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Practical Help For People Providing Care For the Elderly

By Mark Gregory on the 28th February 2014

Perhaps one of the most important aspects of the long term care system in the UK is the breadth and quality of informal and formal carers for those individuals who find out that they do, or will, in fact need some kind of care or assistance during their later years. In 2011, the Dilnot Report […]

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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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Getting the Lowest Equity Release Rate with Aviva Doesn't Mean Going Direct

By Mark Gregory on the 13th February 2014

Did you know that if you arranged your equity release direct through Aviva Direct, rather than using an independent equity release brokerage such as Equity Rele...

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Keeping Up With the Equity Release Market

By Mark Gregory on the 13th February 2014

The financial market requires every player in the industry to be equipped with as much information as possible, so as to enable the provision of quality service...

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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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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 Equity Release Schemes Prevent you Becoming an ‘Interest Only Mortgage Prisoner’?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd December 2013

It seemed such a sensible thing to do at the time. Perhaps you were just starting out on the property ladder or you wanted to move up market to afford that drea...

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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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