The HECM reverse morgage industry is a relatively small niche of the broader mortgage industry, so it’s not quite as easy to find current HECM interest rates online as it is for traditional forward mortgages.
HECM Loan Program The HECM reverse mortgage program is backed by HUD (The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) and insured by the FHA. To be eligible for a HECM, FHA states that you must be sixty-two years of age or older , and either own your home free-and-clear or have a low enough balance that the loan can be paid off with a reverse mortgage.
Reverse Mortgage Interest Rates. 12:41 pm. The fixed rate programs are specific to each lender and are not indexed to published interest rates. To determine the currently available fixed rate, a reverse mortgage lender must prepare a good faith estimate.