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CanI Take Out Equity Release on a Retirement Apartment

Can I take out equity release on a retirement apartment?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd February 2021

Retirement apartments have become increasingly popular with older people. But can you release equity from these properties? Take a look here to find out.

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Would You Support Your Parents to Take Equity Release?

By Mark Rumney on the 22nd February 2021

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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All You Need To Know About The Halifax Retirement Home Plan

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

Ever wondered what you will do after retirement? Taking a cruise around the world, completing those home improvements you always intended to make or enjoy helpi...

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Can you have lodgers or tenants on an equity release property?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

With equity release, a fast-growing product in the mortgage industry, there are several issues which homeowners seeking equity release plans for comparison need...

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How Can I Help My Children Buy Their First House?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

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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Equity release and Inheritance Tax: how much might you have to pay?

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd February 2021

How much could your estate expect to be taxed? And how could equity release affect this? Let’s find out.

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How Long Does Equity Release Take?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

Equity release usually takes from between just 4-6 weeks, though at Equity Release Supermarket, we have cases where the whole process has been completed in just...

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Can You Take Out Equity Release With A Power of Attorney?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

The simple answer to this question is YES.   However, there needs to be an understanding of what type of Power Of Attorney (POA) is in force, when it was taken...

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How To Fund The Purchase Of A New Property With An Equity Release Scheme

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

The advantages of equity release being used to raise capital from property have been widely advertised. It is commonly known that their uses have been to enhanc...

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Equity Release – Can it Be Used As a Means Of Bridging Finance?

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd February 2021

The industry definition of an equity release scheme is an over 55’s mortgage, albeit with no monthly repayments & finally settled on death or moving into long t...

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