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How the FCA Interest Only Mortgage Review May Impact Sales of Interest Only Lifetime Mortgages

By Mark Gregory on the 5th May 2013

May 2013 will be remembered as the wake-up call for customers with interest only mortgages. After all the talk about time bombs ticking down to zero, the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) has now issued a regulatory warning, advising that action should be taken, and also how.   The interest only mortgage has been sold in […]

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Are Self Cert Mortgages Available in Retirement?

By Mark Gregory on the 23rd April 2013

Self-certification mortgages are mortgages that are available without a formal income check. Self cert mortgages can be a good option for self-employed or indep...

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Equity Release Schemes Available In Scotland

By Nigel Hall on the 28th March 2013

It’s been a long time coming, as the song goes but Scotland is at last catching up with the rest of the UK when it comes to the uptake of equity release schemes...

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How Does Equity Release Work?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 27th March 2013

Equity release schemes have risen in the popularity stakes over the past 12 months. With regular articles in the tabloids, and increasing government awareness,...

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Looking to Switch Lifetime Mortgage Schemes Could Prove Prudential

By Mark Gregory on the 10th February 2013

With lifetime mortgage schemes becoming increasingly commonplace and new borrowers on the increase, we look at how existing equity release customers could still...

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Which Equity Release Companies Accept Payments of Interest &/or Capital?

By Mark Gregory on the 14th January 2013

Following on from the last article entitled – ‘Will Equity Release Providers Accept Repayments of Interest and/or Capital?‘ we now look at the three companies c...

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Will Equity Release Providers Accept Repayments of Interest and/or Capital?

By Mark Gregory on the 13th January 2013

A common question that the over 55’s are asking these days is whether equity release schemes are flexible enough to accept repayments of interest and/or capital...

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What Are My Options if I Still Have a Mortgage When I Reach Retirement Age?

By Mark Gregory on the 12th November 2012

Retirement mortgages are becoming a rare breed. Nevertheless, with good research provided by an experienced equity release adviser, there are still such product...

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Stonehaven Equity Release Schemes – Now Available In Scotland

By Mark Gregory on the 20th April 2012

  News today in the equity release sector, is that Stonehaven’s range of equity release schemes are now available in mainland Scotland.   Stonehaven have been p...

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Home Reversion Can Still Play a Part in the Whole Equity Release Scheme of Things

By Mark Gregory on the 7th April 2012

Home reversion schemes have literally had their nose pushed out of the equity release market upon entering the year 2012. There has been a significant rise in t...

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