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Real Borrower Story: Ernesto & Carmen Rivera

When 67-year-old Ernesto Rivera and his wife Carmen decided that they wanted to pay all of their bills, taking a reverse mortgage on their warm and sunny Florida home wasn’t their first option. The first thing Ernesto thought to try was a conventional loan or a home equity loan through banks. The banks, however, told him that they […]

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Real Borrower Story: Loretta Zerillo

63-year-old Loretta Zerillo can hardly contain her excitement. Her carpenter had just finished installing a beautiful brand new door and replacing the old wood of her home’s gorgeous side deck. “I love it!” she gushes. “I don’t know why I didn’t do it earlier!” She pauses. “Oh wait, I do know why. It’s because I […]

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Real Borrower Story: Louis & Connie Cooper

Seventy-two-year-old Louis Cooper and his wife Connie own a beautiful California home nestled in the warm suburbs of North Hollywood. They’ve delighted in many summers lounging in the sparkling blue pool in the back yard. About seven months ago, they closed on a reverse mortgage for their home, and since then, they’ve been enjoying life. In […]

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Real Borrower Story: Paula & David Hodges

As of last month, Paula Hodges and her husband David had signed all the necessary paperwork, collected all the necessary documents, completed all the necessary steps, and did everything they needed to do in order to get a reverse mortgage. They did everything except one thing: turn age sixty-two. “This is the first time in my […]

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Real Borrower Story: Sunny Radebaugh

Sixty-nine year old Sunny Radebaugh owns a beautiful home in the midst of the Alaskan wilderness.  It sits high on a hill with a view of the frosty landscape that is more breathtaking than you can ever imagine.  Her property is also right smack in the middle of an animal migration route.  At any moment, […]

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Patsy Harper Supplements Her Income With a Reverse Mortgage

It has been almost a year since 67- year old Patsy Harper made the call that would help her keep her single-story Tennessee home nestled in a woodsy area of Ashland City.  It was a call that would prove to be a big step to helping her financially.  For the longest time, she had seen […]

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A Retirement Dream Come True: The Hollimons’ Story

For the last six years, Andy and Beatrice Hollimon vacationed in the south of Florida.  Over time, they fell in love with the area. The warm sun and the cool breezes of the region were a stark difference from the chilly winters of their St. Louis hometown. But, firmly-rooted in the three-bedroom house they owned in the […]

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Senior’s Bucket List Dream Comes True with Movie Star Treatment

Frieda “Freddie” Brock considers herself part of the new generation of seniors. A vibrant personality with an appetite for adventure, Freddie has spent her retirement traveling and pursuing her passion for writing. Most recently, Freddie added another fascinating chapter to that life when she was chosen by AAG for a special “bucket list” surprise. Following […]

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Real Borrower Story: Arnold Zorn

Seventy-eight year old Arnold Zorn sat in the comfort of his ranch-style home in the beautiful suburbs of Cleveland Ohio and breathed a sigh of relief. In his hands, he held the latest medical bill that detailed the charges of his latest diagnostic tests. Fortunately for him, figuring out how to pay for these new medical […]

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Real Borrower Story: Edna & Marvin Marcum

When seventy-one year old Edna Marcum relaxes outside on her back deck and looks out across the two acres of lush greenery that comprises her property, she appreciates every inch of it. And she has every reason to, especially now that the entire place is paid off. “I grew up learning that if you can’t […]

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