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How to release equity for home improvements?

How to release equity for home improvements?

18 May 2017

A homeowner asks about equity release for home improvements. Always get advice from an independent financial adviser.

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MBE Bristol Expo registration open

MBE Bristol Expo registration open

18 May 2017

The Equity Release Council will have a stand at the Mortgage Business Expo Bristol on 6th June. Registration is now open.

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Increase use of equity release in retirement planning

Increase use of equity release in retirement planning

17 May 2017

Advisers are reporting a significant increase in equity release as an option in retirement.

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Meet the Plymouth business young gun dubbed the next Chris Dawson

Meet the Plymouth business young gun dubbed the next Chris Dawson

14 May 2017

Meet the Plymouth business young gun dubbed the next Chris Dawson : He's just 30 years old, but Steve Wilkie is masterminding a Plymouth business

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Equity release image change: An acceptable source to fund retirement

12 May 2017

Homeowners aged 55 or over own £1.8 trillion of equity in their homes, yet many struggle to get by on greatly reduced incomes once they reach retireme...

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FCA drops plans for standalone equity release qualification

11 May 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has dropped plans to introduce a standalone equity release qualification for advisers.

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Interest-only borrowing behind equity release rise

10 May 2017

Key Retirement has found that 22% of customers used property wealth to clear mortgage debt in the first three months of the year.

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Personal Touch joins Equity Release Council

10 May 2017

The adviser network joined the council in a bid to shape where the market is heading in the next few years.

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Equity release market split on FCA qualification decision

9 May 2017

The equity release market is divided about the Financial Conduct Authority's decision not to bring in a standalone qualification for lifetime mortgage...

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Nigel Waterson, Chairman of the Equity Release Council, comments on the FCA’s decision not to proceed with a standalone equity release qualification – ‘a clear win for consumers’

9 May 2017

“We welcome the FCA’s decision not to develop a standalone equity release qualification, which is a clear win for consumers. Different consumers have ...

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One to One: Geoff Charles, chief executive, Bower Retirement

8 May 2017

A focus on innovative thinking, bespoke customer relationship management systems, promoting team building in children

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What is equity release?

8 May 2017

What is equity release? Asset rich, cash poor Londoners have trillions of pounds tied up in their homes

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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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