News and Articles

Yes it is possible to refinance a reverse mortgage.

Refinance A Reverse Mortgage: Good or Bad?

By Andrew Ford

01 August 2017

Just like a conventional (forward) mortgage, it is possible to refinance a reverse mortgage. But because of its unique structure, the computation and considerations involved are different.

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LVR Changes

Heartland Increases Loan to Value Limits for Aged Care Loans

By Andrew Ford

31 July 2017

Heartland Seniors Finance is pleased to announce that it has increased the loan to value limits (LVR) for its Aged Care Loan by 5%, effective immediately.

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Reverse mortgages: reaching maturity

Heartland in Mortgage Professional Australia

By Andrew Ford

14 July 2017

A combination of Australia’s ageing population and high property prices is driving up demand for reverse mortgages. MPA and Heartland Seniors Finance explain how brokers can get started.

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$7 trillion in Australian residential property.

Unlock your wealth

By Andrew Ford

13 July 2017

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but it can be harvested from your own home.

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In some States, electricity costs have doubled in the past 7 years

Power and Gas Price Increases Placing a Strain on Pensioners

By Sharon Yardley

11 July 2017

The Finkel Report has again thrown the energy sector into the news spotlight, including the affordability of gas and electricity.

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Draw the funds when you choose.

[VIDEO] Reverse Mortgage Benefits

By Sharon Yardley

07 July 2017

Watch to learn the common benefits of Reverse Mortgages.

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Mortgage Broker Q&A

Broker Reverse Mortgage Questions Answered – Part 1

By Craig McInnes

04 July 2017

We recently held a Reverse Mortgage diversification webinar with Mortgage Professional Australia. Some of the common questions from this are answered here.

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Like us on Facebook to win!

By Andrew Ford

03 July 2017

If you like our Facebook page during July and August you will go in the draw to win one of three $200 Coles Myer cards!^

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family discussion is a key part in reverse mortgage decision making

Rise in Children seeking reverse mortgage information for their parents

By Andrew Ford

30 June 2017

We have noticed here at Heartland an increase in children (or even grandchildren) enquiring about reverse mortgages for their parents.

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Insufficient savings can prevent a happy retirement

Money for Retirement: Four Things Seniors Can Do

By Andrew Ford

27 June 2017

REPORT: 71% of Australians who are wishing to retire in the next five years may not able to do so because of insufficient savings.

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The Growing Reverse Mortgage Market

By Craig McInnes

19 June 2017

The results of a poll of over 100 brokers we conducted during a recent webinar we held with Mortgage Professional Australia found that 99% of brokers believe the Reverse Mortgage market will grow in the next 5 years.

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2017 Budget - downsizing summary

Federal Budget Incentive to Downsizing?

By Andrew Ford

31 May 2017

Earlier this month, the Federal Budget included a number of measures in an effort to address housing affordability. One of these measures effectively provides retirees with an incentive to downsize.

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aged care reverse mortgage

Aged Care Reverse Mortgage Option [VIDEO]

By Sharon Yardley

09 May 2017

Watch to learn about Heartland's Aged Care Reverse Mortgage Option

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Retirement here I come!

Seven Ways to Help Your Parents Prepare for Retirement

By Andrew Ford

04 May 2017

Experts estimate that there are approximately 1.5 million Australians who belong to the ‘sandwich generation’ or those who have to support their ageing parents and their growing children.

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Rate nearly tripled for 55-64 year olds

New Report shows increasing mortgage debt in retirement.

By Sharon Yardley

24 April 2017

A recent report tells the story of the changing home ownership rates in Australia, and how it is influencing our current and future retirement quality.

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How to use a Reverse Mortgage to pay off debt

By Andrew Ford

14 April 2017

Reverse Mortgages have lately become much more popular as a way to pay off debt.

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