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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 are being forced to turn to the Bank of Mum and Dad for financial help […]

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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 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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Legal & General Optional Payment Lifetime Mortgage - A Toe in the Water Before a Dive into the Retirement Interest Only Market?

By Mark Gregory on the 30th April 2018

The recent launch of Legal and General Home Finance’s Interest-Only Lifetime Mortgage has generated a lot of media commentary. The Optional Payment Lifetime Mor...

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Equity Release for Leasehold Properties

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd March 2018

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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Can you have lodgers or tenants on an equity release property?

By Mark Gregory on the 21st March 2018

With equity release, a fast-growing product in the mortgage industry, there are several issues which homeowners seeking equity release plans for comparison need...

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Can Japanese Knotweed Affect Eligibility for Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 20th March 2018

Borrowing money against your home in retirement was once a cumbersome process, but this has become easier over the years, thanks to lenders becoming more relaxe...

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