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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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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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Equity Release Schemes Available In Scotland

By Nigel Hall on the 28th March 2013

It’s been a long time coming, as the song goes but Scotland is at last catching up with the rest of the UK when it comes to the uptake of equity release schemes...

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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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What are the Best Early Repayment Charges on Equity Release Schemes?

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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The Long Awaited Relaunch of SHIP as the ‘Equity Release Council’

By Mark Gregory on the 28th May 2012

SHIP (Safe Home Income Plans) will relaunch itself as The Equity Release Council and expand membership applications to include equity release advisers, solicito...

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A Whole New Ball Game Begins with Home Equity Release Schemes

By Mark Gregory on the 21st May 2012

With interest rates being so low, and investments so sluggish, many people who had retired on a nest egg are starting to struggle. The crisis seems far from ove...

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Stonehaven Equity Release Schemes – Now Available In Scotland

By Mark Gregory on the 20th April 2012

  News today in the equity release sector, is that Stonehaven’s range of equity release schemes are now available in mainland Scotland.   Stonehaven have been p...

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Home Reversion Can Still Play a Part in the Whole Equity Release Scheme of Things

By Mark Gregory on the 7th April 2012

Home reversion schemes have literally had their nose pushed out of the equity release market upon entering the year 2012. There has been a significant rise in t...

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