The Book

Understanding Reverse is released each year with fresh updates and edits as the reverse mortgage industry changes. While the book still answers the most common questions from consumers, it has also become the go-to handbook for the mortgage industry.

"Understanding Reverse is an indispensable tool for anyone in the reverse mortgage business or coming into the reverse mortgage industry. It is required reading for any new associate joining our law firm who will work on reverse mortgage issues. Dan’s understanding and commitment to the reverse mortgage industry is beyond compare!”


James M. Milano, LL.M, JD, Member
Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
Washington, DC

Understanding Reverse - 2019
2018-12-27T11:14:33-05:00

James M. Milano, LL.M, JD, Member
Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
Washington, DC

"Understanding Reverse is an indispensable tool for anyone in the reverse mortgage business or coming into the reverse mortgage industry. It is required reading for any new associate joining our law firm who will work on reverse mortgage issues. Dan’s understanding and commitment to the reverse mortgage industry is beyond compare!”

"Understanding Reverse is the most comprehensive guide to reverse mortgages out there today. Dan Hultquist skillfully breaks down the details of this nuanced loan product to help consumers and professionals fully comprehend the benefits of the loan. If you want to learn about this product, this is a must-read."


Jessica Guerin, Editor
HousingWire
Chicago, Illinois

Understanding Reverse - 2019
2018-12-27T11:19:13-05:00

Jessica Guerin, Editor
HousingWire
Chicago, Illinois

"Understanding Reverse is the most comprehensive guide to reverse mortgages out there today. Dan Hultquist skillfully breaks down the details of this nuanced loan product to help consumers and professionals fully comprehend the benefits of the loan. If you want to learn about this product, this is a must-read."

“A reverse mortgage can be a useful tool in a personal financial plan for many retirees, but it is often overlooked. Much of that is due to misunderstanding. Dan Hultquist, a very knowledgeable reverse mortgage professional and trainer, understands the utility and mechanics of reverse mortgages and explains them well."


Peter H. Bell, President and CEO
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
Washington, DC

 

Understanding Reverse - 2019
2018-12-27T11:40:16-05:00

Peter H. Bell, President and CEO
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
Washington, DC

 

“A reverse mortgage can be a useful tool in a personal financial plan for many retirees, but it is often overlooked. Much of that is due to misunderstanding. Dan Hultquist, a very knowledgeable reverse mortgage professional and trainer, understands the utility and mechanics of reverse mortgages and explains them well."

“Baby boomer retirees need to unlock the full potential of their home equity in retirement, and reverse mortgages can be that tool. In this book, Dan Hultquist expertly breaks down the functions and internal workings of reverse mortgages in a way that can help Americans properly utilize home equity to achieve more successful retirement outcomes.”


Jamie Hopkins, Professor of Retirement Income
The American College of Financial Services
Bryn Mawr, PA

Understanding Reverse - 2019
2018-12-27T11:45:59-05:00

Jamie Hopkins, Professor of Retirement Income
The American College of Financial Services
Bryn Mawr, PA

“Baby boomer retirees need to unlock the full potential of their home equity in retirement, and reverse mortgages can be that tool. In this book, Dan Hultquist expertly breaks down the functions and internal workings of reverse mortgages in a way that can help Americans properly utilize home equity to achieve more successful retirement outcomes.”
Understanding Reverse - 2019

NEW 2019 Updates:

In all, the 2019 edition contains over 70 significant changes to make this edition the cleanest, easiest-to-read explanation of the reverse mortgage since this project began in late 2013. Here are a few:

  • New chapter on lien seasoning
  • New chapter on proprietary reverse mortgages
  • Rewritten chapter on rate locking
  • Updated 2019 HECM Lending Limits

Here is what the press is saying about the book: