A senior reverse mortgage is a loan given by a reverse mortgage lender(banks) to old homeowners, that instead of making monthly payments he/she will be paid by the lender against the value of the property. Unlike traditional mortgages which require monthly payments to reduce the debt, reverse mortgages grow over time until the homeowner dies, sells or moves out of the property. A senior reverse broker can help you get the right lender because of their ability to work with many lenders and also to act as the intermediary between you the homeowner and the lender. Here are the benefits of working with a competent senior reverse mortgage broker. Reverse brokers have a great experience and a better understanding of the market to give you an expert advice in choosing the best mortgage loan from many different lenders and also to offer competitive rates, terms and conditions that most banks may not be able to match. They can help you save some funds. There are so many fees required to process a mortgage loan such as appraisal fees, application fees, and others; they can convince lenders to waive some amount which can save you money with no hidden costs. Since they know a wide variety of lenders compared to homeowners, they can help you save time and legwork that would take you searching and choosing the right lender to suit your needs by supporting and keeping you informed throughout the entire application and closing process. And since they have a better understanding of lenders or bank’s approval guidelines they will help your application hurdle faster. Additionally, they can help steer you away from lenders who break their terms later. Their Flexibility in handling the process from the start to the final closing is delightful; Different homeowners require different terms, funds and other issues. A good reverse broker is always flexible to find the right offer to meet his or her particular needs. They can also help you find the most advantageous deal, Apart from acting as your agent a reverse mortgage broker also acts as your consultant to advise you and spotting a good deal to match your goals. Unlike lenders, most reverse mortgage brokers offer impartial advice that will not mislead you or benefit a particular lender without fulfilling your needs first. They are specially trained and qualified to give you homeowners good advice, strategy and goals. They are licensed and governed by state laws and other professional bodies to guarantee you ethical, quality and excellent service. For example, Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) certification is a requirement for every mortgage broker in every state. Though different reverse mortgage brokers vary regarding fees and costs rates, some price their fees in the final closing costs helping you to benefit from his or her service without huge initial capital outlay. Others are paid by the lender, offering you their service free of charge. Reverse mortgage brokers have numerous benefits to homeowners as discussed above; they will enable you to find the right deal to meet your needs and circumstances. It is advisable to have a reverse mortgage broker to help you in getting an excellent deal while saving your time, money and hassle.