• What Happens to my Equity Release Plan When I Die?

    By Equity Release Supermarket Team on

    At Equity Release Supermarket, we understand that when a loved one dies, dealing with their financial arrangements is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, this is a time to grieve without having to worry about trivial matters. That said, at some point in the future, you are likely to be in this situation. Perhaps you, a relative or loved one has already taken out an equity release plan. If this is the case, then it’s important that you know what happens to your plan when you die – and so we have developed this guide to answer…

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  • Equity Release Solicitors: What They Do and Why They’re Essential

    By Equity Release Supermarket Team on

    As you are reading this article, chances are you already know a thing or two about equity release and want to flesh out the finer details. If so, you’ve come to the right place. At Equity Release Supermarket, we are long-standing members of the Equity Release Council, or ERC (the industry’s governing body), which means that we meet the high standards the Council sets out and have vast experience in advising our clients on what they need to do during the equity release process. One of these standards is that you must have at least one face-to-face meeting with an independent…

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  • The Pros and Cons of Equity Release

    Our home is our sanctuary, our haven of safety, and, for many, our biggest asset. It’s perhaps for this reason that last year nearly 39,000 UK homeowners used their property to boost their finances*. By using equity release plans, (the most common of which are known as lifetime mortgages), older homeowners are able to fund home improvements, help their children out financially or improve their lifestyles by accessing the money they have tied up in their property. However, lifetime mortgages are not for everyone, and it is essential that you weigh up the pros and cons of equity release before you…

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