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Use this section to find out exactly how the different type of equity release schemes work and how you can use the most suitable type of deal for your needs to suit your ends.

Jan 04, 2017

How to use a lifetime mortgage

Lifetime mortgages can provide money for your retirement without the headache of making re...
Jan 03, 2017

How to use a home reversion plan

Home reversion schemes are an alternative method of releasing equity from your property to...
Dec 22, 2016

Case study – Home reversion plans

Gail Shaw, 77, had previously looked into home reversion plans but was unsure about taking...
Dec 22, 2016

Case study – Lifetime mortgages

Mary Harris, 77, and husband Thomas Harris, 84, are retired teachers.

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Dec 07, 2016

How to release equity from your home

Feb 25, 2013

54% shop around for equity release

Jan 24, 2013

10,000+ released equity in 2012


Sep 27, 2017

Retirement mortgages relaunched by Vernon Building Society

The deals come without maximum age limits and can be taken out on a repayment or interest-...
Jul 11, 2017

Over 50s use equity to fund home improvements

Jul 10, 2017

Mortgage rates fall to all-time low

Jul 06, 2017

Four in 10 older borrowers have an interest-only mortgage

Many are using equity release as a way of repaying their outstanding mortgage debt
Jul 04, 2017

Equity release now £30K cheaper than last year

May 18, 2017

Tories plan to include your home in means test for care

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