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Nationwide joins the Equity Release Council

Nationwide joins the Equity Release Council

17 November 2017

By joining The Council, Nationwide indicates its support for the robust industry standards, rules and guidance that are the bedrock of the modern equity release market and underpin the provision of products and advice to consumers.

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Building Societies report an increase in older borrowers

Building Societies report an increase in older borrowers

16 November 2017

As building societies move in to supporting later life lending they have reported an increase in older borrowers.

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Retirement planning is a pressing issue

Retirement planning is a pressing issue

15 November 2017

concerns for retirement income are encouraging older homeowners to think about a wider range of options, including equity release.

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Record attendance at The Finance Professional Show 2017

Record attendance at The Finance Professional Show 2017

14 November 2017

The Finance Professional Show reports a record number of attendees, with visitors up 13% on 2016.

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Equity release can answer a money crisis but risks upsetting the children

Equity release can answer a money crisis but risks upsetting the children

12 November 2017

Increasing numbers of house owners are releasing equity from their property but downsizing could prove the better option following discussions with th...

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elderly homeowners using equity release to consolidate debts

4 November 2017

Figures from One Family show one in five lifetime borrowers use equity release to clear their mortgage.

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Advice for later life lending needs to keep up with the times

2 November 2017

Industry experts at the Financial Services Expo in Coventry had a debate on latter life lending, calling for advisers to provide advice across all opt...

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Legal & General signed partnership with Co-operative

2 November 2017

Legal and General and The Co-operative Bank have signed a 5 year partnership to offer lifetime mortgages to over 55 customers.

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Chairman of the Equity Release Council, insight & Predictions

1 November 2017

Nigel Waterson, chairman of the Equity Release Council gives you an insight into what is happening in the equity release market,

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Baby boomers using their property to support retirement

30 October 2017

Figures have revealed that baby boomers are using the equity in their property to support their retirement plans or to pay off interest only mortgages...

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Equity Release Council figures shows £800m borrowed in the third quarter

30 October 2017

Equity Release Council figures show that the over-55s took over £800m of wealth from their properties in the third quarter.

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Equity Release Council results show rise in drawdown customers

30 October 2017

The Equity Release Council third quarter figures have reported increase in over-55s taking equity release.

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Equity release hits a new record

30 October 2017

According to figures from the Equity Release Council, total lending in the third quarter for the first time surpasses £800m.

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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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