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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, having a second base is something many families aspire to. It’s perhaps for this reason that some people are using an equity release scheme to buy a […]

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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 Equity Release Supermarket 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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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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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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Do you have to pay tax on equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th April 2018

Equity release is becoming an increasingly popular way for older homeowners to access the money tied up in their homes. Figures published by the Equity Release...

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Equity Release for Leasehold Properties

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd March 2018

More house owners are looking at equity release plans to free up funds from their properties for a variety of reasons. These may range from helping family membe...

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