Equity release articles

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Home safety checklist for the festive season

06 December 2016 - Equity release

Short days and dark nights are the perfect excuse to draw the curtains and snuggle up in front of the fire.

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Evolving your lifestyle to suit retirement

22 November 2016 - Equity release

As retirement approaches, it’s a perfect time to take stock.

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Hobbies for the over 55’s: Fulfilling ways to fill your time

04 November 2016 - Equity release

As you look ahead to retirement, you’ve probably thought long and hard about your financial options and pension plans.

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You don’t have to feel alone this winter

26 October 2016 - Equity release

Loneliness is a growing problem for the older generation.

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Grey gap years: Why retirement is the perfect time to get away

25 October 2016 - Equity release

It’s commonplace for students to head off on a year of discovery before settling down into the world of university or work.

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Why it can pay to get your home winter ready the DIY way

07 October 2016 - Equity release

When it comes to home improvements and repairs, the over fifties definitely have the upper hand.

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Get away for longer: Winter sun seeking for the over 55s

30 September 2016 - Equity release

The recent sun-drenched days enjoyed by many parts of the uk have clocked up the hottest september temperatures since 1911.

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Five Simple Tools to Discover Your Home’s Value

23 March 2016 - Equity release

Whether you’re simply curious, or wish to include the equity you’ve invested in your home as part of a financial investment, it can be incredibly useful to have an up-to-date, accurate idea of your property’s value. and determining this value does n

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Top Seven Overseas Retirement Destinations

24 February 2016 - Equity release

Departing to a sun-soaked overseas destination is high up on the retirement wish list for many britons - looking to leave the rain behind and truly enjoy their golden years. if you are currently weighing up your options when it comes to retiring overseas, we have put together this guide to the top seven overseas retirement destinations for britons.

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Are Equity Release Products Regulated?

24 February 2016 - Equity release

Taking out an equity release plan is a big commitment, and not one which should be entered into lightly. designed to free up cash during retirement, or from as young as 55 years of age with some lenders; releasing equity can be an option during a period of your life when money should be less of a worry, and you should be able to enjoy peace of mind.

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Are Equity Release Plans Available for All Types of Property?

23 February 2016 - Equity release

The most common types of property will generally be accepted by the majority of lenders, so long as it is your main home, but of course there are exceptions.

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Can I Move House if I Take Out an Equity Release Plan?

23 February 2016 - Equity release

A concern for many people considering an equity release plan is whether it will tie them into remaining in their current home for the rest of their lives. as most equity release plans are developed to be long term arrangements, this can be an issue for people who may believe that it will inhibit their ability to move home as their future situation or health dictates.

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Can I Release Equity from My Home If I Still Have a Mortgage on My Property?

15 February 2016 - Equity release

Homeowners who have an outstanding mortgage are still eligible to release equity, on the basis that they meet the lenders criteria.

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50 Amazing Places to Visit Around the World When You Retire

28 January 2016 - Equity release

For many, retirement provides the perfect opportunity to put their feet up and enjoy some well-earned time off. however, for others, retirement is the perfect time to explore the world and enjoy a whole planet’s worth of unique experiences.

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Using the Average Equity Release Amount to Invest in Holiday Homes

28 January 2016 - Equity release

The equity release council’s autumn 2015 report revealed that the average equity release amount is £62,226 – a sum which could secure an enviable holiday home. so, here we look at homes around the world that you could finance with the help of the ave

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Unclaimed Estates in the UK

28 January 2016 - Equity release

It’s a common daydream to fantasise about being the unknowing recipient of a substantial windfall from a far-removed relative, receiving a grand sum for simply sharing blood with a recently deceased person of wealth.

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10 Facts You Have to Know About Equity Release

21 January 2016 - Equity release

Many uk residents may benefit from releasing equity from their home. if you are currently weighing up the possibility of releasing equity from your home, check out these 10 facts you simply have to know about equity release.

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Age Partnership Seeking Senior Leader For Field Sales Operation To Drive Growth Plans

30 September 2015 - Equity release

Age partnership is pleased to announce that it is seeking a new leader to head up its field sales operation to drive further growth of its face-to-face equity release advice service.

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Age Partnership Shadowing Service

19 July 2015 - Equity release

Opportunity for any adviser to shadow one of age partnership's equity release advice meetings

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Equity Release Rates Could Drop Below 5%

23 May 2013 - Equity release

equity release rates could plummet to sub 5% by the end of the year as the cost of funding continues to drive pricing down, writes ryan fowler. simon chalk, technical manager - equity release - at...

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Age Partnership To Launch Equity Release Lending Arm In 2013

01 February 2013 - Equity release

Age partnership is set to launch a specialised equity release lending arm in the second half of 2013.

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Equity Release Council Will Not Fill Rozario's Role

30 January 2013 - Equity release

Ms rozario, who will step down as director general in february, said her role would not be filled, but chairman nigel waterson would become the public face of the trade body. instead, she said, the board was...

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Thousands Utilising Equity Tied Up In Their Home

24 January 2013 - Equity release

Over 17,000 people released equity that was tied up in their homes in 2012, the strongest market performance since 2009, highlighting the growth of popularity of equity release as a means of providing additional...

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