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THE EQUITY RELEASE COUNCIL SIGNS ITS 1,000TH MEMBER

THE EQUITY RELEASE COUNCIL SIGNS ITS 1,000TH MEMBER

1 July 2019

THE EQUITY RELEASE COUNCIL SIGNS ITS 1,000TH MEMBER

Sarah Barlow Financial Solutions Limited joins the Equity Release Council, bringing its membership up to 1,000

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News from the Financial Ombudsman Service

News from the Financial Ombudsman Service

17 July 2019

News, data and resources from the Financial Ombudsman Service.

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Minimum age requirements cut by Key

Minimum age requirements cut by Key

16 July 2019

Mortgage Solutions reports that Pure Retirement has cut the minimum age requirement (down to 55 years) and introduced a new set of fee options on its ...

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Knight Frank becomes latest to enter the later life lending market

Knight Frank becomes latest to enter the later life lending market

12 July 2019

Mortgage Finance Gazette has published a piece on Knight Frank entering the later life lending advice market. The piece mentions that the Council repo...

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Later life lending yet to peak

Later life lending yet to peak

12 July 2019

Lisa Buckley, head of mortgage sales and marketing at Leek United Building Society, discusses how changing demographics are driving the demand for lat...

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Could Brits have to work a decade longer?

8 July 2019

Bob Champion, chairman of the Air Later Life Academy says Equity Release could help UK retirees after a World Economic Forum report identified retirem...

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First UK estate agent enters the Equity Release market

8 July 2019

Knight Frank has become the first estate agent to set up a later life financing division under its mortgage brokerage, for the growing number of over-...

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Specialist conveyancers and Equity Release

5 July 2019

Financial Reporter covers the Council's Q1 2019 lending figures in an article looking at the role of specialist conveyancers in the growing equity rel...

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Advisers must understand vulnerability

4 July 2019

Tim Farmer, founder of the TSF Mental Capacity Assessors, urges advisers to better understand the potential vulnerability of their later life clients.

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Council responds to Lords report on social care 'crisis'

4 July 2019

The council has responded to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee report 'Social care funding: time to end a national scandal' today. The rep...

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Common reasons for Equity Release rejections explained

3 July 2019

Research by More 2 Life, shows the most common reason for an unsuccessful Equity Release application is having a flat roof, since they need replacing ...

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Downsizing is not the only option

2 July 2019

Mark Gregory, founder and CEO of Equity Release Supermarket, argues that some homeowners could be better off with a drawdown lifetime mortgage when co...

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Financial Ombudsman newsletter June 2019

27 June 2019

Newsletter June 2019

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