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Nominations for the 2019 'What Mortgage Awards' are open

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 14th January 2019

It almost seems like yesterday, but it’s a whole year since the process of voting in the 2018 What Mortgage Awards started. Last year, Equity Release Supermarket were winners in the ‘Best Broker Website’ category and highly commended in the ‘Best Equity Release Adviser’ category.

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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 Income Lifetime Mortgage - A Wave or Ripple Effect for Equity Release Lending into 2019?

By Mark Gregory on the 25th November 2018

This week saw the launch of Legal & General’s Income Lifetime Mortgage plan, following hot on the heels of October’s release of the Saga Regular Drawdown plan....

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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 re...

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The Ultimate Bucket List: How to Spend Your Cash

By Mark Gregory on the 24th October 2018

Life may “begin at 40”, but the real fun, it seems, starts after retirement. According to recent research, it’s thought that as much as two-thirds of people pla...

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How Can I Help My Children Buy Their First House?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th October 2018

With research showing that UK Millennials now need 13 times their annual salary to buy a home in the nation’s capital, increasing numbers of first-time buyers a...

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How can I use my Property to Supplement my Pension?

By Mark Gregory on the 24th September 2018

Over the next ten years, it’s estimated that 7.7 million workers will retire. And while many will be anticipating a well-earned end to their working life, there...

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Can I Use Equity Release to Buy a Second Home?

By Mark Gregory on the 17th September 2018

Buying a second property is something many of us dream about. Whether it means family days by the beach or having another asset to leave to your children, havin...

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What is Compound Interest and how does it work with an Equity Release Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 3rd September 2018

One of the many questions asked by those thinking of taking out a lifetime mortgage is how much will it ultimately cost? It’s a question we get asked a lot here...

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Equity Release and the Possible Impact on Benefits

By Mark Gregory on the 24th August 2018

At Equity Release Supermarket, there is one question which crops up repeatedly: will equity release impact my eligibility for state benefits? Whilst this is dif...

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