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Common equity release myths that need addressing

By Mark Gregory on the 16th January 2019

p>In recent years, increasing numbers of homeowners have turned to their biggest asset to boost their income in retirement. Whether this means generating cash for urgent home repairs or freeing up funds for university-bound grandchildren, lifetime mortgages are quickly becoming more widely used in later life. But while people today are benefitting more than ever from the advantages of equity rele...

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Holiday Hotspots: Where to Travel to in Retirement

By Mark Gregory on the 16th January 2019

Home to Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania is a country which boasts both exotic wildlife and breathtaking natural beauty. It has long...

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Equity Release: How Long Does It Take?

By Mark Gregory on the 16th January 2019

If you are approaching retirement, or are already retired, you may be looking for ways to boost your pension pot. This is where - in some instances - equity rel...

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New Year, New Us: How We’re Upgrading in 2019

By Mark Gregory on the 20th December 2018

While 2018 has been a year of uncertainty for many, for us at Equity Release Supermarket, it has been a time of positive change. We began the year with a clear...

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Legal & General Income Lifetime Mortgage - A Wave or Ripple Effect for Equity Release Lending into 2019?

By Mark Gregory on the 25th November 2018

This week saw the launch of Legal & General’s Income Lifetime Mortgage plan, following hot on the heels of October’s release of the Saga Regular Drawdown plan....

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The Ultimate Bucket List: How to Spend Your Cash

By Mark Gregory on the 24th October 2018

Life may “begin at 40”, but the real fun, it seems, starts after retirement. According to recent research, it’s thought that as much as two-thirds of people pla...

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How Can I Help My Children Buy Their First House?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th October 2018

With research showing that UK Millennials now need 13 times their annual salary to buy a home in the nation’s capital, increasing numbers of first-time buyers a...

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How can I use my Property to Supplement my Pension?

By Mark Gregory on the 24th September 2018

Over the next ten years, it’s estimated that 7.7 million workers will retire. And while many will be anticipating a well-earned end to their working life, there...

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Can I Use Equity Release to Buy a Second Home?

By Mark Gregory on the 17th September 2018

Buying a second property is something many of us dream about. Whether it means family days by the beach or having another asset to leave to your children, havin...

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What is Compound Interest and how does it work with an Equity Release Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 3rd September 2018

One of the many questions asked by those thinking of taking out a lifetime mortgage is how much will it ultimately cost? It’s a question we get asked a lot here...

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Equity Release and the Possible Impact on Benefits

By Mark Gregory on the 24th August 2018

At Equity Release Supermarket, there is one question which crops up repeatedly: will equity release impact my eligibility for state benefits? Whilst this is dif...

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How to Fund a Round-the-World Trip with Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 6th August 2018

Carpe diem – or ‘seize the day’ — may be an expression familiar to most people, but, for each, it can mean something completely different. For some people this...

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What Happens to my Equity Release Plan When I Die?

By Mark Gregory on the 31st July 2018

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 […]

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

By Mark Gregory on the 11th July 2018

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...

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The Pros and Cons of Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 6th July 2018

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 t...

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