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The Long Awaited Relaunch of SHIP as the ‘Equity Release Council’

By Mark Gregory on the 28th May 2012

SHIP (Safe Home Income Plans) will relaunch itself as The Equity Release Council and expand membership applications to include equity release advisers, solicitors, surveyors and any other relevant organisations.   From now on, all areas regarding equity release advice & products made available to the general public will be covered by this new body. This […]

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A Whole New Ball Game Begins with Home Equity Release Schemes

By Mark Gregory on the 21st May 2012

With interest rates being so low, and investments so sluggish, many people who had retired on a nest egg are starting to struggle. The crisis seems far from ove...

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Is it Worth Reviewing My Existing Equity Release Mortgage?

By Mark Gregory on the 4th May 2012

There are many reasons why you should sit down & review your existing equity release mortgage. Like any financial undertaking, products do evolve and change, ho...

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How Easy is it to Remortgage My Equity Release Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd April 2012

Equity release schemes have now been in existence for over 15 years in their current format. Here we answer some common questions such as – ‘Can I get a better...

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Stonehaven Equity Release Schemes – Now Available In Scotland

By Mark Gregory on the 20th April 2012

  News today in the equity release sector, is that Stonehaven’s range of equity release schemes are now available in mainland Scotland.   Stonehaven have been p...

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Home Reversion Can Still Play a Part in the Whole Equity Release Scheme of Things

By Mark Gregory on the 7th April 2012

Home reversion schemes have literally had their nose pushed out of the equity release market upon entering the year 2012. There has been a significant rise in t...

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No Early Repayment Charge Equity Release Plan Launched by Hodge Lifetime

By Mark Gregory on the 2nd April 2012

Following in the steps of the Stonehaven Interest Select plan, Hodge Lifetime are launching a new equity release plan with repayment options that include NO ear...

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Why Now Might Prove to Be a Good Time to Take Out an Equity Release Plan: Given the Competitiveness of the Market

By Mark Gregory on the 12th March 2012

Equity release schemes and equity release remortgage deals allow you to extract the equity tied up within the bricks & mortar of your home. The tax free cash is...

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What is an Impaired Life or Enhanced Equity Release Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th February 2012

There is no denying the fact that an impaired life or enhanced equity release plan sounds a little cold and cruel – after all, the actuaries at the insurance co...

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EQUITY RELEASE SUPERMARKET RATE ALERT…Stonehaven Reduce Rates

By Mark Gregory on the 10th February 2012

Just as you thought things couldn’t get much better with equity release interest rates, Stonehaven have joined the latest interest rate war by announcing the lo...

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