What is the difference between a HELOC and a HECM Loan?
The Ideal HELOC Substitute for Seniors
If you're 62 or older, plan on living in the same home for several years, and are interested in keeping more money in your pocket, a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) may be a great option for you. Not only do HECM Loans provide eligible borrowers with the option to never make monthly mortgage payments, but they also offer low interest rates, flexible terms, no annual fees, and more. Check out the details below to learn more about HECM Loans and how they compare to Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Loans.
No monthly mortgage payments are required
Monthly mortgage payments are required
Money can be received through a credit line, lump sum, a steady stream of monthly payments, or a combination
Money can be received through a credit line only
Future credit line
Future credit line is guaranteed, credit line increases over time
Credit line may be cut or suspended by the lender, never increases regardless
Non-recourse loan protection
Non-recourse loan protection in place (meaning the borrower will never owe more than the home is worth)
No non-recourse feature
Lifetime rate cap
5-10% above initial rate
Up to 24% above the initial rate
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