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Are UK retirees really ready for retirement?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 4th March 2019

After spending several decades surviving lengthy commutes and sacrificing family time, you deserve a relaxing retirement. However, for many, there are several serious financial questions to tackle before any downtime can be enjoyed. One of these concerns is the ever-widening retirement saving gap. By 2050, economists predict that the differential between the cost of living and weekly income will...

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New Year, New Us: How We’re Upgrading in 2019

By Mark Gregory on the 20th December 2018

While 2018 has been a year of uncertainty for many, for us at Equity Release Supermarket, it has been a time of positive change. We began the year with a clear...

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Legal & General Optional Payment Lifetime Mortgage - A Toe in the Water Before a Dive into the Retirement Interest Only Market?

By Mark Gregory on the 30th April 2018

The recent launch of Legal and General Home Finance’s Interest-Only Lifetime Mortgage has generated a lot of media commentary. The Optional Payment Lifetime Mor...

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Would You Support Your Parents to Take Equity Release?

By Mark Rumney on the 10th December 2017

Having advised on equity release schemes for over 17 years, I’m fully aware withdrawing capital from your home is a very important decision. It is probably 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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Innovation, Progress & Development Within the Equity Release Market

By Mark Gregory on the 1st June 2016

Equity release in 2016 is set to continue its strong growth from 2015 which broke all previous retirement lending records. With new lenders such as Legal & Gene...

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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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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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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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Review your Papilio UK (Northern Rock) Lifetime Mortgage to Calculate the Substantial Savings You Can Make

By Mark Gregory on the 5th April 2016

One of the casualties on the 2008 financial crash was the Newcastle based – Northern Rock bank. For the first time in over 180 years, we saw a run on a bank in...

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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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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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Welcome to the New Equity Release Supermarket Website!

By Mark Gregory on the 3rd January 2016

In 2008 Equity Release Supermarket developed their market leading website with innovative tools such as the Equity Release Comparison tables and Equity Release...

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Merry Christmas from everyone at Equity Release Supermarket!

By Mark Gregory on the 24th December 2015

From all the advisers at Equity Release Supermarket we would like to say thanks everyone who has made 2015 such a memorable year in so many ways. We have now gr...

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