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Equity Release Solicitors: What They Do and Why They’re Essential

By Mark Gregory on the 11th July 2018

As you are reading this article, chances are you already know a thing or two about equity release and want to flesh out the finer details. If so, you’ve come to the right place. At Equity Release Supermarket, we are long-standing members of the Equity Release Council, or ERC (the industry’s governing body), which means […]

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The Pros and Cons of Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 6th July 2018

Our home is our sanctuary, our haven of safety, and, for many, our biggest asset. It’s perhaps for this reason that last year nearly 39,000 UK homeowners used t...

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Legal & General Optional Payment Lifetime Mortgage - A Toe in the Water Before a Dive into the Retirement Interest Only Market?

By Mark Gregory on the 30th April 2018

The recent launch of Legal and General Home Finance’s Interest-Only Lifetime Mortgage has generated a lot of media commentary. The Optional Payment Lifetime Mor...

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Do you have to pay tax on equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th April 2018

Equity release is becoming an increasingly popular way for older homeowners to access the money tied up in their homes. Figures published by the Equity Release...

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Equity Release for Leasehold Properties

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd March 2018

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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Can you have lodgers or tenants on an equity release property?

By Mark Gregory on the 21st March 2018

With equity release, a fast-growing product in the mortgage industry, there are several issues which homeowners seeking equity release plans for comparison need...

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Can Japanese Knotweed Affect Eligibility for Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 20th March 2018

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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What rising house prices means for equity release

By Mark Gregory on the 16th March 2018

Rising house prices are a common topic of conversation. Bemoaned by many, they are welcomed by others. One particular group finding a new advantage in the incre...

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Equity release in London rises

By Mark Gregory on the 4th January 2018

Homes in London are known for being extremely expensive, but this year house prices have shown signs of slowing down. This doesn’t mean that the houses are now...

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Borrowing in Retirement

By Mark Gregory on the 18th December 2017

One significant development in the financial services industry since the financial crash of 2008 has been the indecision of the future of retirement mortgage pr...

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