As a result of the economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers may be targeting older homeowners through reverse mortgage schemes. Learn how to spot and avoid these reverse mortgage scams.
We released several new resources to help older homeowners decide whether to borrow a reverse mortgage.
You might see enticing images of youthful retirees on the golf course or enjoying other leisure activities in a reverse mortgage advertisement. We looked closely at many ads and found incomplete and inaccurate statements used to describe the loans. Reverse mortgage ads don’t always tell the whole story, so consider these facts when you see advertisements.
We’ve heard many complaints from consumers who have experienced problems with reverse mortgages. Here are 3 things you or your loved ones should do if you have a reverse mortgage.
Reverse mortgages are a special type of home equity loan sold to homeowners aged 62 years and older, which are repaid when the borrowers sell the home, move out, or die. It’s a complicated type of loan that works best for homeowners who carefully consider all of their options.