Can I mortgage a house I already own?
Likewise, people ask, can I get a mortgage on a house I already own?
Another way to get a mortgage on a house you already own is by taking out a reverse mortgage. Only people 62 years old and older can take out this loan. Essentially, it's a program that allows the homeowner to make money on the equity of their home and is only used in when really needed.
Accordingly, can I remortgage a home I own outright?
As your home is mortgage-free, lenders can't 'remortgage'. If you've purchased a property outright using cash or have paid off a mortgage already, it shows lenders that you're financially stable and securing a mortgage should be a smooth process.
A mortgage is a loan that a bank or mortgage lender gives you to help finance the purchase of a house. It is most advantageous to borrow approximately 80% of the value of the house or less. The house you buy acts as collateral in exchange for the money you are borrowing to finance the mortgage for a house.