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Home improvements with Equity Release

Home improvements with Equity Release

Equity Release is being used to make home improvements by over 65% of consumers, and in addition over the last year we've seen the highest ever numbers recorded of people helping family members purchase their first home by releasing funds from their homes.

18 April 2019

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Property owners' retirement income from Equity Release

Property owners' retirement income from Equity Release

More and more borrowers are obtaining a monthly lump sum from their Equity Release plan, as the options available later life mortgages increase in popularity.

13 April 2019

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Equity Release plans see a jump in numbers

Equity Release plans see a jump in numbers

Recent research shared by Key Partnerships shows that the number of Equity Release plans have increased by 310 percent since 2016. New products to the market included those with a variety of loan-to-value rates and those plans which don't incur any fees.

11 April 2019

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How your property can provide retirement funding

How your property can provide retirement funding

*article behind paywall* The Council is referenced in this article on the growth of EquityRelease to fund retirement

11 April 2019

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News from Aviva on Lifetime Mortgages

News from Aviva on Lifetime Mortgages

The latest news announced by Aviva to their lifetime mortgage offering means that advisers will benefit from a faster process for completing applications.

11 April 2019

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Property improvements top priority for borrowers

Property improvements top priority for borrowers

According to the latest research from Just Group, nearly two thirds of property owners put home improvements higher on the list of priorities than debt repayments.

11 April 2019

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Equity Release is part of mainstream financial planning

Equity Release is part of mainstream financial planning

*article behind paywall* Council member Nationwide has confirmed it's the first of the high street banks to offer Equity Release.

10 April 2019

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Nationwide confirms Equity Release product offering

Nationwide confirms Equity Release product offering

Borrowers in the older age bracket will have the option to choose from later life products offered by Nationwide. Those who are currently Nationwide customers and who are aged 55 up to 85 years old will be eligible to apply.

10 April 2019

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Knowledge sought on Equity Release products

Knowledge sought on Equity Release products

Consumers wishing to increase their retirement funds have, in the last few years, started to make the most of what is usually their largest asset. Funds released from property totalled a record £3.9bn last year, according to latest figures from the Equity Release Council.

8 April 2019

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ERC Chief Exec talks about Equity Release

ERC Chief Exec talks about Equity Release

Jim Boyd, Chief Executive Office of the Equity Release Council, discusses the way Equity Release is perceived and how, while not for everyone, it can be an option for many.

5 April 2019

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