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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IMLA: over-65s need advice across the board on later life lending

IMLA: over-65s need advice across the board on later life lending

16 August 2018

Financial advice given to the over 65s needs to cover all areas of income including property wealth, according to a new report from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association. Homeowners within this age group increased by 52% in the decade from 2006 to 6 million people.

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Retirement plans include property wealth as standard

Retirement plans include property wealth as standard

13 August 2018

Bob Champion of Later Life Academy discusses the latest ER Council figures for Q2 which show that over 11,000 new equity release plans were sold during this period. More and more people are using the value of their property when planning for their retirement.

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Equity Release Council response to Adam Smith Institute report

Equity Release Council response to Adam Smith Institute report

7 August 2018

Equity Release Council response to Adam Smith Institute report.

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