Basics of Reverse Mortgages (aka HECMs)

Basics of Reverse Mortgages (aka HECMs) What The Heck’s a HECM?Pronounced Heck-Em, a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage is a type of Reverse Mortgage loan that is insured through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and is used to covert your home’s equity into...

Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing For Retirement One big myth about housing for Baby Boomers is that everyone wants to downsize in retirement…not true. According to research published by Merrill Lynch, 19% of retirees move into a similar sized home and 30% up-size to accommodate family,...

Retire in the Home You Love

Retire In The Home You Love Recent research found that 93% of people 65 and older want to stay in their own home, for the duration of their retirement years. It’s understandable that you would want to retire in the home you love, in the safety of the community you...

Age Wave

Age Wave As a nation, we face unprecedented retirement challenges that will stress our health and social systems. The loss of pensions, 17 years of stagnant wages, low returns on personal savings, and because we are now living 20, 30 even 40 years in retirement, we...