013

Betsalel CohenSeptember 29, 2013

Reverse Mortgage Rules | The FHA insured reverse mortgage program is losing money. Learn about proposed mortgage rules for 2013 and how they will help...

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HECM Loan | Changes in Loan Amounts - 2013

Betsalel CohenSeptember 16, 2013

Starting September 30, 2013 the HECM loan will not look the same. New rules include changes in the overall amount of loan you can borrow and the amount you...

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Reverse Mortgage Heirs

Mark CappelJanuary 22, 2013

Reverse mortgages don't disappear when homeowners die, but heirs nor estates must repay the loans. If you consider a reverse mortgage, learn 3 alternatives...

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Reverse Mortgage Counseling | A Necessary Step

Betsalel CohenDecember 24, 2012

Reverse Mortgage Counseling | Reverse mortgages require a counseling session (all HUD backed ones). Counselors are not financial planners, so make sure that...

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How Does A Reverse Mortgage Work?

Betsalel CohenDecember 24, 2012

How a Reverse Mortgage Works | Learn about the differences between a regular mortgage and a reverse mortgage. A reverse mortgage can work for you, but...

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Reverse Mortgage | Pros and Cons

Betsalel CohenDecember 24, 2012

Reverse Mortgage Cons | Reverse Mortgages are complicated. Avoid trouble by understanding how they work. By learning about the disadvantages you can avoid...

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Learn About Reverse Mortgage Complaints

Betsalel CohenNovember 22, 2012

Reverse Mortgage Complaints | High pressure and false advertising lead some borrowers to take reverse mortgages. Make sure that a reverse mortgage is a good...

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Reverse Mortgage Lenders

Mark CappelNovember 14, 2012

It's easy to find reverse mortgage lenders. It's harder to find a good deal. Learn which fees reverse mortgage lenders can waive, and which are fixed...

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Reverse Loan Qualifications

Mark CappelNovember 12, 2012

A reverse mortgage unlocks equity. Learn reverse mortgage qualifications for FHA HECM loans...

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Reverse Mortgage Scam

Daniel CohenOctober 29, 2012

Reverse Mortgage Scams can be very costly. Get tips on how to recognize scams and learn how to avoid them. Make sure you learn about a reverse mortgage and...

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What is A Reverse Mortgage | A Complex Financial Tool

Betsalel CohenOctober 22, 2012

What is a Reverse Mortgage? | A reverse mortgage is a complex financial tool for people over 62 who have equity in their homes. Be very careful to avoid..

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Reverse Mortgages | Learn and Go Slow

Betsalel CohenOctober 17, 2012

Reverse Mortgages- Learn, Prepare, Go Slow | Reverse mortgages are complex and hard to understand. Learn how the loan works, and guard against the dangers...

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Reverse Mortgage Under 62

Daniel CohenJuly 3, 2012

It is possible to qualify for a reverse mortgage if one of the spouses is less than age 62. However, community property laws...

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Walking Away from Reverse Mortgage

Daniel CohenFebruary 22, 2012

Walking Away from Reverse Mortgage | If you have a reverse mortgage and your house is worth less than the mortgage balance, you can walk away without...

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Reverse Mortgage and Credit Card Debt

Mark CappelFebruary 19, 2012

Reverse Mortgage and Credit Card Debt | A reverse mortgage stops your need to make monthly mortgage payments & frees up money for your credit debt. Make sure...

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Reverse Mortgage and Medicaid

Mark CappelSeptember 22, 2011

Proceeds from a reverse mortgage are loan proceeds, which do not meet the definition of income for Medicaid.

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HECM Saver Reverse Mortgage

Daniel CohenApril 24, 2011

A reverse mortgage with lower costs? Review how the HECM Saver program works and understand the differences between the HECM Saver and the HECM Standard reverse

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Reverse Mortgage Loan

Daniel CohenJanuary 27, 2011

Reverse mortgage loan | A reverse mortgage loan may be difficult to obtain, if both spouses on title are not living in the home as a primary residence.

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Parents Reverse Mortgage Lender

Daniel CohenDecember 3, 2010

Free tips about handling reverse mortgages after the mortgage holder passes away

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Reverse Mortgage Process

Betsalel CohenDecember 1, 2010

Discover the reverse mortgage process and what's involved with securing a reverse mortgage loan

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Negative Equity Refinancing

Daniel CohenDecember 1, 2010

Negative equity refinancing is difficult but not impossible. Review free tips about government loan programs and other loan programs designed for borrowers...

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Reverse Mortgage FAQs

Mark CappelDecember 1, 2010

Get answers to many of your reverse mortgage FAQs from - your source for saving money.

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Reverse Mortgage Glossary TeamDecember 1, 2010

Discover valuable reverse mortgage terms that will help you understand the language used., your source for saving money.

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Reverse Mortgage Cons

Daniel CohenDecember 1, 2010

HECMs | HECMs are reverse mortgages. Learn about HECMs and what fears people have about them from -- your source for saving money.

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Reverse Mortgage Loan Fees

Daniel CohenDecember 1, 2010

Learn what fees are involved with a reverse mortgage loan and how to find a lender from

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Reverse Mortgage Liability

Daniel CohenNovember 30, 2010

Reverse Mortgage Liability | If the balance of the reverse mortgage was greater than the market value of the property, the bank takes the loss. No liability...

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VA Reverse Mortgage

Mark CappelOctober 29, 2010

I am unable to find any information about a VA reverse mortgage program. I cannot determine if a VA reverse mortgage program exists and if so its requirements,

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HECM For Purchase

Daniel CohenOctober 26, 2010

HECM Purchase | An HECM reverse mortgage can be used to purchase a home. If you are over 62, learn how you can buy a home and have money left over. First, ...

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How Much Can I Borrow

Betsalel CohenOctober 26, 2010

Reverse mortgage provides consumer with tax free income that can be used for any purpose. Find out how much you can borrow with a reverse mortgage.

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Qualify for Reverse Mortgage

Daniel CohenOctober 14, 2010

Qualify for a Reverse Mortgage | Review what it takes to qualify for a reverse mortgage and how they work, so you can decide if a reverse mortgage is...

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Reverse Mortgage vs. HELOC

Betsalel CohenSeptember 14, 2010

Compare the pros and cons of reverse mortgages versus HELOC. Find out which mortgage loan is more suitable for you.

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Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure

Daniel CohenSeptember 7, 2010

Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure | Free advice on how to avoid a foreclosure, if a property you inherit has a reverse mortgage balance.

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Getting a reverse mortgage when one spouse is younger than 62

Daniel CohenAugust 29, 2010

Free tips about reverse mortgages when one spouse is younger than 62

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Does a reverse mortgage require a notary public?

Daniel CohenAugust 24, 2010

Free advice about reverse mortgages and the need for a notary public

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Reverse Mortgage on Upside-Down Property

Daniel CohenAugust 24, 2010

Free advice about a reverse mortgage on a home that has dropped in value and more money was borrowed than the home is now worth

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Inheritance & Reverse Mortgage

Daniel CohenAugust 18, 2010

Free tips on what to do if you inherit a home that has a reverse mortgage on it

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Change Name on Mortgage When Qualifying for Reverse Mortgage

Mark CappelJune 28, 2010

Change Name on Mortgage When Qualifying for Reverse Mortgage | If you have more than one person on your deed and want to do a reverse mortgage, then shop....

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One Reverse Mortgage review

Mark CappelFebruary 10, 2010

One Reverse Mortgage, based in San Diego, CA, offers private and government-insured reverse mortgages.

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Home Equity Loan Foreclosure

Mark CappelFebruary 9, 2010

Should the bank foreclose and the property is sold for a price less than the balance of the loan, it is likely that you will be liable for the deficiency balanc

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Equitable Reverse Mortgage Review

Mark CappelJanuary 22, 2010

A free online review of Equitable Reverse Mortgage.

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Reverse Mortgage Living Trust

Mark CappelJanuary 18, 2010

Because your husband died and the title of the property was transferred to you in the trust, you took the title subject to the reverse mortgage. The mortgage mu

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Debt and Reverse Mortgage

Mark CappelDecember 12, 2008

Free advice to decide if a Reverse Mortgage is right for you.

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Reverse Mortgage on a Second Home

Mark CappelApril 30, 2008

Get all the information you need about Reverse Mortgages at, your one stop information source on all things related to personal finance.

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Selling Reverse Mortgages

Mark CappelFebruary 23, 2008

Get advice and information on selling and promoting Reverse Mortgages. Get all your mortgage information at

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