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Has Halifax’s Retirement Home Plan Seriously Been Overlooked As An Equity Release Alternative?

By Mark Gregory on the 11th December 2009

At a time when the equity release market is downsizing with the withdrawal of many lenders, alternative funding sources need to be recognised to help widen the options available. It is in the generic mortgage market that some unique & flexible mortgage products can be sourced that offer an alternative to the traditional roll-up lifetime […]

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Prudential Set To Withdraw From Selling Equity Release

By Mark Gregory on the 24th November 2009

Prudential has announced to the industry that it will withdraw from writing new equity release business in the New Year. The insurer will however continue to ma...

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

By Mark Gregory on the 28th October 2009

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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Saffron’s Withdrawal Leaves The Equity Release Market Lacking Spice?

By Mark Gregory on the 29th September 2009

Saffron Building Society  has announced it is to withdraw, albeit temporarily, from the equity release  market after meeting its lending targets for this year....

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Breathing ‘New Life’ to Buy to Let Mortgages – The Equity Release Way

By Mark Gregory on the 15th September 2009

Could equity release assist the resurgence in the buy to let market & reclaim it from the doldrums?   With the equity release market becoming more & more compet...

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