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Can I Have A Mortgage In Retirement?

By Mark Gregory on the 7th February 2010

Although many pensioners are eligible for a mortgage in retirement, many are not even considering this as an option, or even aware they could apply for one.   Equity release can be a final solution for borrowing in retirement once all other potential avenues of capital raising have been explored, however equity release can be […]

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How To Fund The Purchase Of A New Property With An Equity Release Scheme

By Mark Gregory on the 20th January 2010

The advantages of equity release being used to raise capital from property have been widely advertised. It is commonly known that their uses have been to enhanc...

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How To Minimise The Setting Up Costs Of An Equity Release Plan

By Mark Gregory on the 4th January 2010

Keeping the initial equity release set up costs down to a minimum will be of great benefit in maximising the gross release from the lender… & in turn your pocke...

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Prudential Set To Withdraw From Selling Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 24th November 2009

Prudential has announced to the industry that it will withdraw from writing new equity release business in the New Year. The insurer will however continue to ma...

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Equity Release – Can it Be Used As a Means Of Bridging Finance?

By Mark Gregory on the 28th October 2009

The industry definition of an equity release scheme is an over 55’s mortgage, albeit with no monthly repayments & finally settled on death or moving into long t...

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Breathing ‘New Life’ to Buy to Let Mortgages – The Equity Release Way

By Mark Gregory on the 15th September 2009

Could equity release assist the resurgence in the buy to let market & reclaim it from the doldrums?   With the equity release market becoming more & more compet...

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