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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More requests for Equity Release in 2018

More requests for Equity Release in 2018

17 December 2018

The Equity Release Council has reached 300 member firms - the result of many more inquiries about later life lending and the use of housing wealth over the last year.

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The Equity Release Council's membership numbers reach 300

The Equity Release Council's membership numbers reach 300

14 December 2018

The Equity Release Council has announced that it's membership has reached 300 member firms, reflecting the growth in the sector over the last year.

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Increase in Council Membership numbers

Increase in Council Membership numbers

13 December 2018

An increase of 46% in its membership has been announced by the Equity Release Council. Since the end of 2017 membership numbers have increased to over 300 firms. The Council also has seen a 38% increase in individual memberships, with this figure now reaching 900 individuals.

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