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Is the Lifetime Mortgage Calculator the Most Popular Analysis Tool?

By Mark Gregory on the 14th August 2014

You want to know how much equity you can release. It is the very reason you have started looking into products like equity release schemes for retirees. You are in need of money and you already have a budget you need to meet. Yet, you are unsure if it is feasible to afford the amount […]

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Aviva introduce two new flexible mortgage options for its equity release schemes in 2014

By Mark Gregory on the 1st June 2014

We have recently discussed the merits of the new 10% repayment option which are part of Aviva’s new range of flexible mortgage options that have been incorporat...

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Now Aviva Accept Voluntary Repayments - Does this Change the Future of Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 27th May 2014

Aviva equity release plans have proved the most popular form of lifetime mortgage scheme over the past 15 years. The reason for their popularity has been down t...

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Why London Housing Statistics show Equity Release on the Agenda

By Mark Gregory on the 20th May 2014

Anytime housing values begin to increase, it is time to assess the home buying situation. Retirement has been a topic of some concern for those heading into the...

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Where Can I get an Interest Only Mortgage in Retirement?

By Mark Gregory on the 8th May 2014

Options are limited, but there are mortgage lenders that will still lend on an interest only basis in retirement. The problem is that most conventional lenders...

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Why Going Directly to Aviva Equity Release Costs More than Using an Independent Equity Release Broker

By Mark Gregory on the 25th April 2014

When shopping for equity release schemes online you might think it would be better value to go direct to the lender. It only seems logical that cutting out the...

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How to Get the Best Aviva Equity Release Deal

By Mark Gregory on the 24th March 2014

While you might think that going direct to the biggest brand name in the equity release market would be your cheapest option when looking to unlock the equity i...

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Practical Applications of the Pure Retirement Drawdown Plan

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd March 2014

Pure Retirement recently became the latest equity release provider to enter the lifetime mortgage market.  Launched in January 2014, it signalled the re-emergin...

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What Kind of Equity Release is the Stonehaven Interest Select Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 5th March 2014

Equity release is an option for people who would like to benefit from some of the equity they own within their own home without actually having to sell their ho...

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Practical Help For People Providing Care For the Elderly

By Mark Gregory on the 28th February 2014

Perhaps one of the most important aspects of the long term care system in the UK is the breadth and quality of informal and formal carers for those individuals...

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