Category: Equity release

More 2 life has launched a repayment calculator to show a client an interactive representation of the impact of making partial or no repayments on the remaining equity in their property over a 15 year period. 

A winner of the US Open – defeating Tiger Woods – and the HSBC World Match Play Championship in 2005, he became only the fourth player in history to have won both events in the same year, and by doing so added to an already successful European tour career.

He was previously sales and marketing director at My Acquisition Expert, connecting financial services partners with their target customers through the use of big data analytics and technology innovation

Fluent for Advisers, which has exclusively provided second charge packaging and referral services to brokers, has added specialist first charge and equity release services to its menu for adviser partners.

Retirement interest-only mortgages are a welcome addition to the later life lending space but there should be a closer alignment between the products and equity release options so consumers get more holistic advice, trade body representatives at FSE London concluded.

Answers in Retirement Group has launched its ‘Learning Hub’ for later life advisers at its Gloucester-based premises to provide advisers with both entry and advanced courses on all its Later Life Academy modules and workshops on its AIR Sourcing software. 

OneFamily has increased the maximum loan amount for its fixed rate lifetime mortgages from £750,000 to £1m and reduced interest rates for both standard and lite lifetime mortgages.

Retired homeowners have gained £45.7bn in property wealth in the past year despite housing market worries, analysis from equity release adviser Key has found.

Product terms, interest-only mortgages and downsizing as a repayment vehicle were voted top requirements for brokers providing later life advice for their clients, Marsden Building Society has found.

The CII-accredited webinars have an on demand feature, giving advisers the opportunity to visit the webinar section on the more 2 life website and complete the necessary courses at a time to suit them.