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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 biggest building society in the UK, and their decision to start offering products to their customers, via a third-party advice arm, is another example of equity release becoming […]

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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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Is the Halifax Equity Release Plan Still Available for Pensioners?

By Mark Gregory on the 25th February 2016

Borrowing into, or actually in-retirement is a contentious issue in 2016. We’ve had the credit crunch more than 7 years ago now, which saw as result the FCA dem...

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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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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 Equity Release and Power of Attorney Can Work In Tandem

By Glen Pike on the 11th December 2014

Here at Equity Release Supermarket we occasional experience children and attorney’s contacting us asking whether they can take out equity release on behalf of s...

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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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Equity Release – Important Questions Answered

By Mark Gregory on the 16th December 2010

Before entering into for equity release, you need to be well versed with this financial product. Below are answers to some common questions that might make your...

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Saffron’s Withdrawal Leaves The Equity Release Market Lacking Spice?

By Mark Gregory on the 29th September 2009

Saffron Building Society  has announced it is to withdraw, albeit temporarily, from the equity release  market after meeting its lending targets for this year....

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