Reverse Mortgage Demographics Changing As Program Matures

Recently released information from the Federal Housing Administration is showing that reverse mortgage borrowers are getting younger. The average age of a borrower in 2008 was 73 years old whereas in 1990 the average age was 76 years. The reverse mortgage has been most popular among single females but according to the 2008 data, this trend is decreasing as more single men and couples are getting reverse mortgages.