Reverse Mortgage Benefits

  • Get Cash in a lump sum or a line of credit
  • No monthly mortgage payments
  • Does not affect your Social Security*
  • Minimal income and credit requirements

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Welcome to Security 1 Lending!

Whether you're just starting to learn about the benefits of reverse mortgages or you're ready to fill out your loan application today, our highly experienced loan specialists are ready to help you.

Meet Your Area Reverse Mortgage Specialist

Dan Casagrade is a top producing reverse mortgage expert.  His primary objective is to educate you, your family and financial advisers on all aspects of a reverse mortgage. After meeting with Dan, you will have answers to all your questions on whether a reverse mortgage is right for you.


Dan’s 36 years of experience and a Master Degree from Harvard in business administration adds to his competency where he prides himself on being thorough, a great listener, quick to the point, as well as dependable and honest.

Professionally, Dan is a member of the Santa Cruz County Estate Planning Council, Santa Cruz Senior Roundtable Council, Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, Santa Cruz County Association of REALTORS® and the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association.  Personally, he is a very happy man; married and blessed with five loving adult children and seven beautiful grandchildren.  He is a “work hard, play hard, kind of guy.” Dan has travelled around the world, appeared on national television, jumped out of a perfectly good airplane, piloted airplanes and caught and released a huge shark in Australia. 

As a reverse mortgage specialist, Dan offers peace of mind and financial options to senior homeowners and hopes to hear from you soon!

About Us

Our number one goal is providing you with education that will help you make the best decision for your financial future. Dan Casagrade will walk you through all of your options with no pressure. Ethics and honesty serve as our fundamental principles, as we aim to provide financial independence to homeowners. Give us a call today!

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