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How to stay safe in the garden this summer

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 4th May 2021

Find out ways you can make your garden safer and more manageable in time for the summer sun.

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Will 95% LTV Mortgage Schemes Help or Hinder New Buyers in the Long-Term?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 13th April 2021

For first-time buyers, could 5% deposits really be the leg up necessary to get on the property ladder? Or will it take more than reduced upfront fees to make pr...

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Could equity release become more popular than remortgaging for older borrowers?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 23rd March 2021

If you’re over 55 and find yourself coming towards the end of your current mortgage deal, you will want to understand your options. Namely, how does equit...

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How Your Medical History Can Enhance the Maximum Equity Release

By Simon Bates on the 22nd February 2021

While equity release schemes have been available for many years, the concept of the enhanced equity release seems to have been a more recent addition. However,...

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Why Are You Still With Papilio UK Equity Release?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd February 2021

Are you one of those lifetime mortgage borrowers who were originally with Northern Rock but, since March 2012, have seen the ownership of your mortgage transfer...

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How Equity Release and Power of Attorney Can Work In Tandem

By Glen Pike on the 22nd February 2021

Here at Equity Release Supermarket we occasional experience children and attorney’s contacting us asking whether they can take out equity release on behalf of s...

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Can I Repay Equity Release Early? Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

You can repay equity release early, the most popular plans being lifetime mortgages, but depending upon the lender, the type of plan and when it started, early...

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Do you have to pay tax on equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

No, you don’t pay tax on equity release. The money you receive is tax free, but what you do with your money may be subject to tax. For example, if you don’t use...

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What happens to your equity release plan if you go into long-term care?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd February 2021

If you’ve released equity from your property, you will need to think about how long-term care could affect your plan. Read on to find out more about you and you...

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Equity Release for Leasehold Properties

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

More house owners are looking at equity release plans to free up funds from their properties for a variety of reasons. These may range from helping family membe...

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