Checklists and Guides
All the planning and paperwork surrounding a reverse mortgage can seem overwhelming. Use this comprehensive guide to complete your reverse mortgage application
A step-by-step guide to help you gather the financial documents needed to decide whether you (or your parents) are a good fit for a reverse mortgage.
This guide provides basic information about reverse mortgages and offers a few key questions that can help you decide whether a reverse mortgage could be right for you.
This guide explains what your rights and responsibilities will be under a reverse mortgage. Reviewing this information before entering an HECM contract can help ensure that you are fully informed in advance.
This guide describes the events that will trigger your reverse mortgage loan to come due, and the process you can expect for settling your debt
Are you an older homeowner who wants to stay in your home as you age? Explore your options to tap into your home equity with this National Council on Aging free guide
Seniors First has launched a new radio show and podcast on Talking Information Center! Hosted by George Downey, CEO of Harbor Mortgage Solutions as well as the founder of Seniors First, the monthly show will include a wide range of professional experts who serve the senior community. Listen to the first show, the “12 Scams of Christmas” now!
Listen to Brett Kirkpatrick as guest on the Voice of Business show hosted by John King on Beverly Community Access Media
Listen to elder law attorney Patrick Kelleher and reverse mortgage professional George Downey – My Generation Radio Show interview
Reverse Mortgage Sales Pros Discuss Effective Marketing Practices – Chris Downey featured in Reverse Mortgage Daily
Can You Refinance a Reverse Mortgage?
Refinancing a reverse mortgage makes more sense for some homeowners than for others.
Chris Downey featured in Rebecca Lake’s article in U.S. News & World Report
Here’s How Some HECM Originators Connect with Financial Advisors
Brett Kirkpatrick shares ideas with HousingWire.
In today’s rocky reverse mortgage landscape, it’s clear that a strong referral network is a major component to success… Chris Downey featured in Jessica Guerin’s article in Reverse Mortgage Daily
With millions of Americans short of cash heading into retirement, a reverse mortgage may not be a luxury – it could be a necessity… Chris Downey featured in Brian O’Connell’s story in TheStreet
Retirement Expert Touts Benefits of HECM LOC
Retirement income planning expert Jamie Hopkins, an associate professor at the American College, joined host Consuelo Mack for an episode of Wealth Track, to discuss the importance of developing alternative sources of income after leaving the work force. The advanced planning strategy leading to, what Mack called a “personal retirement paycheck,” must take into consideration the value of housing assets and that setting up a reverse mortgage line of credit early enables retirees to create a cash buffer, if needed, during a bear market.