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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What are the benefits of Equity Release?

What are the benefits of Equity Release?

15 May 2019

Equity Release is a popular option, with £3.94bn released in 2018 - but what are the pros and cons of releasing cash from your home? The Equity Release Council is the trade body who set four key standards that all products should be guided by.

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Pension withdrawal figures in the UK

Pension withdrawal figures in the UK

13 May 2019

According to the latest figures from the HMRC, retirees in Britain are withdrawing above the recommended 4% rate from their pensions. The average amount that is withdrawn is £7,254 per year.

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Retirement savings options - when to purchase property

Retirement savings options - when to purchase property

13 May 2019

*article behind paywall* Property experts say it's there are 3 key times to spend your money on bricks and mortar especially in this time of Brexit upheaval and uncertainty.

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