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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 circumstances?   Having reached retirement, experience has taught us all that life can be full of surprises and quite rightly this question is always high on the agenda. […]

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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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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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Equity Release Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 3rd November 2013

I recently read an advertisement in a National newspaper extolling the virtues of Equity Release and was surprisingly written on behalf of one of the main equit...

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Equity Release, Divorce and a Solution for ‘Silver Splitters’

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 24th October 2013

A new and rather unusual expression has recently emerged which is the term – ‘silver splitters’.  It hasn’t made the Oxford Concise Dictionary yet, but I suspec...

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What Leasehold Property Criteria is Acceptable to Equity Release Companies

By Mark Rumney on the 18th October 2013

When meeting new clients who are interested in releasing equity from their home, I’m often asked whether equity release companies will accept leasehold properti...

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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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How Equity Release Can Help You ‘Upsize’ while ‘Downsizing’

By Mark Gregory on the 30th September 2013

We often read comments in newspapers, or see reports on TV, that before taking equity release you should always consider your alternatives, as there maybe finan...

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