Cosigning on a loan can have a negative impact on your credit Sometimes lenders suggest that a cosigner would be helpful for a borrower to get a loan. We generally do not recommend cosigning the loan because what cosigning the loan really means is that the cosigner is agreeing to make all the payments on […]
About Don Opeka
Don and his wife Terri started Orion Mortgage in 1996. From the beginning, Orion Mortgage has been focused on customer satisfaction. The growing company was incorporated in Colorado on December 29, 1997. Our primary sources of business are repeat customers and referrals.
We strive to provide the best possible service to our clients at competitive pricing!
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Recently, a lady came to us for a Reverse Mortgage and wanted to add her significant other. They had been living together for more than 20 years. The home has been in her name alone. She wanted to add him to title and get a Reverse Mortgage so either could continue living in the property […]
When I talk about Reverse Mortgages, the common reaction is that people who would benefit from them don’t want one. My response is that during my many years in the mortgage industry, no one has ever come to me wanting a mortgage. Goal Examples You want to live in a certain home, but don’t have […]
Reverse mortgages can be used in many ways to increase cash flow for daily living. Following are some examples: A single lady came to us with about an $1100/month mortgage payment and about $1,300/month in Social Security income. This income/outgo situation clearly could not result in a balanced budget. She owed too much on the home to […]
A common situation where a Reverse Mortgage is helpful is when a person over 62 wants to move, but the equity in the old home is not adequate to pay cash for the new home. Some recent examples: You may be able to move and not have to worry about having a mortgage payment A […]
The background to these questions is that as we all age, our living arrangements often need to change. The changes can be the result of employment changes, health changes, or death of a spouse. The employment changes typically come as a person reaches the end of their full time employment. Health changes can be a […]