How can I find out if my mom had a reverse mortgage before she passed away? 23 Answers as of September 30, 2013

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Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
Check the Recorders office for a copy of the deed of trust. You can also check with the mortgage company or check her personal papers.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 9/30/2013
Law Office of Pamela Braynon | Pamela Y. Braynon
You can check the public records in the county where the home is to see if there is a mortgage on the home, otherwise, you'll just have to wait until the company files a foreclosure.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 9/30/2013
O'Keefe Legal Services, L.L.C.
O'Keefe Legal Services, L.L.C. | Sean P. O'Keefe
In Maryland, you may research a record of that in the land records for the county where the property is owned.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Replied: 9/30/2013
Durkin Law, P.C.
Durkin Law, P.C. | Roger Durkin
It would be recorded in the country registry of deeds.
Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
Replied: 9/30/2013
James T. Weiner & Associates, P.C.
James T. Weiner & Associates, P.C. | James T. Weiner
Do a title search on her house in the Register of Deeds of the County where the house is located. If there is a mortgage of any kind on her house it will show in the title search.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/27/2013
    Peters Law, PLLC
    Peters Law, PLLC | Mark T. Peters, Sr.
    Go to the recorder's office and see if one was filed.
    Answer Applies to: Idaho
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Law Office of Patricia A. Simmons
    Law Office of Patricia A. Simmons | Patrica A Simmons
    You can do a title search or contact the County Recorder's office to see if any new documents were recorded prior to your mother's death.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    James Law Group
    James Law Group | Christine James
    Have an attorney or title company look on the title to the home.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Frederick & Frederick PLC | James P Frederick
    Check the real estate records with the county register of deeds. If there is a mortgage on the property, it will have been recorded. Many counties have these records available for access online. There may be a nominal charge to search or retrieve copies of the documents.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Durham Jones & Pinegar | Erven Nelson
    All mortgages are recorded like deeds in the county where the property is located. Check the county recorder's office if you have one. Also try the assessor or treasurer if necessary.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Darrell B. Reynolds, P.C. | Darrell B. Reynolds
    The best way to find out is to call the company.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Kokish & Goldmanis, P.C.
    Kokish & Goldmanis, P.C. | Bernard H. Greenberg
    It will appear in her documents and if you do an O & E report on the property.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Sebby Law Office
    Sebby Law Office | Jayne Sebby
    Look for the contract she signed with the mortgage company or bank.
    Answer Applies to: Nebraska
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Goldsmith & Guymon
    Goldsmith & Guymon | Dara Goldsmith
    Search the title at the county recorder's office. This information is only intended to give general information in response to an inquiry. It does not establish an attorney client relationship. This response is only based upon the limited facts presented and is merely intended to assist you in determining if you should contact an attorney to provide you with legal advice.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
    Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
    Look at your mothers mail, bank records and important papers.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    Ben T. Liu Law Office
    Ben T. Liu Law Office | Ben T. Liu
    Do a title search on the house.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 9/27/2013
    The Taylor Law Office L.L.C.
    The Taylor Law Office L.L.C. | Ian A. Taylor
    Generally mortgages are recorded in the register of deeds in your county. Depends on your state's laws. Check with your jurisdiction's recording office for deeds and you'll likely find or not find any current mortgages.
    Answer Applies to: South Carolina
    Replied: 9/27/2013
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