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Despite this record increase in retirement home equity, the popularity of reverse mortgages among older Americans remains low. Only 42,000 home equity conversion mortgages (HECMs) were sold in 2020 - up half from 2010 Boston College, according to the Center for Retirement Research (CRR )’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).Citing a 2017 report by the Consumer...
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For older Americans seeking access to extra cash, one possible option is a withdrawal refinancing transaction, which can help provide a new, potentially lower, mortgage rate while also providing an additional lump sum. However, not every retiree could benefit from the terms of such a transaction and it is therefore worth considering some alternatives.One such alternative is a...
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As a complex financial tool, a reverse mortgage can help retirees who find themselves in certain financial circumstances, but should be fully understood in terms of features, potential shortcomings and how it compares with available alternatives. This is evident from a reverse mortgage guide published by Bankrate this month.Seniors 62 and older who qualify for a reverse mortgage...
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