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How Long Does the Equity Release Application Process Take?

By Mark Gregory on the 20th March 2019

The equity release market is currently at its peak with a record number of applications. For those aged over 55 and are considering releasing equity, here we review how the equity release application process works, how long it takes and the involvement required.   The equity release sales process is now the most streamlined since […]

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Equity Release: How Long Does It Take?

By Mark Gregory on the 16th January 2019

If you are approaching retirement, or are already retired, you may be looking for ways to boost your pension pot. This is where - in some instances - equity rel...

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Can Japanese Knotweed Affect Eligibility for Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 20th March 2018

Borrowing money against your home in retirement was once a cumbersome process, but this has become easier over the years, thanks to lenders becoming more relaxe...

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Why the Nationwide Equity Release Tie Actually Boosts Uptake of Independent Advice

By Mark Rumney on the 1st December 2017

The announcement by Nationwide Building Society to enter the lifetime mortgage market is a great boost to the world of equity release. They are, after all, the...

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Why Retirement Advantage’s New Buy-to-Let Equity Release Helps Tip the Balance Back in Landlords Favour

By Mark Gregory on the 28th August 2017

The launch of new buy-to-let equity release schemes from Retirement Advantage shows how this emerging financial services sector is positively looking to help in...

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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 industr...

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Equity Release - Helping You Plan for an Uncertain Future

By Mark Gregory on the 17th July 2016

Post Brexit, there will be many guesses as to how the economy will fair, equity release interest rates included. This post looks at where lifetime mortgage inte...

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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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What Borrowing Options Exist with Old Prudential Equity Release Plans?

By Mark Rumney on the 3rd May 2016

The first quarter of 2016 has seen a huge amount of equity release lending. Equity Release Council statistics show that £393 million pounds of equity was releas...

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Equity Release 2016 – The Changing Landscape

By Allen Tomlinson on the 6th April 2016

Looking back a mere 12 months or so, the landscape of Equity Release and in particular, Lifetime Mortgages has changed dramatically. Yes, the number of people u...

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