Reverse Mortgages

A reverse mortgage is a type of loan made to senior citizen homeowners, allowing them to use their homes as collateral to get cash and defer repayment. This project examines what reverse mortgages are and the legal framework surrounding reverse mortgages in British Columbia.

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