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How Long Does the Equity Release Application Process Take?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd November 2018

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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Common and Unusual Equity Release Uses

By Mark Rumney on the 31st March 2016

Having been advising on equity release for 15 years, I’ve met hundreds of people who’ve released money from their home to spend how they so wish. Most tend to s...

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Weigh Up the Alternatives First - Equity Release Isn’t Always the Answer to Funding Long Term Care Costs

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 1st January 2015

With long term care becoming increasingly topical, Equity Release Supermarket are encountering many enquiries where children & attorneys are considering equity...

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Practical Applications of the Pure Retirement Drawdown Plan

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd March 2014

Pure Retirement recently became the latest equity release provider to enter the lifetime mortgage market.  Launched in January 2014, it signalled the re-emergin...

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How Equity Release Schemes Can Help Generate Extra Income in Retirement

By Mark Rumney on the 10th March 2014

Throughout our working lives, retirement always seemed a distant destination. Plans to ensure that financial security is bestowed upon us are often postponed, w...

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Can I Move Home with Equity Release?

By Mark Gregory on the 26th February 2014

One of the most common questions we get asked as equity release advisers is whether a lifetime mortgage is ‘flexible’ enough to meet any future change in circum...

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New Plans, New Providers, New Horizons – Equity Release 2014

By Mark Gregory on the 24th January 2014

Having been in the equity release industry for the past 14 years, there has never been as much optimism & confidence in this sector as there is now. Against a b...

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Are Self Cert Mortgages Available in Retirement?

By Mark Gregory on the 23rd April 2013

Self-certification mortgages are mortgages that are available without a formal income check. Self cert mortgages can be a good option for self-employed or indep...

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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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Why Are You Still With Papilio UK Equity Release?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 15th February 2013

Are you one of those lifetime mortgage borrowers who were originally with Northern Rock but, since March 2012, have seen the ownership of your mortgage transfer...

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Will Equity Release Providers Accept Repayments of Interest and/or Capital?

By Mark Gregory on the 13th January 2013

A common question that the over 55’s are asking these days is whether equity release schemes are flexible enough to accept repayments of interest and/or capital...

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When Equity Release is NOT Right For You!

By Mark Gregory on the 30th December 2012

This article looks at why a release of equity from your home may NOT be in your best interests, after all Equity Release Supermarket is an impartial website and...

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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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Equity Release – The Only Way is Ethics

By Mark Gregory on the 21st October 2012

With news that equity release schemes are becoming more of a mainstream mortgage for the over 55’s, we look at how the equity release market is regulating the p...

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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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