Florida Reverse Mortgage LendersFlorida is home to a good amount of retirees and seniors who enjoy warm climate almost year around. Residents of cities such as Miami, Orlando, Jacksonvile, all are eligible to take out a reverse mortgage. The money from the reverse mortgage can be used for any purpose. A reverse mortgage should be the last option for seniors who are in need of extra cash. Financial experts recommend considering downsizing into a smaller home or obtaining cash through a different means first before considering a reverse mortgage. Serving senior living communities such as The Villages, Boynton Beach, Lady Lake and Hialaeh.
- All borrowers on the loan must be age 62 or older
- Complete a reverse mortgage counseling session.
- Must have enough equity in the property
- Property must be a single-family home, townhome, HUD approve condo or certain manufactured homes. Co-ops are not eligible for a reverse mortgage.
Featured Florida Reverse Mortgage Lender
1st American Senior Funding
FirstBank Mortgage Partners
Strock & Tanner Mortgage Corp.
1st Reverse Mortgage USA
NOVA Home Loans
Reverse Mortgage Associates, LLC
All Island Mortgage & Funding Corp.
Live Well Financial, Inc.
Circle Mortgage Corporation
Advisors Mortgage Group, LLC
Most Loans By City in FloridaBelow are the most popular cities in Florida with the number of HECM reverse home loans originated since 2017. As you can see, it is no surprise that Miami tops the list. Not too far behind are Port Saint Lucie, The Villages, Jacksonville and Orlando. The average initial principal limit varies from city to city. This amount depends on the age of the borrower, property value and equity in the property. For instance, in Port Saint Lucie, the average initial principal limit was $133,632 and in Sarasota, the average was $184,224 but over in Naples, the average initial principal amount was $218,246.
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Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development