Reverse Mortgage Success Stories

Radio show interview with Host Kim Dodge, NMLS 186099/1850 Reverse Mortgage Success Stories with Kim Dodge & Des Lenz, Director, American Pacific Reverse Mortgage Group.  Are you wondering how other retirees have used a  Reverse Mortgage? Listen to this podcast and hear some creative ways others have tapped into this unique financial tool. Contact [...]

Reverse Mortgage Success Stories2017-06-01T19:56:24+00:00

Senior Home Moving Company

Hire a Professional Moving Company that will take extra care and patience needed when moving a senior. Moving is often very stressful for anybody.  But when you’ve been in the same house for 30, 40 even 50 years, it is especially hard. Spencer Scott of Willamette Express talks to Kim Dodge about their unique services [...]

Senior Home Moving Company2017-06-01T19:56:59+00:00

Selecting the Right Mortgage Lender

When selecting a Mortgage Lender, make sure that the right questions are being asked of you. Usher Financial Group partners Andrew Usher and Kim Dodge discuss the importance of selecting the right mortgage lender when it comes to a Reverse Mortgage.  Kim understands the features of this unique loan. She explains what a homeowner should expect during [...]

Selecting the Right Mortgage Lender2017-06-01T19:58:00+00:00

Rising Interest Rates & Your Buying Power

A lot of people start to get skittish about home buying when they hear interest rates rising, so I want to take a moment a remind our listeners of a few things.  Let me start by reframing the position of the home buyer by taking this perspective…Your buying POWER has almost never been higher… [...]

Rising Interest Rates & Your Buying Power2017-05-22T19:53:04+00:00

Mortgage Consumer Protections

There are protections in place to protect consumers when getting a reverse mortgage. The HUD Counseling is mandatory for people seeking reverse mortgages. “HUD stands for Housing and Urban Development and the counseling is in place to protect the consumer” Says Kim. In this interview Kim Dodge talks with her colleague Des Lenz, who is the Director [...]

Mortgage Consumer Protections2017-06-01T19:53:56+00:00

Protections for You and Your Spouse when Purchasing a Home

For the Non-Borrowing Spouse in a Reverse Mortgage there are important protections in place. In this interview, Kim Dodge, of Usher Financial Group talks with Des Lenz, Director, at American Pacific Reverse Mortgage Corporation.  The topic is on the benefits and protections for the reverse mortgage borrowers called the Non-Borrowing Spouse Rules. The Bureau of Housing [...]

Protections for You and Your Spouse when Purchasing a Home2017-06-01T19:01:58+00:00

Adult Home Assistance for your Loved Ones

Are you helping a senior in your life manage their medical care?  Joyce Sjoberg, owner of Aging Advisors PDX discusses with Kim Dodge of Usher Financial Group about her professional care management and elder care assessment services.  Aging Advisors is a geriatric care and adult home assistance firm that is located here in Portland Oregon. [...]

Adult Home Assistance for your Loved Ones2019-12-07T00:01:34+00:00

Reverse Mortgage – Important Questions

What should a homeowner expect from a COMPLETE CONVERSATION with a REVERSE MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICER?  In this interview, Andrew Usher, Mortgage Consultant with Usher Financial Group joins Kim Dodge to discuss the important questions that need to be asked when considering a Reverse Mortgage.  You will be more than surprised at what should be discussed. [...]

Reverse Mortgage – Important Questions2017-05-08T19:53:13+00:00

Help Pay Medical Costs Using Your Home Equity

Reverse Mortgage helps pay medical costs for homeowners 62 and older. Kim welcomes Des Lenz, Director, at American Pacific Reverse Mortgage Corporation. Kim and Des discuss options on how to use the equity in your home to help pay for medical expenses.  An illness or accident could be catastrophic for an older member of your family.  Kim [...]

Help Pay Medical Costs Using Your Home Equity2017-06-01T20:03:53+00:00

Eliminating Monthly Mortgage Payment Adds Life Quality

If you could eliminate your monthly mortgage payment, how would that change your quality of life?  A Reverse Mortgage and Reverse Mortgage Line of Credit can be used as a financial tool in your retirement years.  "One of the greatest challenges facing retirees today is generating enough income for everyday living expenses." Says Kim Dodge, [...]

Eliminating Monthly Mortgage Payment Adds Life Quality2017-06-01T20:06:48+00:00
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