Equity Release provides home owners over the age of 55 with the facility to release money from their home.

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Originally formed in 1991 we were created to represent the industry, setting robust standards and raising public and political awareness of the equity release.

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When considering an equity release plan we recommend customers talk to a specialist member of The Council. All of our members have agreed to abide by our standards and principles.

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Member, industry and consumer events calendar.

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Our brochure provides clear information and details on what you need to consider.

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What does Equity Release mean for you?

What does Equity Release mean for you?

18 May 2018

Many more people are seeing Equity Release as a way to fund their retirement. But what are the plus and minus points to consider when looking at all the options?

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Equity Release now a key part of financial plans

Equity Release now a key part of financial plans

15 May 2018

With the significant increase in the Equity Release sector, it is now seen as a major part of retirement financial planning. The rise is due to the recent boom in the housing market and lower interest rates which have led to the spike in use of Equity Release plans.

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Industry to receive first mortgage study update from FCA

Industry to receive first mortgage study update from FCA

11 May 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority will present further detail of it's mortgage study to delegates at the FSE in Manchester on 16th May. Equity Release Chairman David Burrowes will be attending and will be chairing the later life lending panel debate.

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