Almost all the costs of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) can be "financed," that is, they can be paid from the proceeds of this reverse mortgage loan. Financing the costs reduces the amount available to you, but it also reduces your out-of-pocket cost. The itemized costs of a HECM loan include an origination fee, third-party closing costs, a mortgage insurance premium, a servicing fee, and interest. We'll explain each in detail. … Back to Article
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