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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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Why an Interest Only Lifetime Mortgage Calculator is The Starting Point for Your Research

By Mark Gregory on the 26th February 2015

Are you sure an interest only lifetime mortgage is the best product for you? Are you even sure any lifetime mortgage is correct for you? Entering retirement can...

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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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Why London Housing Statistics show Equity Release on the Agenda

By Mark Gregory on the 20th May 2014

Anytime housing values begin to increase, it is time to assess the home buying situation. Retirement has been a topic of some concern for those heading into the...

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Can an Equity Release Adviser Provide Advice on Means Tested State Benefits?

By Mark Rumney on the 18th December 2013

During 13 years of giving equity  release advice, one of the first questions I ask new clients is whether they receive any means tested benefits or not. It’s a...

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Equity Release Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 3rd November 2013

I recently read an advertisement in a National newspaper extolling the virtues of Equity Release and was surprisingly written on behalf of one of the main equit...

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Can I Repay Equity Release Early? Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 18th August 2012

If you are considering taking equity release and early repayment maybe on the horizon, then selecting the right equity release plan is essential to avoid potent...

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Has Your Prudential Equity Release Application Expired?

By Mark Gregory on the 12th April 2010

Prudential equity release schemes were withdrawn on 31st December 2009, however the application period was extended in order for pipeline cases to reach satisfa...

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