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A comprehensive reference guide, created to help financial advisers set up or develop their equity release business. Available in bite size sections to download and read at your leisure.

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The Council’s aims and objectives are centred on sustaining and growing this safe and innovative market. Find out about benefits, fees and the application process.

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Here you will find information about our policy consultation responses current and past, guidance, and policy updates.

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ERC Chairman David Burrowes writes on generational housing gap

ERC Chairman David Burrowes writes on generational housing gap

3 December 2018

David Burrowes writes about one of the most urgent issues that divides the generations. Statistics from the ONS show that two thirds of those aged 25-34 were homeowners in 1991, yet a generation later, only one third - 36% - are able to achieve a property purchase.

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Key's research on the over 55s

Key's research on the over 55s

22 November 2018

New research from Key shows that the over 55 age group are very keen to help their children by giving cash sums to help them out. Over 75% of homeowners said they hope to help their children this way, and over 20% said they hoped to help out their grandchildren also.

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Legal & General lifetime mortgage news

Legal & General lifetime mortgage news

21 November 2018

A new product has been launched by Legal & General within their lifetime mortgage offerings. The "Income Lifetime Mortgage" is for consumers who are hoping to add to their monthly income by receiving a monthly payout.

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