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Interest Rate War Stokes Up the Equity Release Market

By Mark Gregory on the 3rd September 2016

Equity Release Supermarket are currently experiencing the largest number of equity release interest rate reductions that have ever been witnessed in the industry. With lifetime mortgage rates now starting below 3% for the first time ever, and fixed rates below 4%, we look at the effect this can have on homeowners over the age of […]

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Do I Qualify for an Equity Release Mortgage?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 12th May 2016

There is several strict criteria equity release companies use to assess whether any individual is eligible to take out a lifetime mortgage, or home reversion pl...

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Why the OneFamily 2.96% Variable Interest Rate is a Game-Changer for the Future of Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 10th May 2016

Launching a unique range of variable & fixed rate equity release schemes, the OneFamily ‘Lite’ & ‘Standard’ plans may herald the start of the greatest innovatio...

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Stonehaven Equity Release Re-Launch With 8 Year Fixed Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 16th March 2015

When many equity release providers are competing directly in using their lifetime mortgage interest rates, Stonehaven have decided to compete in a different fie...

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How Low Can Equity Release Interest Rates Go?

By Mark Gregory on the 25th January 2015

Having been advising on Equity Release since the halcyon days of Norwich Union, I have seen a continual, albeit gradual decrease in the level of equity release...

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How Your Medical History Can Enhance the Maximum Equity Release

By Simon Bates on the 15th November 2014

While equity release schemes have been available for many years, the concept of the enhanced equity release seems to have been a more recent addition. However,...

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Aviva introduce two new flexible mortgage options for its equity release schemes in 2014

By Mark Gregory on the 1st June 2014

We have recently discussed the merits of the new 10% repayment option which are part of Aviva’s new range of flexible mortgage options that have been incorporat...

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Now Aviva Accept Voluntary Repayments - Does this Change the Future of Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 27th May 2014

Aviva equity release plans have proved the most popular form of lifetime mortgage scheme over the past 15 years. The reason for their popularity has been down t...

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Switch Equity Release from Papilio UK – Time is running out

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th May 2014

In my last article on this subject in February 2013 I drew attention to the ease with which borrowers could escape the higher equity release  interest rates cha...

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Why Going Directly to Aviva Equity Release Costs More than Using an Independent Equity Release Broker

By Mark Gregory on the 25th April 2014

When shopping for equity release schemes online you might think it would be better value to go direct to the lender. It only seems logical that cutting out the...

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