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How to Fund a Round-the-World Trip with Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 6th August 2018

Carpe diem – or ‘seize the day’ — may be an expression familiar to most people, but, for each, it can mean something completely different. For some people this might mean spending more time with the family, taking up new hobbies or revisiting old ones. For others, though, this can mean travelling to those ‘must-visit’ […]

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What Happens to my Equity Release Plan When I Die?

By Mark Gregory on the 31st July 2018

At Equity Release Supermarket, we understand that when a loved one dies, dealing with their financial arrangements is probably the last thing on your mind […]

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Equity Release Solicitors: What They Do and Why They’re Essential

By Mark Gregory on the 11th July 2018

As you are reading this article, chances are you already know a thing or two about equity release and want to flesh out the finer details. If so, you’ve come to...

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The Pros and Cons of Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 6th July 2018

Our home is our sanctuary, our haven of safety, and, for many, our biggest asset. It’s perhaps for this reason that last year nearly 39,000 UK homeowners used t...

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Would you like greater flexibility?

By Mark Gregory on the 11th June 2018

Medical experts spend a lot of time telling us how important it is to be flexible in later life. The adage of ‘use it or lose it’ couldn’t be truer when it come...

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How Flexible are Lifetime Mortgages for Residential Interest-Only Customers Looking to Escape & Maintain Status Quo?

By Simon Maher on the 29th May 2018

There has been much publication around the subject of interest-only mortgages in the residential property market and later life lending. One option for people s...

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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 Mor...

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What are retirement interest-only mortgages?

By Mark Gregory on the 30th April 2018

There are currently very few options for older people wanting to continue their mortgages into retirement. While many lenders have relaxed their upper age limit...

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The benefits of using an online equity release calculator

By Mark Gregory on the 23rd April 2018

Equity release is an increasingly popular means of accessing the money tied up in a property, with the Equity Release Council reporting a 40% increase in lendin...

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Equity release - A lifeline for those with interest-only mortgages?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th April 2018

Nearly one in five existing mortgage customers have an interest-only mortgage and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is concerned that shortfalls in repaymen...

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