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Can You Repay Equity Release Early? Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

You can repay equity release early, the most popular plans being lifetime mortgages, but depending upon the lender, the type of plan and when it started, early repayment charges could apply. These may be onerous, making it unrealistic to get out of equity release early. That said, many new plans now offer fixed-term early repayment charges, making early repayment both practical and achievable. […]...

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Do you have to pay tax on equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

No, you don’t pay tax on equity release. The money you receive is tax free, but what you do with your money may be subject to tax. For example, if you don’t use...

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Equity Release for Leasehold Properties

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

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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All You Need To Know About The Halifax Retirement Home Plan

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

Ever wondered what you will do after retirement? Taking a cruise around the world, completing those home improvements you always intended to make or enjoy helpi...

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How Can I Help My Children Buy Their First House?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

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 Long Does Equity Release Take?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

Equity release usually takes from between just 4-6 weeks, though at Equity Release Supermarket, we have cases where the whole process has been completed in just...

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Can You Take Out Equity Release With A Power of Attorney?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

The simple answer to this question is YES.   However, there needs to be an understanding of what type of Power Of Attorney (POA) is in force, when it was taken...

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

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

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

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

The industry definition of an equity release scheme is an over 55's mortgage, with the choice of deciding whether to make payments, and the scheme eventually be...

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Can Japanese Knotweed Affect Eligibility for Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

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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