If you are you may be wondering if you are a right fit for this particular type of mortgage product. As an effort to help folks dig into this question and find the correct answer for their unique situation I have given a brief and accurate description of the typical reverse mortgage borrower.
The typical reverse mortgage borrower is an elderly homeowner whom is in need of some cash and or cash flows. The borrower will initially own the home out right or owe very little. The borrower will live in the property secured by the reverse mortgage loan. Usually the borrower is single, widowed or divorced and lives alone.