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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 affordable, but it is likely they will be more affordable in the future – and that isn’t all. Senior homeowners in London have started to unlock large […]

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Ban on expat home ownership

By Mark Gregory on the 2nd January 2018

Expats living in Bahrain are going to be banned from owning homes in areas that are not seen as tourism or investment zones. MPs have banned expat home ownershi...

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10 Equity Release Points to Consider

By Mark Gregory on the 1st January 2018

More and more homeowners who are retired, or approaching retirement, are looking to discover the facts about equity release. There are many important issues to...

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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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Why knowledge is key in the equity release market

By Mark Gregory on the 16th December 2017

Anyone even vaguely contemplating equity release ought to be aware that, as with so many things, knowledge is power. Although equity release receives increasing...

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Using equity release money to go on holiday

By Mark Gregory on the 14th December 2017

While ‘spending the children’s inheritance’ used to be taken with a pinch of salt, many older people are releasing the money in their properties to enjoy it for...

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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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Can you move house if you’ve taken out equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 10th December 2017

Are you a homeowner and looking at retirement solutions such as equity release? If so, what are the basics that you should be aware of, and what does it mean fo...

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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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Meet John Who Helped His Granddaughter Buy Her First Home

By Mark Gregory on the 29th November 2017

Meet John who is 78 years old and has admired his only granddaughter, Victoria who he’s seen grow up over the years. John is proud that Victoria has worked her...

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