Category: Blog – Equity Release

A ‘Lifetime Interest-Only’ mortgage could give consumers the benefit of a rollup lifetime mortgage but with an interest served portion on top to reach higher LTVs.

Equity release is virtuous, not sinful.

What’s required now is further proactivity on the part of regulators to create the necessary space for provider innovation and customer accessibility.

It is perhaps not surprising that more mainstream operators have been eyeing the sector up, and now seem to be making their moves.

Tomorrow’s World

We still don’t have the flying car, or the robotic butler, but from an equity release perspective tomorrow’s world is now a lot closer.

Advisers and consumers alike are often confused or completely oblivious to the existence and benefits of enhanced lifetime mortgages.

In many ways the world of lifetime mortgages is behind the curve when compared to its residential cousin

“You get the best seats”

He reckoned one of the most positive things about having multiple sclerosis and having to use a wheelchair was that he got to sit right in the front row at concerts and football matches: no queues and uninterrupted views.

Just when I thought I was out

Bob Hunt is chief executive of Paradigm Mortgage Services   “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in” – so says Michael…

Rob Clifford is chief executive of If I Were You and CENTURY 21 UK   While the latest figures from the Bank of England revealed…