The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association was established in 1997 to provide a variety for services for both those wishing to take advantage of reverse mortgages on their homes and lenders wishing to finance reverse mortgages.
The Reverse Mortgage Association has an educational program to aid senior citizens who have decided to take out a reverse mortgage as a way to remain financially independent The Reverse Mortgage Association has also established a Code of Conduct to which it expects reverse mortgage lenders to adhere in their dealings with senior citizens; it also has a training program in which reverse mortgage lenders are encouraged to participate.
How Reverse Mortgages Work
The Reverse Mortgage Association oversees a program in which homeowners sixty-two and older can turn a percentage of their home equity into non-taxable income while still retaining title to their homes. They are freed of the burden of a monthly mortgage payment, which they would otherwise have to accept by taking out a traditional home equity loan. The Reverse Mortgage Association oversees the activities of lenders who make the reverse mortgage payments to the senior...