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Total equity release borrowing reached record £4.8bn in 2021: ERC

Total equity release borrowing reached record £4.8bn in 2021: ERC

By Mark Gregory on the 25th January 2022

Equity release clients borrowed a total of £4.8bn last year – a 24% rise on 2020’s figure, says the Equity Release Council (ERC). This included £4.3bn from 40,964 new plans and £500m from repeat clients...

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How Does Equity Release Work When You Die?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th January 2022

When you die, your equity release plan is repaid. Your beneficiaries must inform your equity release lender and with a lifetime mortgage they usually have 12 mo...

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Can I Rent Out My House If I Have Equity Release On It?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th January 2022

With equity release, a fast-growing product in the mortgage industry, there are several issues which homeowners seeking equity release plans for comparison need...

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Equity Release Supermarket expand operations with unveiling of new Group platform

By Mark Gregory on the 16th December 2021

With an intrinsic desire to help propel the industry’s digital and operational functionality, Equity Release Supermarket have now expanded their nationwide pla...

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Customers embracing technology as business bounces back

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 9th November 2021

Digital transformation has been a necessity for many businesses over the past 18 months to enable them to function, grow and meet the demands of consumers; and...

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Five reasons our smartER platform is set to transform the industry

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd September 2021

Our new smartER digital platform is the first in the industry to allow customers to search the whole of the market in real time to find the best equity release...

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A new office for a new era

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 13th September 2021

Last month saw the official opening of our new premises at Birchwood Park, Cheshire - a reflection of how we've continued to thrive as a business despite the ch...

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House purchases rocket as holidays take a hit in first half of 2021

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 17th August 2021

The number of our customers using equity release to purchase homes rose by a massive 196% in the first half of 2021, compared to the same period last year.

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The parent trap: Why are 75% of people still funding their grown-up children?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 14th July 2021

Our recent study revealed a staggering three-quarters of parents still provide financial support for their children long after they have flown the nest. But whe...

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How much could your care needs really cost you in later life?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 1st July 2021

A recent report by the Equity Release Council highlighted the ongoing funding crisis of the UK’s adult social care system. Let's take a closer look at the numbe...

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