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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 field by taking the bold step of moving away from Gilt-based early repayment charges (ERC’s) & introducing a fixed penalty basis covering the first eight years of the equity release loan. With […]

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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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Steps to Finding the Best Equity Release Scheme

By Mark Rumney on the 7th December 2014

Each year the equity release industry celebrates its achievements at the Merchants Taylors Hall with its version of the Equity Release Awards 2014. This year in...

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Revealed – How the Bank of Mum & Dad use Equity Release to Fund 1st Time Buyers

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 5th July 2014

  It has recently come to my attention, having watched my own daughter attempt to buy her 1st property, how difficult it has become for 1st time buyers to fulfi...

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Before Using Equity Release Club Together All Available Savings and Benefits

By Mark Gregory on the 27th June 2013

Experience has shown that equity release should always be considered a lifetime mortgage of last resort.   With the popularity of equity release schemes reachin...

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FREE Valuation Offer With Hodge Lifetime

By Mark Gregory on the 26th February 2013

With growing interest in the Hodge Lifetime Flexible Mortgage, Equity Release Supermarket are pleased to announce a new FREE valuation deal for this market lead...

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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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Do Banks Offer Equity Release Schemes?

By Mark Gregory on the 11th December 2012

It has been a mystery why the UK mainstream banks haven’t fully embraced their traditional image of lenders to the masses, by entering into the realm of equity...

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Can I Still Move House if I Take Out an Equity Release Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th September 2012

When it comes to financial planning, it is essential to explore all your options carefully, but even more important is to understand the full implications of yo...

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