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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Reader question about a lifetime mortgage answered

Reader question about a lifetime mortgage answered

11 February 2019

A reader writes about their mother who may soon need to go into a care home, and who has a lifetime mortgage - the question concerns the sale of her house and how equity release works.

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Is Equity Release the answer to the social care funding shortfall?

Is Equity Release the answer to the social care funding shortfall?

8 February 2019

As funding for care in later life from the local authorities becomes less and less, could equity release provide a way to help those reaching retirement to cover social care costs? Research from Key suggests nearly 80% of over 55s questioned in a recent survey do not have sufficient plans in place to cover their financial needs.

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A record for Equity Release plans

A record for Equity Release plans

29 January 2019

The Equity Release lending figures from Q4 2018 are quoted illustrating the huge increase in plans that have been agreed over the last 3 years.

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