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How much money do I need in retirement?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 21st March 2019

It’s only natural to daydream about a retirement filled with expensive hobbies and sun-soaked holidays abroad. But have you really considered how much you will need to save to make this vision a reality? With living costs and life expectancy rising concurrently, it’s becoming even more difficult for people to predict how much they will need. Here we discuss some of the factors you should con...

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9 equity release terms explained

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 12th March 2019

Has equity release jargon left you scratching your head? Don’t worry. Here at Equity Release Supermarket, we understand that confusing language isn’t helpful wh...

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How will equity release impact my family?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 12th March 2019

If you’re considering an equity release plan, you’ll want to learn more about how your decision will affect those closest to you. In this blog post, we discuss...

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Does the reality of retirement match the UK’s aspirations?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 27th February 2019

It’s one thing hoping to retire at 66 years of age, but to do so with enough funds to sustain your golden years is another matter altogether. Without a sizeabl...

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Nominations for the 2019 'What Mortgage Awards' are open

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 14th January 2019

It almost seems like yesterday, but it’s a whole year since the process of voting in the 2018 What Mortgage Awards started. Last year, Equity Release Supermark...

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New Year, New Us: How We’re Upgrading in 2019

By Mark Gregory on the 20th December 2018

While 2018 has been a year of uncertainty for many, for us at Equity Release Supermarket, it has been a time of positive change. We began the year with a clear...

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Would you like greater flexibility?

By Mark Gregory on the 11th June 2018

Medical experts spend a lot of time telling us how important it is to be flexible in later life. The adage of ‘use it or lose it’ couldn’t be truer when it come...

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The benefits of using an online equity release calculator

By Mark Gregory on the 23rd April 2018

Equity release is an increasingly popular means of accessing the money tied up in a property, with the Equity Release Council reporting a 40% increase in lendin...

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Would You Support Your Parents to Take Equity Release?

By Mark Rumney on the 10th December 2017

Having advised on equity release schemes for over 17 years, I’m fully aware withdrawing capital from your home is a very important decision. It is probably the...

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Why the Nationwide Equity Release Tie Actually Boosts Uptake of Independent Advice

By Mark Rumney on the 1st December 2017

The announcement by Nationwide Building Society to enter the lifetime mortgage market is a great boost to the world of equity release. They are, after all, the...

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The answer to your retirement adventures

By Mark Gregory on the 24th August 2017

Retirement is a time to relax and enjoy life, but many people spend most of their retirement worrying about money and budgeting. If you can relate to this, and...

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Equity release helps over a dozen first time buyers a week

By Mark Gregory on the 23rd August 2017

Nowadays, becoming a homeowner for the first time is increasingly difficult. With average UK house prices standing at £223,257 as at June 2017, it means that, i...

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How to help your family with education fees

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd August 2017

Most parents want their kids to do well in life, and getting a good education is often key to achieving this aim. Yet, with the average student graduating from...

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Keeping wealth within the family

By Mark Gregory on the 21st August 2017

Late middle age may have its drawbacks, but for many people, it brings multiple benefits. With the mortgage often paid off, and hopefully years of fruitful reti...

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Using equity release to pay off mortgage

By Mark Gregory on the 19th August 2017

Do you have an interest-only mortgage? It is close to reaching maturity? Do you have enough money set aside to pay it off? If not, you’re not alone – it is thou...

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