Welcome! Reverse Mortgage Long Island.com



 My name is Kathie Adler, and I am a Reverse Mortgage Specialist and loan officer for  eighteen years.  My slogan about Reverse Mortgages for many years has been, "You took care of your home, now let your home take care of you". (sm)  A Reverse Mortgage can be a life changer.  However, I do all kinds of mortgages, but I like the Reverse Mortgage program the best.

After investing their lives in caring for their homes, many senior homeowners are still investing in a home that has never given them a financial return. "Why not let your home pay you back?"  Perhaps, this is a concept you've never considered. Some of our senior homeowners here on Long Island refer to themselves as being "house rich and cash poor". This is not unusual for Long Island or even across the country.  

If you live on Long Island or anywhere in New York or New Jersey, I can help!  I can assist you with any type of mortgage whether conventional, FHA, VA, Commercial, Renovation, or Reverse Mortgage.  Advisors Mortgage has branches in 30 states, so if you are looking for rates on mortgages or other programs, let me know. 

Reverse Mortgages Have Changed

Over the past fifty years, Reverse Mortgages have been enhanced to provide all the safeguards you'd want in a mortgage. There is also a line of credit feature available. A Reverse Mortgage line of credit grows tax free at the same rate as the interest charged on the loan plus an additional 1/2%, and there is also a reverse purchase program.  If you are not interested in a Reverse Mortgage, we can offer a host of different programs to suit your needs.  Advisors Mortgage is celebrating its 20th year in business as a mortgage banker.  We are proud of that milestone. 

"NO ONE CARES HOW MUCH YOU KNOW UNTIL THEY KNOW HOW MUCH YOU CARE."  Theodore Roosevelt, our 26th president, was right!

Aging in America & Retirement

Will Your Income Be Enough For Retirement?

According to the National Council on Aging, one third of senior households have no extra money and may be in debt after meeting essential monthly expenses. One of the biggest problems facing baby boomers today?  There's not enough money for retirement.  I don’t know about you, but this is hardly the retirement lifestyle many of us dream about.

Reverse Mortgages can change lives. Many of my borrowers testify to the relief they find after ridding themselves of their monthly mortgage payments, never having to worry about late or missed payments again.  Some borrowers enjoy being able to travel and have the freedom that comes with getting a Reverse Mortgage.


What is a Reverse Mortgage?


FHA INSURED REVERSE MORTGAGES (HECM = Home Equity Conversion Mortgage)

So Just What is a Reverse Mortgage?
A reverse mortgage is a special type of loan which enables homeowners age 62 and above to convert part of the equity in their home into tax-free cash without having to sell the home, give up title, or take on a new monthly mortgage payment.  A reverse mortgage will not affect Social Security or Medicare, and there are no health qualifications or stipulations on the use of the proceeds.  Reverse mortgage borrowers must reside in the home as their principal residence.  And although no mortgage payments are required on a HECM, you are free to make mortgage payments any time.

Currently, the reverse mortgage that is available is the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) which was created by the federal government and is managed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These loans are insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and require that all borrowers:

* Be at least 62 years of age at closing and own their home

* Live in the residence as their primary residence 

* Reside in a single family  home as their primary residence (1-4 units, FHA approved condos, PUDs, manufactured homes, some mixed-use & commercial)

* Receive HUD-approved reverse mortgage counseling
* Not be delinquent on any federal debt 

If your home is valued at over $500,000, there is a JUMBO reverse mortgage option available.  A Reverse Mortgage comparison will outline which program is best for you. (SEE BELOW FOR JUMBO REVERSE MORTGAGES)

What Can You Do With a Reverse Mortgage?


Pay Off Debt

Generate Cash Flow

Generate Cash Flow

With the HECM (Reverse Mortgage), you may be able to pay off credit card debt and even a current mortgage. Wiping out a monthly mortgage payment puts a smile on anyone's face. It's your money to use as you wish.  It's your equity.  Ask yourself if having more spendable cash would change your life for the better.  I am sure the answer is "YES"!


Generate Cash Flow

Generate Cash Flow

Generate Cash Flow

Have you been putting off traveling or buying a new car or visiting the kids and grandkids? A Reverse Mortgage can change your financial picture with either a cash out sum or a monthly stipend that arrives in your bank each and every month.. You can also establish a line of credit (depending on the amount approved) or a combination of all three.


Renovate Your Home

Generate Cash Flow

Renovate Your Home

Many Reverse Mortgage borrowers renovate their homes with their Reverse Mortgage proceeds while others help grandchildren with college expenses.  It all depends on your needs and desires. In-home care can also be paid for with your proceeds.  It's up to you to spend your proceeds to your benefit and maximize your cash out.

A Reverse Mortgage Specialist Can Help


Help From a Reverse Mortgage Specialist

So you're thinking about a Reverse Mortgage, but you've got more questions than answers.  You have come to the right place. As a Reverse Mortgage Specialist, I have helped senior borrowers achieve many of their financial dreams and goals. Whether a Reverse Mortgage or a conventional mortgage, I'll help you with the process. Whether you've been thinking of doing a new kitchen, getting rid of a current mortgage, or just wanting to have more money at the end of the month, a Reverse Mortgage can be an incredible life changer.


Don't Waste Time With Rumors

People say LOTS of things about Reverse Mortgages, and some have gotten it all wrong.  Don't waste your energies with erroneous information however well intentioned. The BEST way to KNOW if a Reverse Mortgage is right for you is to get a free proposal from a Reverse Mortgage Specialist. You will see firsthand how much you qualify for and which option is best for you.  Study this website, write down your questions, and then give me a call.  I will help in any way I can.  If a Reverse Mortgage is not right for you, I'll be honest enough to tell you.

Reverse Mortgage: Your Retirement Plan

Your Equity, No Restrictions, Flexible, You Remain on Title

There are no restrictions on how your Reverse Mortgage proceeds can be used, after all, it's YOUR money.  Your proceeds can be considered a retirement plan sitting under your roof just waiting to be  used. 

Is it considered taxable income?  

Absolutely not! It's a mortgage, it's your equity (tax free) so it's not considered income. You may have heard otherwise, but everyone who does a reverse mortgage does not have to be destitute.  Many borrowers simply wish to supplement their income so they are free to enjoy their retirement to the fullest.  In a word, a reverse mortgage is freedom, freedom to do what you want with the equity in your home.

A lot of seniors today are dependent solely on Social Security and their pension but have no other resources to fall back on, therefore, a reverse mortgage can be extremely helpful.  For the husband or wife who loses a spouse, a reverse mortgage can make all the difference in the world.

The Maximum Claim Amount is currently $765,600. This is the maximum amount you are currently permitted to borrow. The amount you receive (known as the Principal Limit/before closing costs) is based on the age of the youngest borrower, the appraised value of your home, your available equity, and current interest rates.  With a reverse mortgage, the older you are, the more money you receive.

A reverse mortgage is a mortgage just like any other mortgage. You retain title to your home, not the lender. The only requirements are for you to continue paying your taxes and homeowner's insurance (flood insurance where required and condo fees if a condominium), and maintain your home in good repair.


JUMBO Reverse Mortgages

Jumbo Reverse Mortgages for Higher Value Homes

 Jumbo Reverse Mortgages are a good option for higher value homes.  Minimum home values are $500,000 with a max loan amount of $4,000,000 and max home values of $10,000,000. One to four family homes are eligible for this program. Closing costs are lower than the traditional FHA HECM. You can refinance or purchase a home with a JUMBO Reverse Mortgage. Click here for more info on Jumbo Reverse Mortgages.  

My http://www.ReverseMortgageHelpline.com website covers the JUMBO Reverse Mortgage program.  Please call me with any questions you may have or to receive a free proposal.  ( NOTE:  Jumbo products and commercial loans are arranged through third party providers).


It's all about lifestyle and family.

Got questions? We have the answers. Reverse Mortgages change lives for the better.

Learn More By Asking Questions

The link below will guide you to Frequently Asked Questions where your Reverse Mortgage questions can be answered with accurate Reverse Mortgage information.

Reverse Mortgage Specialist - Kathie Adler

About Kathie Adler

"Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care."  (Theodore Roosevelt).  You can know everything about your field, but if you don't care about the people you serve, your knowledge is worthless. 

I have lived on Long Island for over fifty years, and I know the issues facing Long Islanders. In 2001, I began working for a mortgage broker who suggested that I would be a perfect fit as a loan officer. I began working with him and closing mortgage loans. Afterward, Reverse Mortgages became my specialty, and I became a top producer. For over fifteen  years, I have been helping provide senior homeowners with reverse mortgage information so they can free up the equity in their homes and thereby supplement their income with a Reverse Mortgage. My many years of mortgage experience gives me the expertise to help you whether you choose a Reverse or any of our non-Reverse products. It has been a rewarding experience to see my senior friends change their lives for the better.  I created Reverse Mortgage Long Island to provide the answers you need in order to make an informed decision. With each reverse mortgage closing, senior borrowers achieve their dreams, and I make another new friend.

Perhaps you have a family member who is a first time home buyer or who just wants to refinance their mortgage.  Advisors Mortgage is a licensed mortgage banker with branches in over 28 states, so take advantage of our expertise.

Advisors Mortgage does the following mortgages: First Time Home Buyers, FHA, VA, 203k, Construction Loans called FIX IT (our proprietary name), Commercial Loans, and all types of Purchases and Refinances.  We can help with any mortgage whether it's a purchase, refi, or a Revere Mortgage! Be sure to click the links in the drop down menu above. Then, give me a call.


NMLS consumer information for Kathleen's Licensing: http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org


Kathie Adler Biography

For Kathie Adler Bio, click the link provided below.  You can use my contact form provided below or just give me a call.  631-804-9044 

Got questions? Get Kathie's Free Reverse Mortgage Booklet. For a free Reverse Mortgage Comparison:


  • Names of all borrowers  
  • Dates of birth for all borrowers
  • Address of property 
  • Type of home (1-4 family residence, condo, manufactured home)
  • Approximate value of home
  • Balances on any mortgages & equity loans
  • Are you behind on any federal debt?

Contact Kathie Adler - 631-804-9044

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

Kathie Adler will provide a free consultation as well as free literature so you can learn the ins and outs of Reverse Mortgages. She makes home visits or you can meet her at the Advisors' Office.   Set up your appointment today, and take advantage of this life changing tool called a Reverse  Mortgage.

If a Reverse Mortgage is not right for you, Kathie can provide information on other mortgage products. Advisors Mortgage Group does conventional. VA, FHA, 203k, construction loans, etc.  

Advisors Mortgage Group, NMLS 1833015

3330 Park Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793, United States

Kathie Adler 631-804-9044 or leave a message - 888-843-9797