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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 their 60s. In fact, over 55s are starting to realise while they have worked hard, they may not have enough in their pension portfolio to live on. 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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Can I Move Home with Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 26th February 2014

One of the most common questions we get asked as equity release advisers is whether a lifetime mortgage is ‘flexible’ enough to meet any future change in circum...

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Equity Release Calculators Leave No Stones Unturned

By Mark Gregory on the 13th February 2014

There are a great many home owners who are over the age of fifty-five but unaware of the potential benefits of equity release. This particular age group can str...

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Using a Lifetime Mortgage Calculator for Pension Supplement

By Mark Gregory on the 13th February 2014

For many people aged over fifty-five, the prospect of surviving on their pension can be pretty bleak. However, for those who own their own home, equity release...

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Drawdown Lifetime Mortgages Offer the Key to Buying a New Static Caravan or Motorhome

By Mark Gregory on the 15th December 2013

One the great advantages of Equity Release or Lifetime Mortgages is the ability to raise extra cash to enjoy in your retirement. Although a recent study showed...

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