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What Happens to my Equity Release Plan When I Die?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th November 2019

When you die, your equity release plan is repaid. Your beneficiaries must inform your equity release lender and with a lifetime mortgage they usually have 12 months after your death in which to repay your plan. This is usually through the sale of your property; however it can be by any financial means. Once your equity release plan is repaid, the money left over will then form part of your inherit...

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Can I Repay Equity Release Early? Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 12th November 2019

You can repay equity release early, the most popular plans being lifetime mortgages, but depending upon the lender, the type of plan and when it started, early...

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Upward trend in single people using equity release to boost retirement

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th October 2019

The Equity Release Council’s October report shows that the number of over-65s living alone is on course to outnumber those aged under-65 for the first time on r...

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Over 50s sitting on the equivalent of £56,574 worth of extra space in their homes

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th October 2019

Older Brits are left with an average of 34 square metres of empty space in their homes after their children have flown the nest. The study of 2,000 UK adults o...

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Five trending destinations for autumn

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 17th October 2019

We haven’t had the best summer, and more bad weather is on the way. The good news is that it is now an ideal time to plan a getaway before the Christmas season.

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Top 5 ways to avoid loneliness in retirement

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 14th October 2019

Retirement is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with loved ones, but it can sometimes feel lonesome. Continue reading, below, to see how you can find meanin...

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5 best places to visit in the UK for seniors

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 8th October 2019

Have you always wanted to explore Britain’s best-kept secrets but never found the time? Retirement is an opportunity to spread your wings and see the things you...

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Around the World in Six Train Routes

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 7th October 2019

Train journeys afford a fuss-free way to explore exotic locales in retirement. Take a look here to discover six of the world’s most spectacular routes.

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What happens to your equity release plan if you go into long-term care?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 6th October 2019

If you’ve released equity from your property, you will need to think about how long-term care could affect your plan. Read on to find out more about you and you...

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How to mentally prepare yourself for retirement

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 4th October 2019

You have hopefully spent decades paying into a pension to support your retirement, but are you mentally prepared for the free-form years that lie ahead?

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