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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 Mortgage plan aims to address some of the issues surrounding the plight of over 1.6 million interest-only mortgage prisoners. But is the product worthy of all the fuss? Here we discuss the […]

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Stonehaven Equity Release Rebrand to ‘Retirement Advantage’

By Mark Gregory on the 29th May 2015

Further evidence of the progress & changes within the equity release industry has been witnessed this week after Stonehaven rebranded its name to ‘Retirement Ad...

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Where Can I get an Interest Only Mortgage in Retirement?

By Mark Gregory on the 8th May 2014

Options are limited, but there are mortgage lenders that will still lend on an interest only basis in retirement. The problem is that most conventional lenders...

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How the FCA Interest Only Mortgage Review May Impact Sales of Interest Only Lifetime Mortgages

By Mark Gregory on the 5th May 2013

May 2013 will be remembered as the wake-up call for customers with interest only mortgages. After all the talk about time bombs ticking down to zero, the FCA (F...

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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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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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Which Equity Release Companies Accept Payments of Interest &/or Capital?

By Mark Gregory on the 14th January 2013

Following on from the last article entitled – ‘Will Equity Release Providers Accept Repayments of Interest and/or Capital?‘ we now look at the three companies c...

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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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What Are My Options if I Still Have a Mortgage When I Reach Retirement Age?

By Mark Gregory on the 12th November 2012

Retirement mortgages are becoming a rare breed. Nevertheless, with good research provided by an experienced equity release adviser, there are still such product...

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Stonehaven’s New Equity Release – Interest Select to Inheritance Protect

By Mark Gregory on the 8th March 2011

On Thursday 3rd March 2011, the equity release market saw another welcome lender return with Stonehaven relaunching their Lump Sum & Interest Select plans.   Ha...

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