Motley Fool Rule Your Retirement – Good Real Estate Options for Retirees

Motley Fool talks about options surrounding most retirees biggest asset, their home. How much home do you need? Should you pay off your mortgage? If so when? What items should you look at before tapping in to your equity as a retiree? When is it optimal to consider a reverse mortgage? How can you use a reverse mortgage…

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Family Reunion–a Good Time for Family Planning

Summertime brings a lot of family time. With family reunions, picnics, weddings and other events, long distant family members travel to gather together. It is also the perfect time to do some planning for the future. With parents aging and their health and lifestyles changing, children need to discuss some changes and decisions that will be needed in the near future. Parents should take the time to tell their children where important documents are kept and what their wishes are in the event of needing health care directives or experiencing long term care needs

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Reverse Mortgage Home Purchase Scenario

“Use a reverse mortgage for purchase, really! How do you do that?” This is often the response when I talk to real estate professionals and potential clients. Purchasing a home with a reverse mortgage is not common place. It is mostly an unknown concept. There are a number of reasons why you would use a reverse mortgage to buy a home.

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Keeping Mom and Dad Safe at Home

Generally, elderly parents want to remain living in their own home. However, remaining in the home becomes a concern when children see their parents slowing down, perhaps even having trouble with handling stairs and doing general daily activities. Yet, with parents' mental and physical health currently not creating problems, there seems to be no imminent…

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