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Legal & General Equity Release – Visionary Views & Sea Change Needed

By Mark Gregory on the 14th October 2015

The equity release marketplace in 2015 has been undergoing a period of growth and innovation which has been long overdue. There are major factors influencing this potential golden generation of competitive equity release plans. Helping matters has been a new big brand household name – Legal & General who are aiming to take a large […]

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How the New Marsden Retirement Mortgage Can Help Boost Equity Release Lending

By Mark Gregory on the 26th September 2015

Equity release specialists are crying out for greater innovation in its product range to lenders at a time when the lifetime mortgage market potentially enters...

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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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Are you Releasing the Potential from your Retirement Apartment?

By Mark Gregory on the 20th October 2013

With an ever increasing ageing population, more and more retired homeowners find that their properties are becoming too big to live in. In conjunction with this...

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Hodge Lifetime Launch New Innovative Retirement Mortgage Plan

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 31st July 2013

Equity Release Supermarket can today announce the launch of  the new Hodge Lifetime Retirement Mortgage Plan.   Only available through a selected number of inte...

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Equity Release Becomes the New Inter Generational Equity Vehicle

By Mark Gregory on the 17th July 2013

With changing attitudes towards inheritance planning, and generational gifting becoming increasing common practice, we look at why equity release is being more...

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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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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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New Life Mortgages Buck the Trend & Launch a New 25 Year Interest Only Retirement Mortgage for the over 65’s

By Mark Gregory on the 10th October 2012

The tabloids are currently awash with articles proclaiming the death knell for the interest only mortgage. We only heard a few days ago the Nationwide are just...

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Equity Release Calculators – How They Can Help You

By Mark Gregory on the 1st July 2011

An increasing number of senior citizens now opt for equity release schemes with the aim to release cash (equity) from their property. This can be a wise decisio...

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Some Crucial Benefits of Halifax Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 29th May 2011

The Halifax equity release scheme is an interest only lifetime mortgage plan. It is specially developed for retired individuals to boost their retirement standa...

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An Introduction To The Halifax Retirement Mortgage

By Mark Gregory on the 17th May 2011

It is of paramount importance that you make sure you have a steady source of income or enough capital after you retire to maintain a comfortable standard of liv...

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Is Equity Release A Good Option To Secure Your Future?

By Mark Gregory on the 25th August 2010

More and more people have started enquiring about equity release schemes. The growing popularity of equity release schemes is no surprise since the rate of retu...

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Are Mortgages Available in Retirement & What Income Is Acceptable To Lenders?

By Mark Gregory on the 30th June 2010

It is becoming more common for people reaching state retirement age to still have a mortgage running into retirement. Even more so, there is a growing demand fo...

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