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EQ Bank Drops Its Reverse Mortgage Rates to All-Time Lows

For the first time on record, a non-promotional reverse mortgage rate is below a standard HELOC rate. EQ Bank, one of only two Canadian lenders offering reverse mortgages, announced a 15-bps drop to all of its rates Thursday, including its already discounted “Lump-Sum” rates that we reported on in December. For the lump-sum withdrawal option, borrowers can now access rates...

More Good News for Reverse Mortgage Rates

For years, seniors, mortgage advisors and financial professionals have complained that reverse mortgage rates are too high. Well, things are looking up. Last month we saw the biggest one-day drop in the industry’s history with Equitable Bank’s new (much lower) “Lump-Sum Reverse Mortgage” rates. Canada’s lowest reverse mortgage rates dropped 60 basis points in one day when Equitable launched that...

CHIP Max – Canada’s Maximum Reverse Mortgage

Apart from the interest rate, probably the biggest complaint among reverse mortgage borrowers is that they can’t get enough money. That’s now changing thanks to the launch of “CHIP Max” by HomeEquity Bank. In a nutshell, CHIP Max is a reverse mortgage that lets you borrow more money in return for a higher interest rate. That higher rate compensates HomeEquity...