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Steps to Finding the Best Equity Release Scheme

By Mark Rumney on the 7th December 2014

Each year the equity release industry celebrates its achievements at the Merchants Taylors Hall with its version of the Equity Release Awards 2014. This year in particular, equity release schemes have been taken out in record amounts & have led to unprecedented growth. This has been for a number of reasons, but primarily the innovation […]

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How Your Medical History Can Enhance the Maximum Equity Release

By Simon Bates on the 15th November 2014

While equity release schemes have been available for many years, the concept of the enhanced equity release seems to have been a more recent addition. However,...

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Revealed – How the Bank of Mum & Dad use Equity Release to Fund 1st Time Buyers

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 5th July 2014

  It has recently come to my attention, having watched my own daughter attempt to buy her 1st property, how difficult it has become for 1st time buyers to fulfi...

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Switch Equity Release from Papilio UK – Time is running out

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th May 2014

In my last article on this subject in February 2013 I drew attention to the ease with which borrowers could escape the higher equity release  interest rates cha...

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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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How Equity Release Schemes Can Help Generate Extra Income in Retirement

By Mark Rumney on the 10th March 2014

Throughout our working lives, retirement always seemed a distant destination. Plans to ensure that financial security is bestowed upon us are often postponed, w...

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New Plans, New Providers, New Horizons – Equity Release 2014

By Mark Gregory on the 24th January 2014

Having been in the equity release industry for the past 14 years, there has never been as much optimism & confidence in this sector as there is now. Against a b...

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Can an Equity Release Adviser Provide Advice on Means Tested State Benefits?

By Mark Rumney on the 18th December 2013

During 13 years of giving equity  release advice, one of the first questions I ask new clients is whether they receive any means tested benefits or not. It’s a...

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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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Are you Releasing the Potential from your Retirement Apartment?

By Mark Gregory on the 20th October 2013

With an ever increasing ageing population, more and more retired homeowners find that their properties are becoming too big to live in. In conjunction with this...

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The Many (Sometimes Unusual) Reasons to Release Equity from Your Home

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 14th October 2013

During my 10 years as a Lifetime Mortgage specialist I have come across a plethora of reasons to make genuine use of equity release schemes. There are the most...

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Lowest Equity Release Interest Rate From Just Retirement

By Mark Gregory on the 11th July 2013

The most common research feature that customers consider with regards to equity release schemes is the interest rate. Over the past 12-18 months with increasing...

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How Does Equity Release Work?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 27th March 2013

Equity release schemes have risen in the popularity stakes over the past 12 months. With regular articles in the tabloids, and increasing government awareness,...

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How A Drawdown Lifetime Mortgage Provides Insurance for the Future

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 14th March 2013

Suddenly you’re approaching retirement and you’re left wondering – ‘where did the years go?’ Realisation is dawning on you all too clearly that from hereon in y...

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