Timothy Burke

CEO, National Family Mortgage

Timothy Burke is the founder and CEO of  National Family Mortgage, based in Belmont, Massachusetts. National Family Mortgage is America’s premier online solution for helping families properly document and manage real estate loans with their relatives. Since launching in late 2010, National Family Mortgage has facilitated over $350 million in mortgage loans between family members.

Mr. Burke holds an MS in Philanthropy from Suffolk University and a BA in English from Boston College.

A recognized expert on intra-family loans, Mr. Burke has managed nearly $1 billion in intra-family loan volume over his career. Burke has been interviewed and quoted in top financial publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Kiplinger, AARP, and syndicated columns nationwide. Mr. Burke is also a featured expert in the 2015 edition of  Nolo’s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home.


Articles By Timothy Burke

FAQs About Borrowing Money From Family or Friends to Buy a House
For many first-time home buyers, a loan from a friend or family member can make all the difference. But how to sort out the financial and other complexities of an intrafamily mortgage arrangement?
My Brother Is Loaning My Parents Money in a Reverse Mortgage. Should I Worry?
Question Our elderly parents live in their own home, and hope to stay there as long as possible. However, due to some medical expenses, they're running through their savings faster than expected. Last I heard, they were going to take out a reverse mortgage. But now I hear that my wealthy brother is going
Key Steps in Making an Intrafamily Reverse Mortgage Loan
Let’s say you and perhaps other members of your family are interested in setting up a reverse mortgage loan for another family member.
Can I Loan My Parents Money as a Reverse Mortgage?
An intra-family reverse mortgage on a home is possible and offers many benefits.