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Category: Equity release

Despite the widespread economic gloom, the equity release market continues to grow and as a result, competition between providers has increased. In turn, this has…

The new service provides brokers and borrowers with access to a team of equity release conveyancing specialists, who guarantee to provide a 20-day turnaround on…

“Equity release gives consumers a choice. Most people would not want to be forced into the decision of having to move into a smaller property…

“It seems to me that Which? has a very outdated view on equity release and has not taken into consideration the market advancements of the…

The report has highlighted some of the pitfalls of equity release to the public and advised that it is only used after all other options…

Equity release becomes SAFER

The three companies, Key Retirement Solutions, Age Partnership and Equity Release Solutions represent over 50% of all equity release sales from intermediaries. Colin Taylor, Chief…

Making the grade

As of 6 April 2008, advisers who want to be considered ‘whole of market’ will need to have passed both the lifetime mortgage exams and…

According to Key, a number of specialist equity release providers will give retirees suffering from conditions including diabetes or a heart condition preferential terms on…

Stand by for take-off

The evolution of equity release has seen some major changes over the years and, despite the current market turmoil, Safe Home Income Plans (SHIP) –…

Simon Little, Home & Capital’s business development director, said: “Many elderly people just couldn’t believe the government figures saying that inflation was as low as…